The Eucharistic Miracle of Cascia

In the year 1330, a priest in Siena who had lost all respect and belief in the Eucharist was asked to bring Holy Communion to a sick man in his town. He complied with this request reluctantly and placed the Consecrated Host unceremoniously between the…

A Prolife Video from Kerala

Here is a beautiful prolife video called “Jeevanum Samruthiyum” by Sunny Kattukaran. This short documentary introduces the lives of a few Malayalee families who are ‘open to life’ and follow the Church’s teaching on contraception and abortion. Holy Mother Church has always taught that contraception,…

The Cure of Ars (Saint John Vianney)

Saint John Vianney was a French Parish Priest who lived from 1786-1859. He became notable for his priestly and pastoral work in his parish in Ars, a small town in France. He is the Patron Saint of Parish Priests. During the last ten years of…

The Spiritual Works of Mercy

Charity is a virtue which disposes us to love God above all creatures for Himself, and to love ourselves and our neighbors for the sake of God. The Spiritual Works of Mercy are charitable actions by which we come to the aid of our neighbor…

The Corporal Works of Mercy

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the works of mercy are charitable actions by which we come to the aid of our neighbor in his spiritual and bodily necessities. The Corporal Works of Mercy are: To feed the hungry To give drink to…

What is Natural Family Planning?

Natural Family Planning (NFP) represents a holistic approach to family planning. NFP is a scientifically proven & natural way to achieve or avoid pregnancy based on the awareness of a woman’s menstrual cycle & fertility. It is not synonymous to the old “Rhythm Method”. It…

NFP Awareness Week

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

Today, July 25th is the 43rd anniversary of the Papal Encyclical Humanae Vitae issued by Pope Paul VI. ‘Humanae Vitae‘ is the Latin for ‘Human Life‘. This encyclical reaffirms the Catholic Church’s 2000 year old teaching on marriage, love & parenthood. It is a continuity…

Life Begins at Conception

Life Begins at Conception. When life is conceived in the mother’s womb, it is not just the physical form that has been created but a Soul has been created by our Heavenly Father. This Soul is eternal. It doesn’t cease to exist when life on…

Blessing Yourself with Holy Water

Many of us would have wondered why we bless ourselves with Holy Water while entering and leaving church. Holy Water is a popular sacramental and religious tradition used to bless oneself. It’s use upon entering Church is a reminder of One’s Baptism and a gesture…

Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit are:- Wisdom Understanding Counsel (Right Judgment) Fortitude (Courage) Knowledge Piety (Reverence) Fear of the Lord (Wonder and Awe of the Lord) Share it :