It is 02nd April 2015. It is Holy Thursday. We celebrate the Triune feasts of the Institution of the Holy Eucharist, the Institution of ministerial priest and the New Commandment of Love The readings are from Ex. 12:1-8,11-14; 1 Cor.11:23-26 and the Gospel from Jn.13:1-15. The first reading celebrates the feast of Passover. God invites […]

It is 01st April 2015. The readings are from Is.50:4-9a and the Gospel from Mt.26:14-25. The first reading invites us to have disciple’s tongue. “The Lord Yahweh has given me a disciple’s tongue, that I may know how to sustain the weary with the word. The word rouses me in the morning, in the morning […]

It is 31st March 2015. The readings are from Is.49:1-6 and the Gospel from Jn. 13:21-33, 36-38. The first reading promises us the Servant of the Lord who will bring the salvation of our God. “I will make you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the […]

It is 30th March 2015. The readings are from Is.42:1-7 and the Gospel from Jn.12:1-11. The first reading describes about the Servant Messiah. Chosen Servant has gentleness, encouragement, justice, and truth. Israel and Messiah are the servant. Both have to reveal God to others. “To be a covenant for the people, and a light for […]

It is 29th March 2015. We celebrate today both Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday. The Holy Week invites us to be serious in reflecting the actual events at the final moments of our salvation through Jesus Christ. We not only commemorate Jesus’s death and resurrection but also our own dying to sin and selfishness and […]

It is 28th March 2015. The readings are from Ezk.37:21-28 and the Gospel from Jn. 11:45-57. The first reading talks about God’s intention to make the covenant of unity. Prophet Ezekiel’s vision for God’s people united as one under one leader. God wanted God’s people to be united and led by a leader after the […]

It is 27th March 2015. The readings are from Jer.20:10-13 and the Gospel from Jn.10:31-42. The first reading is the confession of Jeremiah. He feels so much painful and bitter the way God’s people do not listen to the Word of God. People did not accept the message of the prophet. On the contrary, Jeremiah […]

It is 26th March 2015. The readings are from Gen.17:3-9 and the Gospel from Jn. 8:51-59. The first reading speaks about the covenant God made with Abraham. God’s covenant consists of granting many descendants, continued assistance to the descendants of Abram, giving the land of Canaan and God expected Abraham to obey and circumcise. The […]

It is 25th March 2015. We celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, The Mystery of Incarnation. The readings are Is.7:10-14; 8:10; Heb 10:4-10 and the Gospel from Lk. 1:26-38. The first reading speaks about the prophecy of virginal conception. Ahaz, one of the worst kings of Israel was told to ask for […]

It is 24th March 2015. The readings are from Num.21:4-9 and the Gospel from Jn. 8:21-30. The first reading depicts the impatience, the unbelief and complaining of the Israelites and therefore God punished them. In Ps.78, we read about the sources of complaints Israelites made against God such as not being faithful to God, forgetting […]