"The Way" in Havana

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"The Way" in Havana

"I asked our Lord not to let me die before once again being able to have this book in my hands,” recounts an elderly woman in Havana, Cuba. A new...

A Renewed Faithfulness

Virtues
A Renewed Faithfulness

The feast of Saint Joseph highlights for us the beauty of a faithful life. "Saint Joseph was a faithful and just man because of the love that filled...

Choosing a Spouse

Human love
Choosing a Spouse

A new article in the series on marriage and courtship. "If marriage were about just a man and a woman perhaps it could be entered into with less...

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From Distress to Smile

From Distress to Smile

Elizabeth Varghese, married and with two children, is an educator by profession. She was born and brought up in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, before moving to Delhi where she now lives and teaches children with special educational needs.

Giving time to the less fortunate

Giving time to the less fortunate

Inspired by the words of Pope Francis, on the occasion of the Year of Mercy, Rohan, an engineering student, and Joel, a young professional, recently made some visits to the less fortunate in Mumbai. Both are surprised by what they saw.

From Mumbai to Pope Francis

From Mumbai to Pope Francis

Joshua Gomes is a Mass Media student at Mumbai University. He recently travelled to Rome to participate in an international congress on “The Ecology of the Human Person and His Environment”.

Message of the day

"The scene of the Annunciation is a very lovely one"

The scene of the Annunciation is a very lovely one. How often we have meditated on this. Mary is recollected in prayer. She is using all her senses and her faculties to speak to God. It is in prayer that she comes to know the divine Will. And with prayer she makes it the life of her life. Do not forget the example of the Virgin Mary. (Furrow, 481)

Don't forget, my friend, that we are children. The Lady of the sweet name, Mary, is withdrawn in prayer.

You, in that house, are whatever you want to be: a friend, a servant, an onlooker, a neighbour... —I, at this mo­ment, don't dare to be any­thing. I hide behind you; full of awe, I contemplate the scene:

The Archangel delivers his message... Quomodo fiet istud, quoniam virum non cognosco? —How shall this be done since I know not man? (Luke 1:34)

Our Mother's voice brings...

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