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Posts from the ‘Commentary’ Category

Teaching About Heaven

For the Fifth Sunday of Easter the liturgy presents us with a Gospel reading from Jesus’ Last Supper Discourse in the Gospel of John. Seems a bit odd as we work our way toward the feasts of Ascension and Pentecost.

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Demonstrate Respect for Others

What do you want to be when you grow up? If you’re a bully, do you aspire to be a bigger bully?

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On the Road to Emmaus

A masterful composition is Luke’s story of Jesus’ encounter with two of his disciples returning from Passover in Jerusalem to their hometown Emmaus.

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The Resurrected Jesus

There are three parts in this Sunday’s Gospel reading. The first part takes place on the evening of the first day of the week (Sunday), on the same day as Jesus’ resurrection.

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Matthew’s Passion

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew is the longest in the four Gospels. Matthew composed his Gospel in the mid-eighties of the first Christian century.

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