Gospel Reflection

In the course of this week’s Gospel, the Lord Jesus tells us in no uncertain terms the demands and the…

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Gospel Commentary for the 13th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C      

Christ in Our Neighborhood             The feast of Corpus Christi, the Body of the Lord, brings with it one of…

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Commentary for Corpus Christi

Jn 16:12-15 The ancient Church famously told a story about Saint Augustine, that he was once walking along the seashore…

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Commentary for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

            At long last, our Easter celebration comes to a triumphant close this weekend with this solemnity of Pentecost, making…

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Commentary | Pentecost

            We see often enough in great adventure films the moment when after the journey has come to an end,…

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Commentary | The Ascension

It is deeply fitting that after Divine Mercy Sunday, we should come to this weekend’s Gospel. Last week, we saw…

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Third Sunday of Easter | Do you love me?

The spirit of death has weighed upon us heavily for a long time now. I don’t mean only the past…

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Easter 2022 | Death Trampled by Death

“This is my Body, which will be given up for you.” These words, nestled into the heart of this weekend’s…

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Commentary for Palm Sunday, Year C | God’s Own Offering

Once again this week, the Gospels present us with an episode of immense mercy and forgiveness. Where last week we…

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Commentary for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C | Forgetting What Lies Behind

The Gospel passage given to us for this Laetare Sunday, or “Rejoice” Sunday, just over halfway through Lent, might be…

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Bulletin Commentary for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year C | Rejoicing Over the Prodigal

“If you do not repent, you will all perish.” This saying of Jesus can serve as a powerful test of…

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Commentary for the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C| The Loving Call to Repentance

This Sunday gives us several strange things to consider. First, we have the rather esoteric seeming sacrifice presented in the…

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Commentary for the Second Sunday of Lent | The Covenant and Invitation