Year A: Mary, the Mother of God

[Numb. 6:22-27; Gal. 4:4-7; Lk. 2:16-21]
 After the Earthquake had subsided, when the rescuers reached the ruins of a young woman's house, they saw her dead body through the cracks. But her pose was somehow strange that she knelt on her knees like a person was worshiping; her body was leaning forward and her

Year A: Christmas Vigil

[Is. 62:1-5; Acts 13:16-7, 22-5; Mt. 1:1-25]
Paul Harvey tells the story about a family on Christmas Eve. Mother and children went to the Christmas Eve service, and the Father stayed home. Suddenly, he heard tapping on the window. It was a bird flying against the glass of his window trying to get out of the snow into the warmth

Year A 4th Sunday in Advent

Is 7:10-14; Rom 1:1-7; Mt 1:1-25

Roger Chillingworth is a character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter. He is an old and lonely scholar in England dehumanized by a life of abstruse studying. He married a young wife and sent her, to the Puritan colony of Massachusetts, with instructions to live quietly


Advent is a time to make us more perfect than yesterday.

In 1993 a statue of Bl. Theophane was made and placed at Ponnurunni, Kochi, Kerala, India, near his tomb. It was the  first statue of him. It was noticed that it did not look like him. The colour was

YEAR A 3rd Sunday of Advent

Is 35:1-6,10; Ja 5:7-10; Mt 11:2-11

Sometime during the sixteenth century, in Velankanni, India, our Lady with her infant son appeared to a Hindu boy carrying milk to a customer’s home. Our Lady asked for milk for her Son and the boy gave her some. On reaching the customer’s home, the boy related the incident that occurred on his way and

Carry Pains and Problems to Jesus

Human beings are always with different problems; tensions, disappointments, failures, disagreements, etc. They are problems of day today life. What we do with our problems and pains. Some cry, some get angry with others and some compensate with drinks, shopping,