Gospel Commentary

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A King of Utmost Goodness

The best incentive to embark enthusiastically on the path of holiness is to understand the immeasurable love of the Good Shepherd for each of...

“Father, Glorify Your Name” – Fifth Sunday of Lent – Preparation for the Passion

Upon receiving a sign of His approaching Passion, Jesus saw that the hour of His glorification had come. The Liturgy selects this Sunday’s Gospel as...

God Manifests His Mercy Even in Chastisement!

Even when humanity rejects the saving help God offers it, He still guides it as a Father, pouring out His goodness whether in warning...

Unfathomable Divine Plans and Faulty Human Criteria

From all eternity, the Son planned to erect the infallible chair of His Church in the person of a mortal man. In the glorious...

Two Standards… Only One Choice!

To win the battle of our spiritual life we must seek complete and perfect union with the Supreme Captain, making use of all the...

Time Should Not Be Spent on Time, But on Eternity

The call to conversion and the proclamation of the Kingdom put us in the perspective of a “brief time” that should be lived with...

Where Does Jesus Live?

When the disciples who followed Him wanted to know where He was staying, Our Lord affectionately said to them: “Come and you will see.”...

Hierarchy or Equality?

Through the thirty years of His family life, the God-Man offers the example of perfect obedience, to a world pervaded by an egalitarian mentality...

Advent

  Gospel for the 1st Sunday of Advent Exortation to Vigilance 33 Jesus said to His disciples: “Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the...

Christ the King and the Secret of Mary

The Blessed Trinity guards an extraordinary Secret, the revelation of which will manifest to the world the supreme royalty of Christ on this earth....

The Power of the Word!

Today’s world has become an immense Nazareth. To save it, the Word of God must be presented in all of its power so that...

An Invitation to Restore the Harmony of Paradise

Irreconcilable enemies unite to put Incarnate Wisdom to the test. In confronting them, Our Lord shows the relationship that should exist between the temporal...

Let Us Love God’s Generosity!

Nothing is as difficult for human pride as accepting God’s gratuitous benevolence, by which He distributes His gifts unequally, being just towards all but...

Five Loaves, Two Fish and Jesus…

In performing the miracle of the multiplication of loaves, Jesus not only desired to feed the great multitude, but also had a much higher...

God’s Kingdom, a Kingdom of Warfare!

The children of light, wary of the enemy who sows weeds around and within them, must above all trust in the power of grace,...

Grafted in Christ

Are we grafted in Christ or in the world? Where can we find peace of soul and how can we fulfil the supernatural end...

Jesus’ Unsurpassed Divine and Human Love

Ao despedir-Se dos discípulos na Última Ceia, Nosso Senhor lhes externa auges do amor de seu Sagrado Coração, revelando o quanto quer a cada um não somente enquanto Deus e Redentor, mas também como amigo e irmão.

The Most Sublime Gift in the Order of Creation

In Mary, God wished to unite the unsurpassable dignity of divine motherhood with the greatest gift of grace, which restored the beauty of the...

The Blessedness of Believing in the Testimony of the Church

St. Thomas did not believe St. Peter and the other Apostles when they told him of the Resurrection of the Lord. We are invited...

The True Messiah and His Glorious Triumph

Thirsting for human glory and incapable of accepting the Kingdom of God which was offered to them, the enemies of Our Lord finally crucify...

A Leprosy Worse than Actual Leprosy

Our Lord shows the contrast between the rigidity of the Old Law regarding the disease of leprosy, and His boundless compassion toward the truly...

The Saviour: Joy of the Good and Confusion of the Wicked

Is the joy awakened by the imminent birth of the Redeemer for everyone, without distinction, or only for those who open their heart to...

Joy or Fear at the Arrival of the Bridegroom

Is the lamp of our soul alight with the oil of virtue? Or has it gone out, due to tepidity? If it has, on...

A Just, but Always Generous Lord

Combatting envy by admiring the gifts which Providence grants to others is a sure way to fulfil the sovereign will of God in our...