Offbeat

Noah’s Pet Mosquitoes

By Jane De Suza A bout of malaria hit my family when I was little and provoked the mutter, ‘Must ...
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When Able Meet Not So Able!

By Jacqueline Colaco Rheumatoid arthritis has slowly decreased my ability to move normally so I limp around. My fingers too ...
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A painting is by Jiwan Das of Delhi

The Legend of India’s Only Catholic Queen!

By Team ICM - For many a Catholic, it might come as a pleasant surprise that there was once a ...
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Unite the League

By Fr Joshan Rodrigues – If you are a fan of superhero movies, choosing between the DC Universe and the ...
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Keeping Our Self-Esteem for Good!

By Jennifer Pinto – Hi Everyone! So last time I talked about how we beat ourselves up over everything we ...
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Parables for Today: Why Not Me?

By Fr. Joe Mannath, SDB -- Last May, I met someone who impressed me a great deal. This is how ...
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Parables for Today: Marriage as Hell

By Fr. Joe Mannath, SDB - Kumari was young and good-looking. Like most young women getting married, she had dreams ...
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A Catholic Medico’s Bedside Reflection

By Tia Teresa Thomas - Today was the last day of our 10-day posting in Emergency Medicine. We were only ...
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Low Self Esteem? Don’t Worry, You’ll Get Over It Soon!

By Jennifer Pinto - In all my time as a woman and counsellor, I find that what takes the biggest ...
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The Bare Naked Truth About Modesty

By Susanna D - I’m hardly the first person to write about this, but it seemed like a good idea ...
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Can Christians Celebrate Halloween?

By Fr. Joshan Rodrigues - Halloween is around the corner, and has given life to a debate about whether it ...
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Random Ramblings of an Indian Catholic Runner

By Tom - “If you want to run fast, run alone. If you want to run far, run together”. – ...
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A Little Bit of ‘Godly’ Exercise in Your Life!

By Jennifer Pinto - Looking back at my life, I realise now that I was never told or taught about being ...
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Psycho-Spiritual Refractions: Eliminate excuses

By Fr. Hedwig Lewis, SJ - Making excuses is a trap we can all fall into. Excuses are rationalizations we make ...
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Christian Myth Busters 1: Is Religion Really The Cause of War?

By Fr. Joshan Rodrigues - If you did not raise your eyebrows on reading this question, you can be forgiven ...
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Reflections of an Indian Catholic Alcoholic

Anonymous - My name is XXX. I am a Catholic and I am an Alcoholic. This is my story. 1000 ...
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A Letter From Mother Earth

By Fr. Vivian Richards. S - My Dear Child, Even though I look strong and mighty I am fragile. Yes, ...
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The Catholic Guide to Movie-Watching

By Susanna D - “Would you eat chocolate if it had a little poop in it?” “Ewww! No!” “Then why ...
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Psycho-Spiritual Refractions: The Grace of Smiling

By Fr. Hedwig Lewis SJ - Smiling is a powerful non-verbal language. A smile represents something bigger than itself. It ...
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Bishop Emeritus Patrick Nair of Meerut Returns to The Heavenly Father

Meerut: Bishop Emeritus Patrick Nair of Meerut passed away at 7.30 pm on Saturday. He was 85 years old. He ...
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A Tale of Two Vocations

By Fr. Joe Mannath, SDB - Clara comes from a wealthy Japanese family. Her father was a director in the ...
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