First Holy Communion

  On Sunday, 24 April, parishioners had the joy of seeing Heibrith Maria and Stefan make their First Holy Communion in Mariukirkjan. They were prepared by Sr. Florence and Sr. Marisa. The children´s hymn, “Jesus, kom inn” (Jesus, come in), was sung at Holy...

Congratulations to our new parish council

  On Sunday, 3 April, the new parish council was elected. Some parishioners had posted their votes, but many also turned up on the day. We also welcomed Bishop Kozon that weekend (31 March – 4 April) so he joined us for church coffee the same day. During...

The Mustard Seed (Sinnopskornið), Lent 2022

  The first Message for Lent came from Pope John XXIII in 1963; Pope Paul VI wrote one in 1973, and there has been a Lenten Message every year since then. This year, Pope Francis’ Message for Lent is a reflection on something Saint Paul wrote in chapter 6 of his...

What can you see from a Sycamore tree?

  In chapter 19 of Saint Luke’s Gospel, there is a story about about Jesus coming to the town of Jericho. Everyone had heard about Him and they all wanted to see him, so there was a bit of a crowd. One of the people was a tax-collector called Zacchaeus; he was...

Synod 2021-2023: What is it about?

  Pope Francis has invited Catholics all over the world to join in a “synodal process” which lasts from October 2021 to October 2023. We are asked to recall how “the Spirit has guided the Church’s journey through history and, today, calls us to...