31st Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 4th November 2018

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 4th November 2018

The central message of today’s readings is the most fundamental principle of all religions, especially Christianity. God Himself tells us that we are created to love God in loving others and to love others in loving God. In other words, we are to love God living in others……

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 21st October 2018

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 21st October 2018

Today’s Scripture readings describe leadership as the sacrificial service done for others and offer Jesus as the best example. They also explain the servant leadership of Jesus, pinpointing service and sacrifice as the criteria of greatness in Christ’s Kingdom…..

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 14th October 2018

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 14th October 2018

Today’s readings remind us that should not possess anything in our life that we refuse to surrender to the Lord. In reality, these things often possess us, and we become the prisoners of our possessions. What we have really done is to give our “things” top priority in our lives….

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B, 30th September 2018

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B, 30th September 2018

Today’s Scripture readings give us a strong warning against jealousy, intolerance and scandal. In the first reading, we find jealousy, in its destructive form of envy, raising its ugly head in Moses’ assistant and successor, Joshua…

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 9th September 2018

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 9th September 2018

Today’s readings offer us God’s invitation to become humble instruments of healing in Jesus’ hands by giving voice to the voiceless and caring love to the needy and the marginalized in our society. The readings also invite us to open our ears to hear the word of God and to let our tongues be loosened by the Holy Spirit to convey the Good News of God’s love and salvation to others….

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 2nd September 2018

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 2nd September 2018

Today’s readings explain what true religion is. It is not simply a scrupulous, external observance of rules, laws, traditions and rituals. It is a loving, obedient relationship with God expressed in obeying His Commandments, worshipping Him, recognizing His presence in other human beings and rendering them loving and humble service….

21st Sunday in Ordinary TIme - B, 26th August 2018

21st Sunday in Ordinary TIme - B, 26th August 2018

Today’s readings stress the fact that the Holy Eucharist, the perfect fulfillment of the symbol of the manna in the Old Testament, is the Food that gives us life forever. In last Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus declared that the bread he gives is his Flesh….

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B, 12th August 2018

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time -B, 12th August 2018

We are living in a world where people of all races and creeds hunger more for spiritual sustenance than for physical food. In response to the spiritual hunger of people in his own day, and to us as well, Jesus proclaims himself as the new and perfect manna, ….

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 5th August 2018

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 5th August 2018

Today’s readings challenge us to be more concerned with spiritual food than physical food and to get our spiritual food regularly from the word of God and from the Holy Eucharist – the Heavenly Bread, because only God can satisfy the various forms of our spiritual hunger….

17th Sunday on Ordinary Time - B, 29th July 2018

17th Sunday on Ordinary Time - B, 29th July 2018

Today’s readings invite us to become humble instruments in God’s hands by sharing our blessings with our needy brothers and sisters. They are about hunger and food and about how we can satisfy the deeper hunger of our life….

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B 22nd July 2018

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B 22nd July 2018

Today’s readings explain how God, like a good shepherd, redeems His people and provides for them. They also challenge us to use our God-given authority in the family, in the Church and in society, with fidelity and responsibility….

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 15th July 2018

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 15th July 2018

The readings for this weekend remind us of our Divine adoption as God’s children and of our call to preach the Good News of Jesus by bearing witness to God’s love, mercy and salvation as revealed through Jesus. “God chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world…..

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 8th July 2018

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 8th July 2018

Today’s readings introduce Jesus as a prophet and explain how prophets and other messengers from God inevitably suffer rejection. Today’s Scriptures challenge us to face rejection with prophetic courage and optimism….

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 1st July 2018

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 1st July 2018

The readings for today speak of the gift of life, both physical and spiritual, that God has given us. They urge and challenge us to be grateful for our health in body and soul and to use God’s gifts of life and health responsibly…