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The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son There was, once a prodigal son Who vexed his father for his measure of wealth And fled his home for friends and fun To reckless ways of sinful mirth But soon he met his weary days Of hunger, thirst and fleeing friends It flashed to his mind the splendor and

Remembering Rev Fr. P K George, the Apostle of North India

Remembering Rev Fr. P K George, the Apostle of North India “For many are called, but few are chosen” St Mathew 22:14. Rev Fr P K George was born in a village in Mylapra, Pathanamthitta, Kerala. He had his primary school education in Mylapra. After schooling he acquired Diploma in Civil Engineering and my mother, Late Mrs Annamma Oonnoony, was his

We do not have to do it alone!; the Promise of the Resurrection

We do not have to do it alone!; the Promise of the Resurrection Through the resurrection, there is a way out of our personal tombs of pain and suffering, of cynicism and despair, if only we will open our eyes, sit up, and see how the stone has been rolled away by a power far beyond our control. As Jesus said in his

Stigmata – Human Obsession for Signs and Wonders

Stigmata – Human Obsession for Signs and Wonders Many of you might have heard the news of a baby in Philippines, born with the stigmata of Jesus that became viral in the social media. While we want to know whether this is a hoax or not, we have seen a similar phenomenon earlier. St. Francis of Assisi was

Prayer for the Victims of the Terrorist Attack at the Military School, Pakistan

Prayer for the Victims of the Terrorist Attack at the Military School, Pakistan Dear Friends, Please join me in Prayer for the Victims (150 plus innocent children of all ages and teachers and those many wounded) of the Deadly Terrorist Attack at the Military School, Peshawar, Pakistan Heavenly Father our Benevolent Lord, Creator and Sustainer of us all, hear us, Your children, at

The Impact of Hudhud Cyclone havoc at Visakhapatnam

The Impact of Hudhud Cyclone havoc at Visakhapatnam All of India rather the whole world came to know about the Cyclone HUDHUD that devastated Visakhapatnam, the city of Destiny also known as the green city at the east coast of India on the 12 th Oct, Sunday 2014. The Cyclonic storms crossed Tamil Nadu, Odisha and A P

Catholicos Baselios Didymus I – A truly Grand Pontiff

Catholicos Baselios Didymus I – A truly Grand Pontiff His Grace Thomas Mar Thimothios Thirumeni was the Metropolitan of the Malabar Diocese in 1970. I assumed charge as the Resident Editor of Malayala Manorama, Calicut, on January 7, 1970, and the same evening I went to Chathamangalam, the headquarters of the Syrian Orthodox Church, Diocese of Malabar, to call

Letter of congratulation to Patriarch Elect Mar Aphrem Karim Coorilos

Letter of congratulation to Patriarch Elect Mar  Aphrem  Karim Coorilos From Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien, Senior Director of the Office of Strategic Planning, United States Department of State, United States Government, Washington D.C., United States of America Your Beatitude the Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, I extend my warm congratulations and wish you

A food for thought on the Holy Week Services in the Orthodox Churches

A food for thought on the Holy Week Services in the Orthodox Churches The holy Week is again the round the corner. The people around the world are getting ready for long liturgical services with great zeal and fasting. Why do we observe this ‘particular week’ with so much solemnity? We all know its significance is solely because of its connection with the

“Significance of Symbols in Orthodox Christian Faith”

“Significance of Symbols in Orthodox Christian Faith” Symbolism is defined as the art or practice of expressing the invisible or intangible by means of visible or sensuous representation. Symbols make the communication and understanding effective and efficient in the field of Science, Art, Technology and Religion. In symbols two things are brought together, first something that is
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