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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Northern birth Right

Norbert was born around the year 1080 in Xanten, near the Rhineland in Germany. His father, Heribert, Count of Gennep, was a member of the high nobility of the Holy Roman Empire and related to the imperial house and also to the House of Lorraine. His mother was Hedwig of...

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Our Lady of Lourdes

One of the most visited pilgrim center is Lourdes. In the year 1858 Mother Mary appeared to Bernadette in Lourdes. Bernadette was born in a poor family and had no access to education. On Thursday 11th February 1858 was the first time Mother appeared to Bernadette. Bernadette went with her...

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The power of the word of God

The mother and her two daughters came with a heavy heart that day for the prayers. They have to sell the only piece of land they had to get the two daughters married and pay off the debt and build a small house. These were some of the intentions they...

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We bow before you O Holy One

If you sin, how does that affect him? If your sins are many, what does that do to him? (Job 35:6). All of us are expected to answer this question in front of God. We encounter sins every moment in our life. When we walk the path of sins we...

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Without the succor of the Lord

St Philip Neri the founder and the life time General of the Oratory Congregation was known for his compassion and benevolence towards the helpless and the poor. He was known as the 3rd Apostle of Rome. He once saw some police taking a hardened criminal and a crowd was gathering...

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Soldiers of Christ

It was the first day of the parish retreat and as usual the crowd was very thin. One of the members of the retreat team rose early next morning and walked to the Church to pray. He saw a man holding on to the Cross in front of the Church...

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Immaculate Mary

From the beginning of history there is no other topic of controversy that has been discussed as much as the birth of Jesus Christ. Let us recall the words of Simeon during the presentation when Jesus was taken to the temple. “Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his...

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Incorruptible Sanctity

Xavier Castle, near Sangüesa, Navarre is the sacred soil where Francis Xavier, the seed of sanctity was sown on April 7, 1506. He was the co-founder of the Society of Jesus which is engaged in spreading the Gospel of Love all around the world. After the primary education, in pursuit...

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