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In a New Direction

In a New Direction

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the whole world to a stand-still. Disruption to normal life has affected everyone – young and old. Families are spending more time together, since parents are working from home and kids are doing home-based learning. Mundane tasks like cooking, cleaning and hanging up the clothes ...
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DEPICTING THE DIVINE

DEPICTING THE DIVINE

ADORNING THE WALLS PSALMS “From the greatness and beauty of created things comes a corresponding perception of their Creator” (Wisdom 13:5). God reveals himself to mankind through the universal language of creation, which is the work of his Word. The author of beauty created everything in his own delight as ...
Perfect Love

Perfect Love

Rose Mary Tom, through this painting, lifts us into the embrace of His loving care! I completed this painting while I was trying hard to recover from a broken phase of my life, a time when I was filled with disappointment and had a hard time trusting in the Lord ...

Jesus Youth | the growth of the movement

JESUS YOUTH-‘If only the others knew the openings we get in Jesus Youth!’

JESUS YOUTH-‘If only the others knew the openings we get in Jesus Youth!’

Surely, JY groups are excellent cradles for grooming youth talents and leadership ‘I am from a backward fishing family and ...
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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 - Would you dare to be that leaf?

EDITOR’S ROOM – Would you dare to be that leaf?

One of the questions we frequently encounter about Kairos is regarding its design. Kairos Global is designed by Mustard Tree ...
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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

SCIENCE & CHRISTIANITY - from a Catholic scientist’s perspective

SCIENCE & CHRISTIANITY – from a Catholic scientist’s perspective

While many may have placed science and religion on two extreme polarities, as a Catholic scientist, or a scientific Catholic, ...
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Blooming Kids

Creative ways of EVANGELISATION

Creative ways of EVANGELISATION

Are you inspired by this article? Subscribe : Print Edition | Audio Edition | Apple podcast | Google podcast | Sound ...
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Sound Reply

The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech (2010)

Pope St John Paul II, in his letter to artists in 1999 wrote that artists, in a way give voice ...
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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

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.  ...
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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 ...
ASK FR.BITAJU

ASK FR.BITAJU

Q 27. How can I overcome dryness in my prayer life and relationship with God? -Alvia Sreeny Edinburg, USA We grow and deepen our relationship with God in and through prayer; and our relationship with God in prayer has a certain rhythm. It has moments of great highs and lows, ...

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 - Would you dare to be that leaf?

EDITOR’S ROOM – Would you dare to be that leaf?

One of the questions we frequently encounter about Kairos is regarding its design. Kairos Global is designed by Mustard Tree - a group of youngsters from Delhi, India. The Kairos Malayalam edition, for years has been designed by Mr. Shaji Joseph, who previous to this, has worked with various professional advertising agencies. The readers are always very impressed by the cover pages and the design of Kairos magazines, which communicate ...
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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.  The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM 137, 275) which explains the prayers and actions during the Holy Mass ...
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YOUCAT 461

YOUCAT 461

How does art mediate between beauty and truth?  The true and the beautiful belong together, for God is the source of beauty and also the source of truth. Art, which is dedicated to the beautiful, is therefore a special path to the whole and to God. [2500-2503, 2513] What cannot be said in words or expressed in thought is brought to light in art. It is “a freely given superabundance ...
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JESUS YOUTH-‘If only the others knew the openings we get in Jesus Youth!’

JESUS YOUTH-‘If only the others knew the openings we get in Jesus Youth!’

Surely, JY groups are excellent cradles for grooming youth talents and leadership ‘I am from a backward fishing family and grew up facing all kinds of deprivations. But, none of that stopped me from dreaming.” Sabin enthusiastically narrated his personal journey. Three things he ought to pray whenever he visited a new Church – his father always told him. And he would pray faithfully – for a high-quality camera; that ...
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My Father And Yours!

My Father And Yours!

Sherin Alexander narrates how it was a loving sentence from her father that made her realise the power of lies dominating her life A few months after our wedding, my hubby and I visited my parents’ house. At the end of the weekend, before we left the house, I kept a letter I had written for them on their dresser in their room. Our wedding day and the few weeks ...
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SCIENCE & CHRISTIANITY - from a Catholic scientist’s perspective

SCIENCE & CHRISTIANITY – from a Catholic scientist’s perspective

While many may have placed science and religion on two extreme polarities, as a Catholic scientist, or a scientific Catholic, I have always seen them as complementary rather than contradictory. As one who has been brought up by a pair of loving parents with education of reasons and rationales, the grace of the Lord has trained me to be a PhD chemist/scientist. So, whenever I’ve heard people putting science and ...
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UNIQUE AND GIFTED

UNIQUE AND GIFTED

Ashani Perera is not your ordinary Catholic youth. She is an epitome of hope to those who have lost hope in serving the Lord as a “normal” person. Born premature, she developed an infection from a vaccine, which eventually paved way for some physical deformities. However, it didn’t stop her from having a joyful life with Christ. Today, she’s the National coordinator of Jesus Youth in Sri Lanka, fervently leading ...
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