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…]

3rd Sunday of Easter: C

Commentary Theme for 3rd Sunday of Easter – Year C. “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 follow his … [Read more…]

2nd Sunday of Easter Year C

Commentary Theme for 2nd Sunday of Easter Year C “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 gathered together as … [Read more…]

Easter Sunday: Year C

Commentary Theme for Easter Sunday – Year C: “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 in that … [Read more…]

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord ; C

Commentary Theme for Palm and Passion Sunday : Year C. “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 the theme … [Read more…]

5th Sunday of Lent : Year C

Commentary Theme for 5th Sunday of Lent: Year C. “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 to do … [Read more…]

4th Sunday of Lent :Year C

Commentary Theme for 4th Sunday of Lent Year C: “Saved By The Faithfulness And 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 were guided by the … [Read more…]

3rd Sunday of lent : Year C

Commentary Theme for 3rd Sunday of Lent: Year C. “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 his life … [Read more…]

2nd Sunday of Lent

Commentary Theme for 2nd Sunday of Lent: Year C.  “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 land and … [Read more…]