12th Sunday in 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 in 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…]

Corpus Christi

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.”.  The three biblical passages that we read today aid our reflections on the identity of the Christian God. It is not enough to state that one believes in God, it is more important to know … [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…]

7th Sunday of Easter Year C

7th Sunday of Easter – Year C. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “I Pray That You May All Be One”. The first reading shows us that the martyrdom of Stephen is modeled on the death of Jesus. His stoning, the first death of a disciple, is the paradigm for how followers should face the end, … [Read more…]

6th Sunday of Easter C:

Commentary Theme for 6th Sunday of Easter – Year C. “The Spirit Will Introduce To All Who Wish To Listen, To The Full Truth”. We read in the Gospel the promise of Jesus to send us the Spirit, entrusting him with the task of leading the Christians, of teaching and reminding them of all that … [Read more…]

5th Sunday of Easter 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”.  The second reading presents the “New World” that will rise at the end of time … [Read more…]

4th Sunday of Easter : C

Commentary Theme for 4th Sunday of Easter  – Year C.  “Jesus The Shepherd, We The Sheep Of His Flock”. The shepherd is the one who walks at the head of his flock to show the safe ‘way’ leading to pastures and to the springs of fresh water. Jesus is the only  ‘True Shepherd’. His ‘way’, … [Read more…]