Cycle (A) 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Is 49:3, 5-6; I Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1:29-34

There are many signs in nature that foreshadow the natural events. When the Scarlet Pimpernel opens people know that the weather will be sunny; when it closes tightly rain is expected. So, this flower has been called the "poor man’s weather glass". When the petals of

Cycle (A) The Baptism of the Lord

Is 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Mt 3:13-17
Today's readings are associated with the Baptism of Jesus.
During the First Reading from the Book of Isaiah, Is. 42:1-4, 6-7] we heard the prophecy that the promised Messiah would be God's chosen Servant in Whom the Divine Soul would delight. [Is. 42:1] The Messiah would have

Cycle (A) The Epiphany of the Lord

Is 60:1-6; Eph. 3:2-31, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12
Today, we are celebrating Epiphany Sunday. This special Feast, normally celebrated on January 6th, commemorates the revealing of Jesus as the Christ to the Gentiles. In some European countries this Feast is known as the "Twelfth Night" (after Christmas).

Cycle (A) New Year

Num 6:22-27; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Today it is January 1st. Another day and another year has begun. 2019 had its challenges and achievements. The rise and fall of great personalities. Great leap in Physics, Medicine and Space Science. In our personal life too many of our dreams are met and some