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Deepening Our Personal Relationship with Jesus Amidst Covid-19

Deepening Our Personal Relationship with Jesus Amidst Covid-19

Even in the midst of sufferings we can be people of hope if we believe in God’s promises. Dr. Sunny George shares his spiritual journey during this crisis and the lessons learnt from it. During this time of extraordinary disruption and anxiety, the Covid-19 pandemic challenges us to deepen our ...
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Covid Blessings

Covid Blessings

The closing down of churches was an indescribable grief for Dr. Sindhu Nadarajan. And yet, God drew closer to her as she thirsted for Him. When I initially heard that churches would have to close down in the wake of Covid-19, I never thought that it would actually happen. Something ...
YOKED TOGETHER WITH YOU

YOKED TOGETHER WITH YOU

When going through tough times rather than looking up for help, look to your side and see the helper yoked together with you. A very comforting portion of the Bible is Mathew 11:28-30, Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke ...

Jesus Youth | the growth of the movement

Mission Talk | Experience of Mission

MISSION TALK WITH EVANGELIN

MISSION TALK WITH EVANGELIN

My name is Evangelin Maria Rose. I am a fifteen-year old girl from Adudhabi who went on a one-month mission exposure trip to Delhi on February 5, 2020. Being a Jesus Youth family, we had already been on a month long, 30-day Mission Exposure trip to Uganda, Africa in 2013 ...
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MISSION TALK-BOMMITHI

MISSION TALK-BOMMITHI

Gaya Reena Saji challenges us to embrace mission trips, as an experience of the love of Jesus through the lives of those people we are called to serve. It was with utmost enthusiasm as well as a tinge of anxiety that our team of eight students and a nun from ...
MISSION TALK-Haiti

MISSION TALK-Haiti

Inspiration On Jan 12, 2010 Haiti was devastated by an earthquake. The estimated death toll was nearly 300,000. Around 250,000 residences and 30,000 commercial buildings were destroyed or severely damaged, and almost 4 million people in total were affected by the earthquake. As a response to the widespread devastation in ...

Editorial

EDITOR'S ROOM-Time to be Vigilant

EDITOR’S ROOM-Time to be Vigilant

It started as a casual conversation with an old friend, but it turned out to be very serious when he ...
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Familia

Six Complicated Pregnancies, Six Caesareans - God's Unwavering Care!

Six Complicated Pregnancies, Six Caesareans – God’s Unwavering Care!

Sebastian Andrews (Seban) and Sheena live in Houston, Texas. They migrated to the US fifteen years ago and lived in ...
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Newswatch

NEWS WATCH-Roses to Carmel

NEWS WATCH-Roses to Carmel

Roses to Carmel was a virtual pilgrimage organised by Jesus Youth Germany amidst the troubled times of Covid-19 pandemic. The ...
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NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

Evolution

Turning Passion into a Career For God

Turning Passion into a Career For God

Jerin Vakayil speaks about his encounter with Jesus Youth, its impact on his life, and the journey to a passion ...
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Blooming Kids

ManiCutie: The YouTuber

ManiCutie: The YouTuber

Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter ...
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WITH MY FAMILY

WITH MY FAMILY

Sound Reply

SERIES -THE CHOSEN

SERIES -THE CHOSEN

It is a sweaty sweltering morning somewhere by a huge lake in the Middle East. A young Jewish teacher, with ...
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Chandeliers

Saint Couples-St. Augustine Pak Chong-won and St. Barbara Ko Sun-i

Saint Couples-St. Augustine Pak Chong-won and St. Barbara Ko Sun-i

History  Korea at the end of the eighteenth century was a society based on Confucianism – with rigid hierarchical, class ...
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Ask Fr.Bitaju

Ask Fr.Bitaju

Q. Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dream in the Bible. Many religious have visions in their dreams. Is my dream just a brain activity or does it have any meaning?  Jerin Vakayil, Bangalore, India   God used dreams and visions to communicate to His people, and to reveal His will and plan of ...
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ASK FR BITAJU...

ASK FR BITAJU…

Bince George / Bangalore, India The apostolic letter of St. John Paul II (1994) made it very clear that “the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be held definitively by all the Church’s faithful” (Ordinatio Sacerdotalis 4).  The Congregation ...
ASK FR.BITAJU

ASK FR.BITAJU

If Mary took a vow of chastity before she was married, then why would she get married? Bince George, Bangalore, India We are not sure if Mary made a vow of virginity before she married Joseph.  Yet, the Word of God and also the teaching of the Church gives us ...

Culture of Life

Porn Destroys

Porn Destroys

Pornography is a social evil and we don’t hear many people talking about it. Pornography is much more common than ...
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The Silent Killer

The Silent Killer

You are mine...

You are mine…

A Ray of Light

A Ray of Light

Recent Articles | From latest issues

EDITOR'S ROOM-Time to be Vigilant

EDITOR’S ROOM-Time to be Vigilant

It started as a casual conversation with an old friend, but it turned out to be very serious when he begansharing the emotional and mental upheavals he was wrestling with. Many friends, relatives and colleagues associated with him were experiencing various financial, psychological, and emotional difficulties that it affected him significantly. This friend, a priest is a charismatic preacher and a counsellor to many. Numerous people reach out to him ...
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Ask Fr.Bitaju

Ask Fr.Bitaju

Q. Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dream in the Bible. Many religious have visions in their dreams. Is my dream just a brain activity or does it have any meaning?  Jerin Vakayil, Bangalore, India   God used dreams and visions to communicate to His people, and to reveal His will and plan of love for all humanity in the sacred scriptures, recounts Dr. Anthony Lilles (Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Theology at ...
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YOUCAT 8

YOUCAT 8

How does God reveal himself in the Old Testament? God shows himself in the Old Testament as God, who created the world out of love and remains faithful to men even when they have fallen away from him into sin. [CCC 54-64, 70-72] God makes it possible to experience him in history: With Noah he establishes a covenant to save all living things. He calls Abraham so as to make ...
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POPE talk...

POPE talk…

Promote the common good to heal wounds of coronavirus crisis A virus that does not recognise barriers, borders, or cultural or political distinctions must be faced with a love without barriers, borders or distinctions. The Christian response to the pandemic and resulting socio-economic crisis should be rooted in the love of God, which enables people even to seek the good of their enemies. Health, in addition to being an individual good, ...
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JESUS YOUTH-Building culture, is it so important?

JESUS YOUTH-Building culture, is it so important?

As we were getting ready for the big 1985 conference there was some dispute. Some looked forward to a gathering with emphasis on prayer and preaching in the familiar mode – where drama, dance, etc. were out of place; others wanted it to be a colourful celebration of today's youth who have experienced freedom in Christ. Eventually, 'Jesus Youth 85' happened not in the 'regular retreat style', but with more ...
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The Importance of Giving Tithe

The Importance of Giving Tithe

I got my first paid internship during my last year of Engineering Degree studies, in 2012. I am sure most of us who have ever waited for that first pay cheque would surely know the excitement in one’s heart, and the desire to buy the whole world with that little money received from one’s own efforts. With all these thoughts and dreams in mind, I remembered that we should first ...
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Turning Passion into a Career For God

Turning Passion into a Career For God

Jerin Vakayil speaks about his encounter with Jesus Youth, its impact on his life, and the journey to a passion he had left behind. Almost all of us at one point of time, having watched a movie would have aspired to have our name in the credits. From a very young age, my dream too was the same. It was during a winter break that I came across a group ...
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