Cycle B 2nd Sunday in Lent

Gen 22: 1-18; Romans 8: 31-34; Mk 9:2-10
A man and a woman had a little daughter. They lived for her. They were shocked when they discovered that she became chronically ill and her illness resisted the efforts of the best doctors, they became totally discouraged and inconsolable.

Cycle B 1st Sunday in Lent

Gen 9:8-15; 1 Peter 3: 18-22; Mk 1:12-15

There are many famous treaties made between the countries. The Treatyof Verdun, ( August 843) was a treaty between the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, the son and successor of Charlemagne, which divided the Carlingian Empire into three kingdoms. It ended the three

Cycle B Ash Wednesday

Jo. 2:12-18; 2 Cor. 5:20-6:2; Mt. 6:1-6, 16-18

My brothers and sisters today we are entering a new Season, one of penance and sacrifices. Together, we have gathered here to celebrate "Ash Wednesday," the first of forty days of the Lenten Season. On this special occasion, we are called to be reconciled to God. Through the

Cycle B 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lev 13:1-2, 44-46; 1 Cor 10:31–11:1; Mk 1:40-45

The novel "Untouchable" written by Mulk Raj Anand gives a touching account of  the plight of the untouchables in India. The story is narrated by Bakha who is a hard working boy who never disobeys his father despite his repugnance for him and his lifestyle. Bakha endures one of the

Cycle B 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Job 7: 1-4, 6-7; I Cor 9:16-19, 22-23;  Mk 1:29-39

The 14th century speaks of catastrophes. Some of them man-made, such as the Hundred Years' War,  the Great Famine and the Black Death. All caused millions of deaths. Together they subjected the population of medieval Europe to tremendous strains, leading many people

Gurucharanam - Vithu

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