3rd Sunday Of Easter – Year C

3rd Sunday of Easter – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Word Of The Risen Lord Guides The Christian Community”. The Risen Christ now lives with the Father, but he has not abandoned his disciples. He continues to be present and directs our lives and work through his Word. Whenever the Christian communities … [Read more…]

2nd. Sunday Of Easter – Year C

2nd Sunday of Easter – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Community Animated By The Word Is The Proof That Christ Is Alive”. The Gospel tells us that our faith is not founded on scientific “proof”, but on listening every Sunday to the word of the ‘Risen One’, who is present among us … [Read more…]

Easter Sunday – Year C

Easter Sunday – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Victory Of Life”. Easter is the height of our religious celebrations because it represents the ultimate breakthrough – from death to new life. No such breakthrough had ever occurred before. Now it has. Jesus has risen from the dead. In the Easter light, and … [Read more…]

Palm and Passion Sunday – Year C

Palm and Passion Sunday : Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Nobody Ever Loved As Much As He Did.” For Jesus “to love” means, “to lower oneself”. He descended from his divine condition and became man, living with the poorest among people, reaching all the way down to the least of all. This is … [Read more…]

Parish Pastoral Council Elections

We are about to embark on the process of bringing together a new PPC that will serve our parish for the next three years – so let us understand what this is all about. According to the PPC Statutes of the Archdiocese, each parish shall have a Parish Pastoral Council to facilitate proper consultation and … [Read more…]

5th. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

5th. Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The God of Surprises.” When the people of Israel began to look back at their history, they wondered at what God had already done for them. Yet they also kept thinking that the Lord had done whatever he could and was in no position … [Read more…]

4th. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

4th Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Saved By The Faithfulness And Saved By The Love Of The Father.” The first reading prepares the message contained in the Gospel. The people of Israel did not reach the land of freedom by themselves, they were not saved by their own strength; they … [Read more…]

3rd. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

3rd. Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Lent: Time To Convert.” In Lent, more than any other period of the year, God is inviting us with insistence, to change our ways that can only lead to death and ruin. The first reading tells us about Moses, impulsive, but sincere, who changed … [Read more…]

2nd. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

2nd Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “It Is Difficult To Give Up One’s Life In Love.” The first reading directs the theme of the message of the liturgy of today by presenting us with Abraham, who placed his total trust in God and, because of this faith, was promised a … [Read more…]

1st. Sunday Of Lent – Year C

1st Sunday of Lent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Temptations of Jesus and our Temptations .”  The first reading tells us of the profession of faith by Israel. The account of the interventions of God in favour of his people is the proof that he loves everyone and leads them on the … [Read more…]