Year A 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

[Zeph 2:3, 3:12-13; I Cor 1: 26-31; Mt 5:1-12a]

There was a touching incident in the career of Professor Stuart Blackie of the University of Edinburg. Many years ago, once he was listening to his students as they presented oral readings. When one young man rose to begin his recitation, he held his book in the left hand. The professor

Love and Obedience

There was an elephant called “Chandrashekaran”. Once in a way it was taken for a wash or bath to nearby river. The whole villagers come out to watch this elephant. This was an occasion for them to see an elephant and give their share to make this elephant happy.

Year A 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Is 9:1-4; 1Cor 1:10-13, 17; Mt 4:12-23

Al Catraz Island was the first long term Army Prison in America. It is an island surrounded by freezing waters and hazardous currents. This prison had many types of cells. The underground cells were dark dungeons. The rooms were dark. The only sustenance thrown to that darkness

Year A 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Is 49:3, 5-6; I Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1:29-34

There are many signs in nature that foreshadow the natural events. When the Scarlet Pimpernel opens people know that the weather will be sunny; when it closes tightly rain is expected. So, this flower has been called the "poor man’s weather glass". When the petals of the Morning

Year A: Epiphany of the Lord

[Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12]
The Battle of Milvian Bridge was fought between Roman Emperors Constantine I and Maxentius in 312. On the evening of October 27, with the armies preparing for battle, Constantine had a vision. A most marvellous