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Love and Respect in Family Life

Love and Respect in Family Life

Family is a place close to everyone’s heart. All of us toil day and night to be with our families, to give a better life for our loved ones. Family is where we begin our life, the place we go to, to share our happiness and celebrate our successes, for ...
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Married – Remember you are in the battle field!

Married – Remember you are in the battle field!

Battle! Often people misunderstand this battle and think that the battle is between the husband and wife. In a war, if the enemy is smart his best strategy would be to confuse the opposing soldiers and make them fight among themselves. Our struggle is not against enemies of flesh and ...
True meaning of learning

True meaning of learning

Home-based learning is something that our young children in Singapore had to get accustomed to since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out. The country was placed under ‘circuit breaker phase’ which meant you could not leave the house for any reason other than exercise or essential work. Hence children had to ...

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-Support mechanisms are needed for young families

EDITOR’S ROOM-Support mechanisms are needed for young families

This happened two decades ago when our first child was less than a year old. It was an ordinary weekday ...
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Familia

TEACHING KIDS TO BE CONSIDERATE

TEACHING KIDS TO BE CONSIDERATE

Dr Annilyn Sebastian shares her thoughts about raising considerate children by modelling good behaviour and encouraging responsibility in children We ...
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Newswatch

NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

Jesus Youth Interactive series Jesus Youth International organised an interactive web series as part of the preparations for the Holy ...
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NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

NEWSWATCH

Evolution

FINANCIAL POINTERS FOR THE YOUNG

FINANCIAL POINTERS FOR THE YOUNG

Being a young adult can be exciting as it is the start of an independent future. However, each of the ...
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Blooming Kids

WITH MY FAMILY

WITH MY FAMILY

Everyone has a favorite thing to do with their family and mine is traveling. We plan way ahead which keeps ...
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Sound Reply

Movie:The Tree of Life (2011)

Movie:The Tree of Life (2011)

The relationship between ‘grace’ and ‘nature’ has long been a fundamental point of debate in Christianity, so much as even ...
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Up (2009)

Up (2009)

Chandeliers

Saints Adalbald and Rictrude

Saints Adalbald and Rictrude

Adalbald and Rictrudis got married around 630AD. Adalbald was the son of a noble family from Flanders, Belgium. While on ...
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St.Helen

St.Helen

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 ...
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ASK FR.BITAJU

ASK FR.BITAJU

Q. In the Apostles Creed, why do we bow only at the portion of Virgin Mary, and not any of the other significant/important articles? Aveena, Singapore  Thanks for the question. In order to answer the question, we need to understand different kinds of bows and their purposes during the liturgy.  ...
ASK FR.BITAJU

ASK FR.BITAJU

Q.28 What is the reason we avoid saying Alleluia during Lent? Sarah, Singapore   The season of lent is marked by two distinct liturgical omissions, namely of the hymn known as ‘Gloria’ (Glory to God in the highest) and of the use of ‘Alleluia’, during the entire forty days of Lent ...

Culture of Life

You are mine...

You are mine…

Sruthi Jimeesh recollects an experience she had many years back, of the tragic yet hope filled story of a newborn ...
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Recent Articles | From latest issues

EDITOR'S ROOM-Support mechanisms are needed for young families

EDITOR’S ROOM-Support mechanisms are needed for young families

This happened two decades ago when our first child was less than a year old. It was an ordinary weekday but crisis soon unfolded when news came that our usual domestic helper would not be coming that day. Both of us had work and there was no one else to take care of our child. Finally, we had to resort to leaving our child with a family friend at their ...
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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 some clear indication. When the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she was chosen to be the Mother of the ...
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YOUCAT 271

YOUCAT 271

What does it mean to say that the family is a “Church in miniature”? What the Church is on a large scale, the family is on a small scale: an image of God’s love in human fellowship. Indeed, every marriage is perfected in openness to others, to the children that God sends, in mutual acceptance, in hospitality and being for others. [1655-1657]  Nothing in the early Church fascinated people more ...
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POPE TALK ...

POPE TALK …

What would happen if we pray more and complain less? Prayer is able to ensure the relationship with God, who is the true companion of man’s journey, in the midst of many hardships of life: good or bad. In life’s ups and downs. So it is essential to make prayer your constant companion. The same thing that happened to Peter and Paul in prison: now as then, so many closed ...
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JESUS YOUTH - Minimalism - Why Jesus Youth love it?

JESUS YOUTH – Minimalism – Why Jesus Youth love it?

Minimalism - Why Jesus Youth love it? “Four sons I have, and the second one is a JY. About him I was worried, thinking, he was careless in money matters. Unlike his brothers, he is not eager to buy many things and his home is quite simple and bare. But now I see his point. His life is not cluttered, but he is focused, quite loving and very happy. Perhaps ...
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Abounding Grace

Abounding Grace

On June 6th 2020, Fr. Thomas Pulickal was ordained a priest for the Jesus Youth movement by the Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chicago. He is the third Jesus Youth priest in the world and the very first in the United States. Fr. Thomas was born and raised in the United States, and over the years has lived in places like New Jersey, Texas, Illinois, and Florida. Fr. Thomas is truly ...
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FINANCIAL POINTERS FOR THE YOUNG

FINANCIAL POINTERS FOR THE YOUNG

Being a young adult can be exciting as it is the start of an independent future. However, each of the decisions made during this time can have an impact – short term or even in the longer term, especially when it comes to financing. I started working at the age of 15, and been working ever since doing a variety of different jobs. I am now 24 years old, working ...
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