It is a question that have lingered in mind for quite some time now, why we don’t often receive what we pray for? Reading the incident of the woman healed of haemorrhage, the only one quality that found in her was that she believed. She believed that Jesus would be able to heal her. She…… Continue reading Pray with Faith
What is prayer? It is an age old question that many sipitual gurus have tried explaining to us, after all what is prayer. Yet there is no one understanding of it. Fr PI Thomas during the mass explained prayer as ‘resting in God’ and I found it very meaningful this explanation. Even if we don’t…… Continue reading Prayer
Let me ask you… Do You Pray? and What do you pray for? Prayer is often understood as a presentation of list of requirements and things required to God. So the question, When do pray is also quite relevant? Often we pray when we are in trouble and when we have issues which we feel…… Continue reading Prayer
നിങ്ങൾ ഒരു കപ്പൽ യാത്രക്ക് പോവുന്നതിനു മുൻപ് ഒരു തവണ പ്രാർത്ഥിക്കണം. ഒരു യുദ്ധത്തിനാണെങ്കിൽ രണ്ടു തവണ പ്രാർത്ഥിക്കുക എന്നാൽ വിവാഹം കഴിക്കാൻ ഒരുങ്ങുകയാണെങ്കിൽ മൂന്നു വട്ടമെങ്കിലും പ്രാർത്ഥിച്ചിരിക്കണം… (It speaks about the preparation that one needs to give before entering into marriage)
How can I express my faith? What extent can I go in the expression of my faith? I was in a village in Mysore during the Ganesh Chaturathi, I was really shocked by the amount of noise that was made during the feast. Every corner of the village had a statute of Ganesha and everyone…… Continue reading Expression of Faith
May the Armenian Church walk in peace and may the communion between us be complete. May an ardent desire for unity rise up in our hearts, a unity that must not be “the submission of one to the other, or assimilation, but rather the acceptance of all the gifts that God has given to each.… Continue reading Prayer for Unity- Pope Francis
Dear Friends attached with is the copy of Divine mercy Novena in Malayalam. You are free to you the file for spreading the devotion to the Divine Mercy of the Lord. We are expected to start the Novena on the Good Friday and pray till the First Sunday of Easter, which the Divine Mercy Sunday.…… Continue reading ദൈവകാരുണ്യ നൊവേന, Divine Mercy Novena in Malayalam
During the evening prayer an aspirant for priesthood was praying… Dear Lord, In Jh. 15: 16 you tell us ¨You did not choose me, but I chose you¨ Yes, Lord I am convinced of it But somehow my superiors don´t seems to to so Please do tell them also Lord. It is not I but You who…… Continue reading A Prayer
It often seems to me when some people pray that there God is deaf.
It was a wonderful experience to attend the Taize prayer organized by a brother from Taize community. Apart from the various distractions (which I would discuss after later) it was really nice. The short introduction about the Taize community which he gave prior to the prayer was really insightful. One thing that caught my attention…… Continue reading Taize Prayer
“I do not attempt, O Lord, to penetrate Thy profundity, for I deem my intellect in no way sufficient there unto, but I desire to understand in some degree Thy truth, which my heart believes and loves. For I do not seek to understand, in order that I may believe; but I believe, that I…… Continue reading A Beautiful Payer
“I think every man has a special bond with his mother, since it was she who brought him into the world. Today, I think back to my own mother with the mind of an adult, and I realize she was my first and most important reference point for every experience, beginning with prayer. I still…… Continue reading Love you Ma
God said to Moses I AM WHO I AM (Ex. 3.14). The unchangeable reality, ever same. Then what are we trying to do by praying? Can we achieve the favor of God by Prayer? What does God require praise or petition? There were 2 incidents that made me reflect on this question last week. The…… Continue reading What does God require: Praise or Petitions?
Do we really need to pray? Or what is prayer? I believe that my God is omnipotent and all-knowing, He knows what is best for me all the time, present and the future. Then what are we trying to do by prayers? Are we reminding something to God? We all know we can never do…… Continue reading Do we need to pray?
Dear friends yesterday we received the sad news of the death of the mother of Fr. T V Jose… At this moment of pain we feel with him and his family May the good Lord grand her eternal rest and heavenly bliss.