Personal Relationships

Renewing Families

Families are the primary unit which plays a crucial role in the society in general and the Church in particular.
Today significant changes on the social, political and economic front are posing several challenges to families and society at large. On the Christian level, there is a breakdown of Christian values. The teachings of the Catholic Church are being distorted. Thus, families are losing their true nature and purpose of its participation in the mission of the Church. Many people get married but very few are prepared to embrace the sacrament of Matrimony without losing its essence. Prayer life and sacramental life in the family have drastically declined. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Death Cleaning

A rather intriguing title comprising of 2 topics that most of us dislike: Dying and Cleaning. Yet, the only thing that none of us can change is the fact that we will die one day. So what then is the meaning of this term ‘death cleaning’? Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Reflecting God’s Family

For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is name, that according to the riches of his glory… [that you may] know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
~ Ephesians 3:14, 15 &19

Marriage and Family were created by God (Genesis 1:27-28, Genesis 2:22-24), so that we His people could live as he does, in love and unity and reflect His presence in the world by the way we live as a family. Through this, we see that God has a clear vision and purpose for Christian families Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Christmas, for Life’s every Season

Believe it or not, Christmas is almost here. You can gasp all you want and wonder where the last eleven months went; but, friend, time did pass and you are here now, in the season of advent. For some of you, 2019 may have been a year of mostly fond memories and hence, you are probably thrilled that the season of carols and calories is finally here. You are most likely eager to give and receive gifts to loved ones, excited to go for midnight mass and enthusiastic to post these happy memories on Instagram. Oh! tis the season. If you’re in this category of people, then consider yourself fortunate and give thanks to the Lord for blessing you thus far. Continue reading