Famously known as Don Bosco, the life of Saint John Bosco is one of the most eventful lives a saint could have, having done extensive work during his lifetime; apart from being a priest, educator and writer he was also the founder of the “Salesians of Don Bosco” a religious institute started to help the youth during the Industrial Revolution and was the co-founder of Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, a religious congregation of nuns dedicated to the care and education of poor girls. Continue reading
‘What is God?‘ Little Thomas asked his teacher who was stumped by the five year old’s stunningly simple question and couldn’t answer. So he went on to become a Theologian to find out and that too one of the greatest. Continue reading
St. John, the Apostle is one of the most interesting and intense people in the Bible. He is also known as St. John the Evangelist, John of Patmos and the Beloved Disciple. His feast is celebrated on 27th December. He was the son of Zebedee and Salome, and the brother of St. James ‘The Great‘. St. John was called to be an apostle by Jesus in the first year of His ministry and was the closest to Him during that time. It is said that St. John along with St. Peter and St. James formed the inner circle of Jesus. These three were the only witnesses of the raising of Jairus’ daughter from the dead. Continue reading
The life story of St. John can be beautifully summed up in these few lines:
“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me” (Mark 8:34).
His life’s struggles and persecutions formed the basis for his sanctification. Continue reading