The carpenter’s son

He was in class X of a school which always got 100% results. Everyone was under the belief that he would score well like his 2 elder sisters before. But when the results were announced and to everyone’s shock he failed the exams. The teachers and school administrated were very...

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Meaningful Lent

He got up and silenced the wind and the sea and they became calm. He turned water into wine and we had sufficient wine to drink. I was wonderstruck seeing all this. He healed the sick, he cursed the fig tree and it dried up immediately. He created a bigger...

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The Feast of the blessed one

The feast of Jesus, Mother Mary and all the saints is celebrated by the Catholic Church on different days. But the feast of the death day of Joseph is the first of its kind. St Joseph is the only one who has been called Blessed in the Holy Scripture. Let...

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The Mother Tree

News! News! Everywhere there is news and it is sold everywhere and anytime. To filter good news from all these is very difficult.  Mother Mary celebrates the joyful news she received. We remind the bride and groom during their wedding reception. Is this wedding as per your will or the...

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The springs of the desert

Lenten season is our pilgrimage in search of the inner spring. Even though it began in the desert but the season fills us with springs of hope. We fill the season with blessings through fasting, abstinence alms giving and a life of prayer. The seed of goodness that is still...

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The just man reminisced by God

The word of God describes St Joseph with two words, “her husband Joesph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame” (Mathew 1:19). We can gauge the richness of the spirituality of Joseph from these words. “Lord blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph” (Genesis...

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The one who is wounded for you is with you

The body of Abraham Lincoln the President of the USA was placed for the public to pay homage. The queue stretched for miles and there was an African American woman with her 4-year-old child. She pointed to the lifeless body of Lincoln and said,” dear child, look at his face...

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The fragrance of light

The disciple always had the complaint that his teacher loved another disciple more than himself. He was under the impression that he was more intelligent and a better disciple. The teacher understood that the difference would soon result in a fight between his disciples. One day he called both the...

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Remain faithful to God

Be faithful to God and to one another is an advice that we hear from our childhood. How do we become faithful? It is through the faith we have in the Lord and with one another that we become faithful persons. We have deep faith in God’s promises and we...

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The work of our hands

May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands (Psalm 90:17). When we think of serving the Lord and the ministry, the first thought that comes to our mind is, “Oh that is not...

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