November 11, 2018

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 11 November 2018   “The jar of meal was not spent, nor the jug of oil emptied.”   Introduction   The example of the generosity of the poor widow is the benchmark for the followers of Jesus.   Today’s Readings   First Reading: 1 Kings 17:10-16   God rewards the […]

November 4, 2018

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time 4 November 2018   “Which is the first of all the commandments?.”   Introduction   What is the first commandment of God’s Law?  To love God with all our heat and soul, mind and strength, and to love our neighbour as ourselves.  Let us be mindful during this Mass that […]

October 28, 2018

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 28 October 2018   “Go; your faith has saved you.”   Introduction   We are invited today to hear the call of Jesus and to get up and follow him.  We will learn from the faith of a blind man how Jesus heals and loves each one of us.   […]

October 21, 2018

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 21 October 2018   “Anyone who wants to be first among you must be slave to all.”   Introduction   Today’s Gospel helps us to understand that true greatness is about serving others, especially when it is at cost to ourselves.  Jesus offered the ultimate example: he gave up his […]

October 14, 2018

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 14 October 2018   “How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the Kingdom of God.”   Introduction   It is difficult to place God and God’s will at the centre of our lives.  There are so many distractions, good and bad, that elbow their way in, […]

October 7, 2018

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 7 October 2018   “What God has united, man must not divide.”   Introduction   God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone.”  God gathers us into community, to be members of the body of Christ, so that we might never be alone.  Let us offer […]

September 30, 2018

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 30 September 2018   “Anyone who is not against us is for us.”   Introduction   God gives us authority not to lord it over people but to serve them.  Let us open our hearts to God’s word so that we may learn Christ’s gentle ways.   Today’s Readings   […]

September 23, 2018

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 23 September 2018   “If anyone wants to be first, he must make himself last of all and servant of all.”   Introduction   Jesus is the way, the truth and the life.  He shows us that to follow him is to submit to each other in humility.   Today’s […]

September 16, 2018

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 16 September 2018   “And he began to teach them.”   Introduction   In today’s Gospel reading, for the first time, the Lord reveals to his disciples that he, the Son of Man, is to suffer many things, to be rejected by the authorities, to be killed and on the […]

September 9, 2018

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 9 September 2018   “He took him aside in private, away from the crowd.”   Introduction   The Lord has invited us here today to speak some message to each of us in word and sacrament.  May we all hear God’s word to us clearly.   Today’s Readings   First […]