Judas had been called personally by the Lord, followed him for three years, heard him preach and teach; had seen him walk on water, still stormy seas, feed thousands with five breads and two fish, raise three people from the dead, heal on countless occasions the sick, blind and lame and have mercy on countless sinners. He had even received from the Lord, the power to do many of these same things himself and had been entrusted by Him with the money bag for the twelve. (Fr. Roger J. Landry)
Judas had a master who was in no way a dictator, but rather was the most compassionate and loving man to walk this earth. What went wrong then? Why did Judas betray the most loving man to ever live? Continue reading →
As we conclude the season of Advent and with it, all the joys of Christmas it brings, it is important we ask ourselves what the real meaning of Christmas is?
Is it the gifts under the tree?, the lights in the windows?, the cards in the mail?, turkey dinners with family and friends?, stockings hanging in the living room?, shouts of “Merry Christmas” to those who pass us in the streets?, the Christmas Parties?
Is this really Christmas? Continue reading →
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts and your ways are not my ways, declares Yahweh.” Isaiah 55:8
By the sheer Mercy of God I was led to the Catholic Church and baptized in 2012. I was very eager to share and minister the Word of God. There was a Church in the US, offering training in various ministries and I was all set in my heart to take it up. In order to get guidance and permission I visited the priest in my parish and he informed me that, it is not recommended for me as it might mess up my understanding of Faith. (It was a Protestant Church). I did not understand this nor did I want to because that’s all I wanted to do but I respected his decision. Continue reading →
The Regional Youth Conference 2016 was held from the 4th to the 6th of November at The Kings’ School in Margao, Goa. Youth from Porvorim, Panjim, Siolim, Margao, Bangalore, Mangalore, and Gujarat attended it. ‘The Great Pursuit‘ was the theme for the conference – and we all set out to find our way towards the path to holiness. Continue reading →