Story of an unsuccessful man

He was a man who faced only failures in his life though he studied so hard. He was not able to memorise, and excel in intellectual academics. So his family members also were insulted in society because of his incompetence of everything. He failed in whatever he attempted to do,...

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Unanticipated incarnation

There is an old fable about some people in town who waited for a king who never turned up. The people of the town were busy decorating their town when they heard that the king would pass by their town. They decorated the roads with lights. They arranged for royal...

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Mother

Love overflows when we hear the word ‘Mother’. Even the word Father becomes small compared to this word. Why is it so? We see the signature of God in mothers. Mother Mary is the mother of the universe. From the manger to the Calvary and even after that Mother Mary...

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Glory to God in the Highest

“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us” (Mt 1:23). How consoling and strengthening words are, these for the faithful that ‘God is with us’. He is going to be with you always in all your life...

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Do not be oblivious to the Stars

The month of December has a special charm. The cold air is filled with the singing of the carolers, the night glitters from the star  lights and voices of people greeting each other fills the air. As the world celebrates the birth of the Savior, the season of Christmas gives...

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The dead lamps

He started to narrate a story to keep the audience quiet. A tiger was chasing a rabbit for its food, but the tiger could not catch it. He tried chasing it for several days but without success. Defeated finally, the tiger came to the rabbit’s burrow and said to himself,...

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Is Mother Mary truly a good mother?

A few days ago I had a conversation with a protestant brother about Mother Mary. I felt that more clear answer was needed for the question he raised. We all know that comparing Mary to an egg shell is inappropriate. However I did go to the Blessed Sacrament to find...

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Stream of God’s mercy

There was a strong reason for the Anglican priest John Henry Newman to become part of the Catholic Church and that was his witnessing a person coming out of the church after his confession. Newman was passing by the church when he saw the young man walking into the church,...

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How to talk to God

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us” (1 John 5:14). We humans are created in the image and likeness of God and our Father in heaven desires to have a personal relationship with us. God is...

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