12th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Who Is Jesus For Us?” Beginning from the time of the apostles, people have expressed many opinions on the person of Jesus. Who is really for the people of our time and for our communities: the Messiah or one of the precursors? … [Read more…]

11th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The ‘Perfect’… Who Are Incapable Of Love”. When faced by guilt, we are tempted to hide it or to justify it one way or the other. Behaviour like this hinders God’s forgiveness. David in the first reading, the woman sinner and all … [Read more…]

10th. Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year C

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: Jesus the Lord of Life. The first reading and the Gospel describe two very similar events. They tell the story of two women who have lost their only children and they are consoled by God, who through an envoy of his has … [Read more…]

The Body And Blood Of Christ – Year C

The Body and Blood of Christ – Corpus Christ Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Give Them Something To Eat Yourselves”. The three readings of today invite us to reflect on the meaning of the Eucharist and tell us that it is nourishment. It is not a medicine that acts automatically; it must be … [Read more…]

Trinity Sunday – Year C

Trinity Sunday – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Same Message from The Father, Son and Holy Spirit.”. It is not enough to state that one believes in God, it is more important to know in which God one believes. It is essential to know who our God is and what it entails … [Read more…]

Pentecost Sunday – Year C

Pentecost Sunday – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Empowered By The Spirit”. The first reading and the Gospel present the descent of the Spirit. It is the same event presented differently. The teachings of Luke and John complement each other and inform us that the Spirit is the ‘new Law’, the force that … [Read more…]

The Ascension Of The Lord – Year C

The Ascension Of The Lord – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “A Community Looking Down To Earth”. The Gospel and the first reading are showing us the entry of Jesus into the glory of his Father. The images used to explain the fact are not easy for us to understand, so we run … [Read more…]

6th Sunday Of Easter – Year C

6th Sunday of Easter – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Spirit Will Introduce To All Who Wish To Listen, To The Full Truth”. The first reading shows us an example of this intervention by the Spirit with the early Christian communities. These communities are facing a new and serious problem, never solved … [Read more…]

5th Sunday Of Easter – Year C

5th Sunday of Easter – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The New Commandment, The New World, The New Community”. The theme of this Sunday is about the “New”. The Gospel is telling us about the “New Commandment”. In the first reading we do not have the term “New”, but we have instead its … [Read more…]

4th Sunday Of Easter – Year C

4th Sunday of Easter  – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Jesus The Shepherd, We The Sheep Of His Flock”. Today’s first reading tells us that in order to follow Christ, it is necessary to be ready to endure hardships and persecutions. This is what Paul and Barnabus are teaching us with the examples … [Read more…]