Spirituality

Cardinal Gracias Releases English Standard Version of Catholic Bible in India

Bangalore: His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias, the President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) and the Archbishop ...
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Walk In Jesus’ Footprint on Desert Sand

By Leon Bent - This piece of writing is a prayer; its message is simple and direct. Read it with ...
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The Evolution of Lent

By Fr. Hedwig Lewis, SJ - From the early centuries in the history of Christianity, Christians established Easter Sunday to ...
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Young Bernadette, Virgin and Youth

By Leon Bent - “The Virgin” is a poem from Part II of Wordsworth's 1822 Ecclesiastical Sonnets, and is a tribute to ...
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#Lent – Fast. Pray. Love

By Fr Joshan Rodrigues – A popular joke goes that when asked what he was going to abstain from this ...
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Friar Gonsalo Gracia: The Indian Franciscan Martyr Saint

By Fr Joy Prakash, OFM - Gonsalo Gracia was born of a Portuguese father and a Canarese mother (Konkani-speaking) in Bassein, ...
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Stand Up for Christ During This Lent

By Most Rev Salvadore Lobo, Bishop of Baruipur - The church minus sacrifice, fast and penance coupled with prayer and ...
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To Jesus Through Mary

By Fr. Joseph Royan, C.Ss.R - As Catholics, we have grown familiar with the expression “To Jesus through Mary”.  I ...
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Dom Philip Anderson, Abbot, Clear Creek Abbey, Oklahoma, 2013

Interview with Rev. Fr. Abbot Philip Anderson: We Must All Build Bridges

By Subhasis Chattopadhyay – In a first-ever dialogue between a Solesmes Abbot and an Indian Hindu, the very Reverend Philip ...
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With God, Love Never Fails!

By Linda Joseph - Just one word that changes our hell to heaven – LOVE. Any time your heart is ...
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Anthony the Abbot: Father of All Monks

By Subhasis Chattopadhyay – समदु:खसुख: स्वस्थ: समलोष्टाश्मकाञ्चन: | तुल्यप्रियाप्रियो धीरस्तुल्यनिन्दात्मसंस्तुति: || 24|| मानापमानयोस्तुल्यस्तुल्यो मित्रारिपक्षयो: | सर्वारम्भपरित्यागी गुणातीत: स उच्यते || ...
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Saint Joseph Vaz: An Indian Sanyasi In a Foreign Land

By Subhasis Chattopadhyay – St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556 AD) and St. Philip Neri (1515-1595 AD) burnt into Saint Joseph ...
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To Find Happiness In Strange Places

By Fr. Divya Paul It happens, just as your cup of happiness is full and you finally sit back to ...
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Jan 14: Feast of Blessed Devasahayam Pillai – The First Lay Indian Martyr

By Team ICM - January 14th is the feast day of Blessed Devasahayam Pillai, the first Indian lay martyr to ...
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Family Evangelization in the Context of Christian Life

By Fr. I. Raymond Joseph - “The family is the domestic church". The meaning of this traditional Christian idea is ...
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Do Two Swallows a Summer Make?

By Fr. Warner D'Souza - The news of two families, both dear friends, leaving the Catholic Church sent me into ...
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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit for Building up of the Body of Christ

By Fr Joseph Thondiparambil, VC - One of the very positive results of the charismatic movement in the Catholic Church ...
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Stabat Mater: To Be Lonely Like The Virgin and Her Son

By Subhasis Chattopadhyay – When others suffer, do I have the luxury of being lonely? Loneliness is not the same ...
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Feast of Epiphany: This is Christmas!

This is Christmas! By Fr Cedric Prakash, SJ - This is Christmas: In the still silence and darkness of the ...
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Mother Mary: At The Centre Of The Pilgrim Church

By Leon Bent — Jesus’ mother, Mary, did not directly receive apostolic mission. She was not among those whom Jesus ...
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Christmas: God’s Love Entered The World in a Unique Way

By Sr. (Dr.) D.J. Margaret, FMA - “For to us a child is born, to us a Son is given” ...
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