• Struggles in prayer

    July 23, 2018 admin

    The psalmist’s expression “deep calls to deep in the roar of your torrent” (Ps. 42:7) explains the depth of  our yearning for God. We need God at all cost because He has created us for Himself and we shall remain restless until we find our place in His Being and Kingdom. Little wonder, St. Paul…

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  • Self-care and the spiritual life

    July 22, 2018 admin

    One of the fruits of the spiritual life is our spiritual health and its well-being. We are destined or wired by God to be healthy, active and alive. Even if we are to face or experience health challenges, the Lord has gone ahead of us to offer us an insurance policy by the assurances of…

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  • My image of God

    July 20, 2018 admin

    It is true that many of us pray and we thank God that we have cultivated the attitude and disposition to pray. Note, without prayer it would be very difficult to live a spiritual life. Hence we say that prayer is the master key that can open all doors. The greatest door in heaven and…

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  • Thanksgiving for unanswered prayers

    July 19, 2018 admin

    Almost every human being prays according to his/her temperaments and needs. The question is, does every prayer work the way we think it should be? I am wondering how every prayer can work the way we think it should be! How does God answer farmers’ prayers against conflicting weather; how does God answer the prayers…

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  • Scapular Devotion and genuine piety!

    July 16, 2018 admin

    The Church celebrates the optional memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Words of Our Lady to Saint Simon Stock are “Accept this Scapular. It shall be a sign of salvation, a Protection in danger and a pledge of peace. Whosoever dies Clothed in this Scapular shall not suffer eternal fire.” The Blessed Virgin Mary…

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  • The unclean spirits of the New Age

    July 15, 2018 admin

    The Liturgy today reminds us of the primary mission or the primary assignment of the Church. Hence, we heard of the call of the twelve Apostles and their mission from Christ. Christ gave the Church through the Apostles two great gifts – authority and mission. According to Mahatma Gandhi, “A small body of determined spirits…

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