Gospel Reflection

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

The Lord of Life Once more this Easter season we turn to John’s Gospel, allowing Christ to teach us what…

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

The Meaning of the Bible “He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.”  There may be no desire more consistent…

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

Paschal Mercy Each year, when the Easter festivities arrive, we welcome with joy the end of our Lenten fasting, and…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Divine Mercy Sunday

Seeing By Love Easter Sunday once more finds us in a changed world. As we did last year, when we…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

For Love’s Sake Only “Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain…

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

For God So Loved the World The Gospel this week gives us perhaps the most famous line in all of…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Fourth Sunday in Lent

For God Alone With Lent well underway, it is more than fitting for us to consider Christ’s shocking act of…

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Gospel Commentary by Fr. Joseph Rampino | Third Sunday of Lent