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Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Nativity of the Virgin’

Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Nativity of the Virgin’

The ever beautiful, the ever immaculate Virgin Mary for ages has enchanted every artist. Her tender appearance is the most beloved in Christian art. Her heavenly b

Is Old really Gold?

Is Old really Gold?

The elderly are our prophets. Without the presence of old people we may forget we are all aging, from moment to moment. Those advanced in years remind us ceaseless

Radical love

Radical love

As God stands to the needy world with the gracious gift of salvation, so the disciple should stand to the poor of society in generous open handedness.

Ephphatha: Emergency call for our times

Ephphatha: Emergency call for our times

The ephphatha uttered by Jesus is an emergency call for our times to open ears and make our tongues eloquent against all the inhumanities anywhere in whatever name

Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Meeting at the Golden Gate’

Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Meeting at the Golden Gate’

One of the leading exponents of High Renaissance Art was undoubtedly Filippino Lippi, son of the renowned yet controversial painter Fra Filippo Lippi (1406 – 69)

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Gabriel must have been a special angel, for he brings the news of a birth to both, Zacharias, telling him of the coming birth of St. John the Baptist and then to M

Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Annunciation to St. Anne’

Mary – a Masterpiece: ‘The Annunciation to St. Anne’

The story of the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary begins not in an atmosphere of good fortune celebrated with pomp and song but rather with rejection, heart-aches,

Mother of Refugees and Displaced

Mother of Refugees and Displaced

In particular, she was a ‘Mother’ to refugees and the displaced. A little after she received her “inspiration”, the “call within a call” on 10 Septembe

Mary, a Masterpiece: ‘The Expulsion of Joaquim from the Temple’

Mary, a Masterpiece: ‘The Expulsion of Joaquim from the Temple’

It all began in the little Jewish town of Nazareth. The Feast of the Dedication (Hanukkah) also known as the Festival of lights was at hand. It commemorated the re

When Padmabhushan Fr. Camille Bulcke blessed me

When Padmabhushan Fr. Camille Bulcke blessed me

Today, September 1, 2018, being the beginning of the birth centenary year of Fr. Bulcke, who was born in Belgium in 1909, I recall him with awe and wonder, for his

“Shoot me first”: Accamma Cherian’s bold voice of freedom

“Shoot me first”: Accamma Cherian’s bold voice of freedom

In 1951, when she married Varkey Mannamplakkal—another freedom fighter and member of the Travancore Legislative Assembly—Accamma was proving the spirit of nati

Defense in deluge: Marching to give life

Defense in deluge: Marching to give life

Naval Commander Vijay Varma has given us a new understanding of the defense forces against our own conventional perceptions.

Pandita Ramabai: An indomitable voice of liberation and conversion

Pandita Ramabai: An indomitable voice of liberation and conversion

“I realized after reading the fourth chapter of St. John's Gospel, that Christ was truly the Divine Saviour he claimed to be, and no one but He could transform a

Celebration of Irish Mission in Latin America

Celebration of Irish Mission in Latin America

The Society of St. James legacy continues to live on after 60 years. It continues to work to improve the quality of life for the people in Latin America.

This Month in History

This Month in History

These are some landmark events in the history of the Catholic Church, to help the readers to understand the depth and breadth of the mammoth monolith called the Ca

Isudas Cueli: The John Wycliffe of Gujarati Bible, dies at 88

Isudas Cueli: The John Wycliffe of Gujarati Bible, dies at 88

To make a translation appear as if it is originally written in that language, is the magical calibre of a translator, which Isudas Cueli had acquired through his o

Tricolour and “Jana Gana Mana”: A people’s manifesto
Joachim Alva: This Catholic from Mangalore writes freedom in bold

Joachim Alva: This Catholic from Mangalore writes freedom in bold

As an intellectual, Joachim was convinced that the freedom movement would be vibrant and dynamic only when it was given an intellectual push and so along with wife

A Christian family marches with the beats of freedom

A Christian family marches with the beats of freedom

When the greatest soul of India decided on a course of 240 miles to the coastal village of Dandi, to break the salt-law and herald freedom for a ‘nation, long su

When a Catholic gave India the slogan: “Freedom is my birthright”

When a Catholic gave India the slogan: “Freedom is my birthright”

Baptista, Tilak and Annie Bessant together, founded the Indian Home Rule Movement in 1916, and thus the adaptation of a typical Catholic idea became the forerunner

HERE WE LEAVE OUR HEART: ‘The Golden Lily’

HERE WE LEAVE OUR HEART: ‘The Golden Lily’

Elegant as a blossomed lily, the chalice is delicately decorated with efflorescent petals. The cup is supported by graceful sheaves of wheat. The stalks of grain a

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