2nd Sunday Of Advent – Year C

2nd Sunday of Advent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “He Comes To Bring Salvation To Every Person.” The readings of today speak of the merciful interventions of God in favour of humankind. In the first reading God’s salvation is manifested through the return of the exiled Jews to their beloved Jerusalem. In the … [Read more…]

1st Sunday Of Advent – Year C

1st Sunday of Advent: Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Raise Your Heads, Your Liberation Is Close At Hand!” “Advent” means “coming” and the three readings of this first Sunday of Advent speak of comings, the “Lord’s coming”. In the first reading God promises to send an “upright branch” of the family of David, … [Read more…]

Solemnity Of ‘Christ The King’ – Year B

Solemnity of ‘Christ the King’: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “A Kingdom That Is Not Of This World.” Today, all the readings speak of the ‘Kingdom of God’ and of Christ. The first and the second readings tell us that the ‘Kingdom of God’ will begin at the time all other earthly kingdoms … [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Mass

Our Annual Parish Thanksgiving Mass is coming up soon on the 6th December- a highlight on the Church Calendar when our community with all its diverse rich components of age, culture, language comes together at a single mass to joyfully give thanks  and bring offerings to God for all the blessings bestowed during the year. … [Read more…]

33rd Sunday Of Ordinary Time – Year B

33rd. Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year B. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “Have Courage, Liberation Is Near!”   There is a proverb that goes: no night is so long and dark that it has no dawn. In the life of the Church, of the world, of a nation, of every man and woman, no situation … [Read more…]

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…]