The sea devoid of water

The priest during the catechism class asked the children this question, “what is your greatest desire?” there was all the expected answers that I want to be a teacher, doctor, engineer and some children also wanted to become priests and religious. He noticed a little girl sitting silently without any...

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Unique spirituality of St Therese

Jesus was willing to show me the way to whirlpool of fire called love and that is resting in the arms of the heavenly Father without fear like surrendering ourselves to the Lord (St Therese of Child Jesus). St Therese of Child Jesus who is popularly known as St. Little...

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Our Heavenly Mother

Eve the mother of mankind became the mother of curse and death because of her disobedience. God in his abundant love for us gave another mother in her place; Mother Mary the mother of our savior. Mary was filled with the grace of God. She crushed the head of the...

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A MOTHER WHO PRAYS WITH TEARS

Mother Mary the daughter of God the Father, mother of the son of God and the bride of the Holy Spirit abides in love with God and paves us a path to love God. The sorrowful mother shedding tears continues to appear in different parts of the world. Don Stefano...

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In your loving hands

The way that the good Lord always led me is always that of mercy and compassion. He would never inspire me with desires which cannot be realized; so in spite of my littleness, I can hope to be a saint.” And this made even the bitter cup taste sweet (St...

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The Mystery of Mary’s Assumption

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven, also known as the Falling Asleep of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Dormition), is one of the most important Feasts in her honour. It is, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and parts of Anglicanism, the bodily taking up...

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Actualization of freedom

When we commemorate our freedom from the British rule this month, we need to pause awhile and ponder the true meaning of the word freedom. It is one of the most misused and abused word in our times. When we do and live as per our will and wishes we...

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This tree will not fall

The heavy rains and the wind brought down the big banyan tree. The tree was very tall and big and was filled with leaves and branches. Even though there were other trees on the road which were weaker than this tree but only this tree fell. The falling of the...

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Maria Goretti

Maria Goretti is an evergreen martyr of this age. There are a lot of adjectives to describe her. She was one of the saints who accepted death rather than commit a sin. When children of her age in these days go after all the attractions the world offers, Maria at...

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Good Seeds

“So then, those who do not do the good they know they should do are guilty of sin”( James 4:17).   We always think when we do something wrong it is sin.  Yes it is very true when we disobey the commandments and do things that are wrong it is sin....

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