Gospel Reflection

One of the most popular conceptions of the so-called “historical Christ” current in the secular world is the portrait of…

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Gospel Commentary for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time — Love over Power

The miracle we see Christ work in today’s Gospel, like most of Christ’s miracle stories, can almost stand on its…

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Commentary for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Understanding the Miracle

Our Role in His Work Why does God ask us to do anything? This might seem like an odd question,…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino

The True Shepherd The Gospel this week tells us that as Christ, exhausted and longing for rest, looks at the…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Work is God’s In recent years, the Holy See has discussed, on several occasions, extending the amount of time…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

His Own Received Him Not The very beginning of John’s Gospel, in describing the origin and mission of Jesus, tells…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

True Faith “Do not be afraid, just have faith.” This Sunday’s Gospel centers on this command and encouragement ofJesus Christ….

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Sleeping Savior “Peace. Be still.” With these words, Christ in this week’s Gospel calms the storm that threatens His…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Growing at the Lord’s Pace If we were to come up with a list of the defining marks of American…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday brings us to the great and crowning moment of glory that closes the Easter season. The resurrection of…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Pentecost Sunday

As the Easter season begins to draw to a close, the Risen Christ ends His time appearing among His Apostles…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | The Ascension of the Lord

The Heart of Our Faith During this holiest season of Easter, the ancient Church turned to re-focus on understanding our…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Fifth Sunday of Easter