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Matters of the heart

Matters of the heart

The heart of the matter is the matter of the heart. This becomes all too evident as chapter two unfolds. These unspoken words become angry questions (verse 16) and

Migration and Paranoia: Serious challenge to family life

Migration and Paranoia: Serious challenge to family life

Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem are the main causes of paranoia which may grow into dangerous proportions in migrants because either of the spouses lives f

The NO in Bethlehem

The NO in Bethlehem

Bethlehem’s NO writes in our conscience
All the NOs to millions of homeless
And the migrants anxiously asking
For a home to lay their head a

Christmas Message: Become the family of a loving Father

Christmas Message: Become the family of a loving Father

Jesus calls us back. Hence we no longer need any special place or time to worship our Father. He is always with us, wherever we go. He is not impressed by any bu

Simple Truths – Cut them off

Simple Truths – Cut them off

There are people that you need to cut off from your life. This is a simple truth but one that is a hard pill for many to swallow. These people sap and drain your l

Simple Truths – When rainy days never come

Simple Truths – When rainy days never come

My generation spent little on ourselves, always with the conviction that we did not need this ‘little luxury’. Should a nice gift be presented to us it would b

Mary, The New Eve – Immaculately Conceived

Mary, The New Eve – Immaculately Conceived

The seven day structure thus points to a covenant – the swearing of oaths to forge family bonds. It shows us that God created us to be His family.

Family: Living presence of Jesus

Family: Living presence of Jesus

Every Christian family wants the presence of Jesus in it and around it but forgets what Jesus promised- where two or three gather in my name, there I will be. This

‘Can-a’ Wedding have no Wine?

‘Can-a’ Wedding have no Wine?

Cana in Galilee is celebrated as the scene of Jesus’ first miracle. In the Gospel of John it is the place of the first two public miracles Of Jesus in Galilee; t

Holy Land – The builder of a Holy Family

Holy Land – The builder of a Holy Family

In the city of Nazareth is the Church of the Annunciation built over the home of Mary and the place of the annunciation. This is also the home of Joseph and Jesus

As Christians we are a Risen People

As Christians we are a Risen People

This day must remind all the Christians that they are a risen people, a people who will not feel defeated, will not feel let down, will not give up but will go for

Family in an age of individual as the citizen

Family in an age of individual as the citizen

And being with the other and the other being with myself is the core of a family and whenever a Christian recites the Lord’s prayer calling God “Our Father”

Bringing up children in a multi-rite context

Bringing up children in a multi-rite context

Parents need to instill in the children the strong sense that they belong to Jesus who was born for all human beings and the apostles took that Jesus beyond the bo

Jesus for every home: Build an interior castle

Jesus for every home: Build an interior castle

Select an image of Jesus that you like most, it can be the Sacred Heart of Jesus, it can be the world wonder Christ the Redeemer of Brazil, or the Jesus whom Saint

Migrant families and parental church: Tensions and solutions

Migrant families and parental church: Tensions and solutions

The predominant concern of a migrant Catholic family is to provide economic security for its members and a Catholic education for the children along with their hea

A praying family is a healthy family

A praying family is a healthy family

In whatever family he has gone, the healing has always taken place. Take the healing of Peter’s mother –in-law, the moment Jesus steps in, her fever leaves her

Memorial of the Guardian Angels

Memorial of the Guardian Angels

The Catechism of the Catholic Church proclaims that “from infancy to death, human life is surrounded by the angels’ watchful care and intercession. Beside each

Meghraj: A new church for a new people

Meghraj: A new church for a new people

Holy Family Church in Meghraj, nestled by the green-carpeted Aravalli Range, the oldest fold mountain of India, is in an idyllic location where the population is m

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