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Christian Unity 2020 Week: Care for Migrants at Heart

By Leon Bent - The theme for 2020, chosen and prepared by a group of representatives from the Christian Churches ...
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Why We Must Protect the Constitution

By Fr Roland Coelho, SJ - Attending a civil society sponsored peaceful protest organized by educationist Arvind Bhatikar against the ...
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Perianayagi Madha Shrine: The Italian Connection

By Verghese V Joseph- Statue of Periya NayagiPeriyanayagi Madha Shrine is a famous Roman Catholic Church dedicated to Mother Mary ...
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Obituary: Fr Alban D’Souza, An Ambassador for Christ

By Fr Joshan Rodrigues - (Born: August 17, 1965; Died: January 5, 2020) The guitar strings played the tune of ...
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A Beautiful House for the Sisters…

By Sr. Teresa Joseph, FMA - St. John Bosco, fondly called Don Bosco, friend, father and teacher of youth often ...
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The Dance of Peace to the Tune of Divisiveness

By Leon Bent – The message for the 53rd World Day of Peace on January 1st as Pope Francis declares ...
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Year-End Prayer: Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

By Sr. Teresa Joseph, FMA - Lonavla Parish, 31 December 2019 Part 1: In search of God’s love and forgiveness ...
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Saint John the Apostle

By Leon Bent - St. John the Apostle, also called Saint John the Evangelist or Saint John the Divine, (flourished ...
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Have You Given Anyone a Gift This Christmas?

By Jacqueline Kelly - A Gift can change everything and that is what God did at Christmas. Come Christmas and ...
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Of Candles and Christmas Tree!

By Jacqueline Kelly - One of the earliest records of candles being used at Christmas is from the Middle Ages, ...
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What Do You Mean By ‘Deck The Halls With Boughs of Holly’?

By Jacqueline Kelly - Before we find an answer to that, let's try to understand what are Christmas flowers? Poinsettia ...
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Christ in You, The Hope of Glory!

By Fr. Joe Royan, C.Ss.R - If one is abreast with the current state of affairs in our country one ...
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The Deeper Meaning of Advent

By Leon Bent - Don't overlook deeper meaning of Advent! Don’t Rush – First Things First: It is important not ...
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St. John of The Cross: Reformer, Mystic-Poet, and Theologian

By Leon Bent - John does speak of the dark night of the senses and the dark night of the ...
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Mary: God’s Champion Pro-Lifer

By Dr Jeanette Pinto - God is the author of the gift of life, and the Universal Church has consistently ...
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Incarnation: The Mystery of Jesus

By Most Rev. Dr. A. Stephen, Bishop of Tuticorin - Christmas has become world renowned festival because of its centrality ...
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Immaculate Conception: Miracle and Mystery

By Leon Bent - From all eternity Mary was chosen to be the Mother of the Word Incarnate. It is ...
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International Day of Persons With Disabilities

By Leon Bent - International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will ...
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Advent: A Season Worth Waiting For!

By Jacqueline Kelly - Advent prepares us for Christmas. It is the expectant waiting, hopeful anticipation and cheerful preparation of ...
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St. Francis Xavier: Fearless Missionary for Christ

By Leon Bent – St. Francis Xavier, Spanish San Francisco Javier or Xavier, Navarre [Spain] feast day December 3, the ...
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Let the Little Children Know God

By Subhasis Chattopadhyay - December has come, and the world gets ready to greet another Christmas. But there are no ...
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The People’s King

By Fr Joshan Rodrigues – Monarchy and Kingship are outdated concepts in today’s times though vestiges of it continue to ...
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Christ, The King!

By Leon Bent – On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord ...
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St. Pope Clement I: Champion of Orthodoxy

By Leon Bent - The memory of St. Clement has been surrounded with a peculiar glory from the very beginning ...
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St. Cecilia: Patroness of Musicians

By Leon Bent - Saint Cecilia is the patroness of musicians. It is written that as the musicians played at ...
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Prison Ministry India Jubilee: ‘I Was in Prison, You Visited Me’

By Verghese V Joseph – Bengaluru: Prison Ministry India (PMI), a national voluntary organisation, working for the welfare of prisoners ...
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The Presentation of Mary

By Leon Bent – Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth century. A church was built there in ...
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Third World Day of the Poor: Need to Examine Our Conscience

By Leon Bent - Pope Francis thinks aloud, “At the end of the Jubilee of Mercy, I want to offer ...
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World Day of the Poor: Are We Responding to the Cries of the Poor?

By Fr. Cedric Prakash, SJ - In 2017, Pope Francis dedicated a special day, to be observed by the Universal ...
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St. Albert the Great: A Doer and Thinker

By Leon Bent – St. Albert's feast day falls on November 15. Albertus Magnus, also known as Albert the Great ...
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St Leo The Great

By Leon Bent - November 10 is the Roman Catholic Church’s liturgical memorial of the fifth-century Pope Saint Leo I, ...
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Missionaries and Their Mission

By Rev Prakash Mallavarapu Archbishop of Visakhapatnam - Within the limits of the unique persons that each of us are ...
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Founders and Founding Charisms

By Sr Teresa Joseph, FMA - Founder, Foundress and Founding Charisms are always thought of with awe and wonder. There ...
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Let’s Emulate Blessed Rupert Mayer

By Fr. Cedric Prakash, SJ - Not many in India (and for that matter in most parts of the world) ...
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Present Life… is a Trip to Eternity

By Jacqueline Kelly - At the hour of death, the tree of your soul will fall to one side and ...
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A Holier-Than-Thou Attitude is Unacceptable in the Eyes of God

By Dr. Marianne Furtado de Nazareth - The most interesting part for me as a child and even now as ...
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The Meaning of Missionary Spirituality Today

By Sr. Teresa Joseph, FMA - We have experienced the love of God in a personal manner and we feel ...
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Marian Shrines: Experience of Mercy

By Fr Soroj Mullick, SDB - No one in Marian shrines should feel like a stranger, especially when one comes ...
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Shrines: Place of Prayer, Mercy and Hospitality

By Fr Soroj Mullick, SDB - People must have wondered why hundreds of men and women, young and old visit ...
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Mission Without Frontiers

By Sr. Teresa Joseph, FMA - “Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps ...
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