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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Deepening the faith through experience

The Church celebrates the feast of St Thomas the apostle of India on the 3rd of July. It is a day where all the Indians are proud of the fact that we are the descendents of the great apostle who was known for his courage, honesty and strength. He gave...

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Sacrifice of love

The Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Alphonsa on July 28th.  She spent her life loving the Lord and spreading His love to others thus became a role model for us. She lived a life dedicated to the love of God and gained her strength from it. Let us...

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If your presence will not go with me

The book of Exodus records a heartbroken prayer of Moses when he was leading the Israelites in the desert searching for Canaan, the Promised Land. Moses said, “if your presence will not go with me, do not carry us up from here” (Ex 33: 15). When they were rescued from...

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The sighted blind

A young man fell in love with a beautiful dancer and decided to marry her. He conducted a secret investigation to know if she had any bad habits as she was very famous and rich. He engaged a team to investigate without revealing that he intended to marry her. A...

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Sacred Heart, the source of God’s Mercy

On 27 December 1673, the feast of St. John, Margaret Mary experienced a vision of Christ, scourged and bloody. He reproached her for her forgetfulness of him; yet he also reassured her by demonstrating that his Heart was filled with love for her, because of the childhood promise she had...

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Immaculate Heart of Mary our protection and refuge

The feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary falls the day after the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. As the devotion to the Sacred Heart gained popularity in Church the devotion to Immaculate Heart also became popular. Why the Popularity? The reason for the glory and popularity is...

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Come Holy Spirit fill us with your power

The Holy Bible begins with the reference to the Holy Spirit. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters” (Genesis 1: 1-2). Holy...

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