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"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor" (Lk 4:18)

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“A light to the nations” ...

St John declares that the joy of his heart was made complete when he shared the good news of Jesus, the Word made flesh, with others. In the very first chapter of his gospel he narrates how along with Andrew he went in pursuit of Jesus. The Rabbi turned to them and asked them what […]

My Divine Encounter with Saint Pope J...

As our Catholic Church Celebrates the Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on 27 April 2014 Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be declared Saints of the Catholic Church this Sunday – 27 April 2014. Pope Francis had announced in July 2013 that he would canonize two of the 20th century’s most […]

Jesus stills our storms

Jesus had been ministering to great crowds. Everything was going smoothly until Jesus called aside His disciples and instructed them to get the boat ready to go to the other side of the sea. The Lord left the crowds after a long day of ministry and and joined the disciples; He slept in the stern […]

Ramsgate Procession 2014

Ramsgate Inauguration

“We shall also live with Him...

Opposites rule our life. Failure and success, pleasure and pain, agony and ecstasy toss us around. Life often seems a struggle to maintain the balance between the pattern of sunny days and dark nights, bright hopes and lonely frustrations, sinful pressures and holy longings. Now the big question: Are we forever condemned to this dichotomous […]

Silence of God

By Fr. Joseph Edattu VC One thing that I have always believed is that God will come into our lives at an unexpected moment. He may not come as we expect.  But, certainly He will come. He will hear our prayer one day. One day I was meditating on the conversation that took place between […]

“Behold, I stand at the door an...

Lent is a Season of Grace, when God is waiting to repair every damage affecting our life and restore us to the glorious existence that He always intended for us. This is the Season of Salvation when the invitation of the Lord rings in our heart, “Repent, for the kingdom of God is at hand.” (Mark 1:15) The […]

“This life was the light of the human...

Reflection by Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC Gazing upon the manger, the novelist Hemingway wondered if what had happened at Bethlehem was birth or death. If it were birth, it should havecomp been the beginning of life growing into full glory. However what really took place in the manger was the complete emptying of divine glory, […]

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English Residential Retreat - January 2018

Residential Retreats begin at Friday 8:30 am and ends at Sunday 5 pm. For the residential retreats, all retreatants are requested to bring their own Bed linen, Towel and Toiletries. Retreats for children and bible nursery for tiny tots are held simultaneously along with the weekly retreats. We prayerfully look forward to your ...

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Malayalam Retreat - January 2018

Residential Retreats begin at Friday 8:30 am and ends at Sunday 5 pm. For the residential retreats, all retreatants are requested to bring their own Bed linen, Towel and Toiletries. Retreats for children and bible nursery for tiny tots are held simultaneously along with the weekly retreats. We prayerfully look forward to your ...

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English Residential Retreat - February 2018

Residential Retreats begin at Friday 8:30 am and ends at Sunday 5 pm. For the residential retreats, all retreatants are requested to bring their own Bed linen, Towel and Toiletries. Retreats for children and bible nursery for tiny tots are held simultaneously along with the weekly retreats. We prayerfully look forward to your ...

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