32nd Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Two Widows Who Gave Everything.”   As long as our lessons to catechumens and new Christians speak only of prayers, ceremonies, feasts and the need to make some offerings to God, everybody listens attentively and seems fully committed. The first reading and the … [Read more…]

Feast Of All Saints – Year B

“Feast of All Saints,” Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Called to be Holy.” We have not come from nothing in order to return to nothing. God does not play about with his creatures; he has a plan for each one of us, our ‘Final Destiny’. Today’s readings reveal the divine plan that God … [Read more…]

30th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Enlightened to Follow Christ.”   The first reading describes the journey of the ‘blind’ people of Israel from slavery to freedom. God himself is their guide. The second reading contains words of consolation for those who, after receiving the ‘light’ of Christ, follow … [Read more…]

29th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “An Authority To Command? No, To Serve!” On this ‘Mission Sunday’ the first reading shows us God preparing his people to adopt the mentality of service and of giving up one’s life that Jesus was to illustrate later. The second reading tells us … [Read more…]

28th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Go, Sell All That You Have….”. In our lives we are required to make many choices. Many are the things that attract us, and we cannot have them all. To choose some means that we have to renounce others. The readings of today … [Read more…]

27th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Marriage According To God’s Will and Plan”.   The first reading and the Gospel are about marriage and present the original plan of God. Why has he made us male and female? What was his purpose? The second reading could be linked to this … [Read more…]

26th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday:  “Marriage According To God’s Will and Plan”.  The first reading and the Gospel are about marriage and present the original plan of God. Why has he made us male and female? What was his purpose? The second reading could be linked to this theme. … [Read more…]

25th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Jesus teaches his disciples True Christian Service”. Are we ‘great enough’ to be able to serve all of our brothers and sisters? The first reading shows us that those who choose to follow the wisdom of God, the upright, are a reproach to … [Read more…]

24th Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Messiah, but what kind of Messiah?”   We should take the question of Jesus to his disciples: “Who do you say I am?” as addressed to each one of us today and every other day. Now, as at the time of Jesus, there … [Read more…]

23rd Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Jesus Cures the Deaf and the Dumb.”   Are we sometimes ‘Deaf and Dumb’ to the Word of God and to the Poor? The first reading uses the image of the deaf and dumb man to show what God would one day do … [Read more…]