The Peace of Christ

The peace of Christ

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. We all know this famous prayer by Francis of Assisi. Jesus said “I give you peace, my peace I give you”. Jesus gives his peace to us. He differentiates his peace from the peace given by the world. We all talk about peace in the world. We … Read more

The Problem With Faith

The Problem with Faith

What is the problem with faith? Why Christ kept on asking before healing somebody – “Do you believe in me?” Faith in a person, including Jesus Christ, comes from trust. When we trust a person, we are entrusting our thoughts, our hopes and our doubts, to that person. In other words, we are giving up … Read more

Poem : Sorrowing Mother

Sorrowing Mother

At the cross her station keeping stood the mournful Mother weeping, close to Jesus to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing, all His bitter anguish bearing now at length the sword had passed. Oh, how sad and sore distressed was that Mother highly blessed, of the sole-begotten One! Christ above in torment hangs, … Read more

Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows

Today, September 15, we have the feast of our lady of sorrows. Devotion to the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady has its roots in Sacred Scripture and in Christian piety, which always associates the Blessed Mother with her suffering Son. Today’s feast was introduced by the Servites in order to intensify devotion to Our Lady’s Sorrows. … Read more