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3rd Sunday of Advent - C, 16th December 2018

3rd Sunday of Advent - C, 16th December 2018

A theme of joy always runs through the liturgy of the Third Sunday of Advent. The joy of this day springs from our anticipation and excitement that the Lord’s coming is very near. We ask the Lord to remove any sadness from our hearts that may hinder us from embracing the peace and hope which his presence will bestow on us this Christmas…..

2nd Sunday of Advent - C, 9th December 2018

2nd Sunday of Advent - C, 9th December 2018

The Second Sunday of Advent challenges us to prepare a royal highway in our hearts for Jesus so that we may receive Him as our saving God during Christmas. We should also be prepared for Christ’s daily coming….

1st Sunday of Advent - C, 2nd December 2018

1st Sunday of Advent - C, 2nd December 2018

Advent is a time of waiting for Christ, allowing Jesus to be reborn in our lives. It is also a time for purifying our hearts by repentance and for renewing our lives by reflecting on and experiencing the several comings (advents) of Christ into our lives….

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 18th November 2018

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - B, 18th November 2018

Today’s readings give us the assurance that our God will be with us all the days of our lives and that we will have the ongoing presence of the Holy Spirit in our midst, guiding, protecting and strengthening us in spite of our necessary uncertainty concerning the end time …..

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….