Year B 5th Sunday in Easter

Acts 9:26-31; 1 Jn 3:18-24; Jn 15:1-8

The Nightingale and the Rose" by Oscar Wilde is a touching short story. The first character is a boy. This boy is sad because a girl promised to dance with him on condition that he brought her red roses, but he did not find any red rose; there were white roses and

Maintain Relationship

Jesus chose twelve to carry out his works. Unfortunately one of them betrayed him with a kiss which is a sign of love.  But Jesus did not feel that he was a failure. He continued caring the other twelve disciples and led to their goal.

Year B 4th Sunday in Easter

Acts 4:8-12; 1 Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18

There is the story of a particular census taker who went to a poor home in the mountains of West Virginia to gather information. He asked the mother how many children she had. The woman began, "Well, there is Rosie, and Billy, and Lewella, Susie, Harry,

Right to Live

Everybody has a right to live. Even a criminal has a right to live. Let us respect life, the life of ours as well as others. Life is a gift from God.

Year B 3rd Sunday in Easter

Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; 1 Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48

There is a beautiful story concerning the love of Paul Tournier, one of the world's most beloved and respected Christian doctors, for his wife Nelly. Nelly used to talk about death after her first serious bout with coronary thrombosis while they were in Greece.

Year B 2nd Sunday in Easter

Acts 4:32-35; 1 Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31
After the death of Jesus, for fear of the Jews the Apostles confined themselves to a closed room. They received the news of the resurrection of Jesus from many sources. He was seen by the women who visited the tomb. Peter saw the empty tomb.

Resurrection requires completion

A debtor is never happy. He is always worried as he owes many. Spiritually most of us are debtors as we have lot of incomplete actions especially in our love relationships. For example: in a morning your child is about to go to school. You did not goodbye the child