Meet the saint who lived over top of column for 40 years 

Meet the saint who lived over top of column for 40 years 

St. Simeon always longed to be with the God. Estranged from people he opted for lonely places where he could alone converse with the mighty. He found that people became an obstacle in his monastic life. While passing through a small town in Syria he found a strange solution to overcome the hindrance that blocked […]

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John, the son of Zebedee received direct appointment from Lord Jesus to be an Apostle. He became Jesus’ beloved disciple by accompanying his master during the hours of his Passion. Jesus at his last hour had faithfully handed over his mother to St. John. After the crucifixion and joyful resurrection of his master, the […]

St. Anthony’s battle with the demons

St. Anthony’s battle with the demons

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” – 1 Peter 5.8 The word of the Lord is real. The battle between the devil and human beings still continues. Satan rarely reveals themselves to ordinary people. But saints and those who were too close to […]

Jesus is in ‘them!’ Pope says about innocent sufferers

Jesus is in ‘them!’ Pope says about innocent sufferers

It is one of the toughest questions to answer. “Where is God, if evil is present in our world, if there are men and women who are hungry and thirsty, homeless, exiles and refugees?” The Holy Father, during the Way of the Cross at World Youth Day which took place in Blonia Park in Krakow, […]

The Demon-Fighter: St. Padre Pio’s encounters with demon

St. Padre Pio was one of the famous saint lived in the 20th centuary with stigmas on his body. His saintly life was often tested by the demonic forces which even entered in to physical attacks. Fr. Gabriele Amorth, a leading Vatican exorcist shared the saint’s encounter with demons. They would appear before him as an […]

Is Yoga against the teachings of Bible?

Yoga meant ‘union’. One of the purpose of Yoga is to achieve ‘samadhi’, a Sanskrit word which means union with the divine one. Samadhi at death meant salvation. According to Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be […]

Our Lady of Fatima and John Paul II

Our Lady of Fatima and John Paul II

Cardinal Giovanni Battista, who was one of the closest collaborators to Pope John Paul still remembers the day on which the Pope was shot. In an afternoon on May 13, 1981, he received a phone call from the Secretary of State. “They called and said: someone has shot the Pope. For us, it was a […]

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