The Eucharist: The body of Christ, bread that is broken for the life of the world

Readings: Exodus 24:3-8, Psalm 116:12-13,15 and 16bc,17-18, Hebrews 9:11-15 , Mark 14:12-16.22-26

Dear brother and sisters, today we celebrate a special day dedicated to the body and blood of Christ. Each and every day, we celebrate the Holy Eucharist but perhaps some times we have become so familiar with this experience that it does not anymore arouse awe and wonder in us.

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Trinity is communicated LOVE

Readings: Dt 4, 32.34.39-40; Ps 33, 4-5.6.9.18.20.22; Rom 8, 14-17; Mt 28, 16-20

The celebration if the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity offers us an opportunity to contemplate the mystery of the God we worship. God is unity in communion. God is family. The images we use to describe this mystery will always remain limited, but our continued reflection on it draws us closer to what human family and community life is called to be.

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Remain in me and you will bear much fruit

There are certain attitudes that one must cultivate if they want to attain certain goals in life. Athletes go through rigorous training each and everyday to reach their goals. Students spend sleepless night to prepare for their examinations. People generally make a lot of sacrifices each and every day to make ends meet. We let go the things we deem less important and stick to those that we see as more important and relevant to our goals.

Today’s gospel presents to us another theme of the seven revelations of Christ in the gospel of John. He

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The offer and command of love

Readings: Acts 10, 25-26.34-35.44-48; Ps 98, 1.2-3ab.3cd-4; 1 Jn 4, 7-10; Jn 15, 9-17

The word of God for us on the sixth Sunday of Easter invites us to contemplate the love that God has for us and which He makes a command for us. We, in a way, get a definition of love. This love makes us God’s friends and friends of all. God’s love encompasses all. Nobody should be excluded from the love-circle of God.

Read more: 6th Sunday of Easter, year B

Good Shepherd Sunday

Readings: Acts 4,8-12, Psalm 118,8-9, 21-23, 26, 28-29, 1 John 3,1-2, John 10, 11-18

Today we celebrate the fourth Sunday of Easter also called the Good shepherd Sunday and it also the vocations Sunday, a day in which we pray for different vocations as a Church.  The major theme that we reflect upon on this day comes from the image of Christ the good shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep and through whose example we find inspiration for our different vocations that are all geared towards a loving service to one another.

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