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January 2019 (Issue-12)

EDITOR’S ROOM
9 months ago

EDITOR’S ROOM

Modesty – A forgotten Virtue 

“What a joy it is to meet a person with a happy smile and  pure intention, whose modesty shines forth and acts like a  …
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ASK FR.BITAJU
9 months ago

ASK FR.BITAJU

Why can’t priests marry? Doesn’t God want them to use their sexuality? 

Diana Sony, Brisbane, Australia

Clerical celibacy is considered a discipline rather than a doctrine. In the Eastern …
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YOUCAT 258
9 months ago

YOUCAT 258

WHY DOES THE  CHURCH REQUIRE  PRIESTS AND  BISHOPS TO LIVE A  CELIBATE LIFE? 

Jesus lived as a celibate and in this way intended to show his undivided love for God …
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POPE TALK …
9 months ago

POPE TALK …

Life is a time for giving, not possessing

There is no culture that does not condemn theft and the misuse of our possessions. But it is worthwhile to reflect …
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MISSION TALK-SHEJI VARGHESE
9 months ago

MISSION TALK-SHEJI VARGHESE

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’” (Isaiah 6:8)

Thanks …
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JESUS YOUTH-The favourite saint of Jesus Youth
9 months ago

JESUS YOUTH-The favourite saint of Jesus Youth

Someone wrote to me recently, ‘Why we say that St Francis is the patron saint of Jesus Youth? What do we imply by that?’ Quite a number of memories and …
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THE HOLY MASS
9 months ago

THE HOLY MASS

“If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy.” –  St. Jean Vianney

There is so much that can be written about the Eucharist. Many saints and learned …
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BE A TRENDSETTER
9 months ago

BE A TRENDSETTER

I grew up in a catholic family – to parents who were regulars at our local prayer group. But I was born in a country where religious freedom was severely …
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Growing in Modesty
9 months ago

Growing in Modesty

During the initial months of my Jesus encounter, I started to read the Word of God more often and I came across Mathew 18:6, “whoever causes one of these little …
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