Sunday’s Gospel Reflections

Readings & Reflections for Sunday’s Liturgy

HE IS RISEN

  Easter: called forth from our tombs The Resurrection stands at the very heart of the Christian faith experience and it never ceases to surprise us. It is the mystery of mysteries and it radiates light, life, and love. It is the Light of the Risen Christ that penetrates the darkness of a world ravaged […]

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1st Sunday of Lent Man does not live by bread alone…. Humility breaks down walls and barriers The only way to humility is through humiliation – and humiliation is not such an attractive path to follow… We need humility to be able to search deep down within us to find our true self… We need […]

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Palm Sunday Mk 14:1 – 15:47 The heart of the Gospel is the Passion of Our Lord. There are different options as to how to live this mystery. It may be a past time or hobby; it may  be a spectacle  for you to watch from afar; or it can be the reason for your […]

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The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 – Which way shall I go ? There are two ways – one leads to life and the other leads to death –  you are free to choose the way you wish to follow! Today’s gospel also brings us to a cross road. Today’s gospel sounds almost like […]

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3rd Sunday of Advent John 1:6-8, 19-28 – Who are you? In the midst of Advent we find ourselves in this Sunday dedicated to Joy. Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I say rejoice! How can you radiate joy when your heart is full of sorrow? More often than not we are unable to control […]

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Solemnity of Christ the King

Readings for this Week: Find the complete readings (in Maltese and English) read during the Liturgy here. Commentaries and Reflections: English Commentaries: Exegetical Commentary: verse-by-verse commentary of all the Gospel available here Lectio Divina on the Gospel: lectio divina (prayer in the light of scripture) provided by the Carmelite Order available here. From a Discourse of Origen on prayer: available here Italian Commentaries: […]

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John 2:13-22 – This is my Father’s House! Zeal, yearning,  desire, passion… God’s word today speaks of  Jesus’ zeal and passion  for the Father’s house. We are all controlled by one passion or the other. Our zeal may be life-giving.  However, this depends on the passion we foster as this may also be our destruction, […]

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Pentecost Sunday

Readings for this Week: Find the complete readings (in Maltese and English) read during the Liturgy here. Commentaries and Reflections: English Commentaries: Exegetical Commentary: verse-by-verse commentary of all the Gospel available here Lectio Divina on the Gospel: lectio divina (prayer in the light of scripture) provided by the Carmelite Order available here. Italian Commentaries: Enzo Bianchi’s Commentary: weekly commentary by the Prior […]

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The Ascension of Our Lord

Readings for this Week: Find the complete readings (in Maltese and English) read during the Liturgy here. Commentaries and Reflections: English Commentaries: Exegetical Commentary: verse-by-verse commentary of all the Gospel available here Lectio Divina on the Gospel: lectio divina (prayer in the light of scripture) provided by the Carmelite Order available here. Italian Commentaries: Enzo Bianchi’s Commentary: weekly commentary by the Prior […]

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5th Sunday of Easter

Readings for this Week: Find the complete readings (in Maltese and English) read during the Liturgy here. Commentaries and Reflections: English Commentaries: Exegetical Commentary: verse-by-verse commentary of all the Gospel available here Lectio Divina on the Gospel: lectio divina (prayer in the light of scripture) provided by the Carmelite Order available here. Italian Commentaries: Enzo Bianchi’s Commentary: weekly commentary by the Prior […]

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