The secret St John Paul knows about Padreo Pio

The secret St John Paul knows about Padreo Pio

Everything happens for a reason. Yes, it is true. It was true in the life of Saint John Paul II’s life too. May be that prompted him to meet Padreo Pio years after World War II. The meeting was when young Karol Wojtyla was studying in Rome. He wished to spend a week in San […]

The flying saint

The flying saint

Saint Joseph of Cupertino was a mystic. From childhood he had many mystic visions and he often lost to the world around him. Other children made fun of him by calling a nick name, “open-mouthed,” watching his gaping manner. Saint Joseph neither had any alluring character nor looked impressive. He hailed from a poor family. […]

The 9 existing relics of Our Lord Jesus

The 9 existing relics of Our Lord Jesus

The relics associated with Jesus’ Crucifixion gave us clear evidence that Jesus had suffered and crucified on the cross to save us. These relics believed to be of Jesus would help to strengthen our belief. Do you know the place where these relics were kept? It is worth to have a glance at the 9 […]

What was Jesus doing on Holy Saturday

What was Jesus doing on Holy Saturday

When we profess our faith, we recite that Jesus “descended into hell.” On Holy Saturday we commemorates Jesus’ entry into the hell. While his body was lying in Joseph’s crypt, the Lord entered hades like a victor. Proclamation of the gospel Bible gives true indication for Jesus’ descendency into hell. In Ephesians 4, it described […]

The story of a married saint

The story of a married saint

Saint Francesca Romana was born in Rome in 1384 to a noble family. She never felt interested in earthly beauty and had decided to dedicate her life to God at the age of 11. However, her father was showed dislike in sending her to a religious order. So he arranged her to marry a young […]

St Joseph, an unsung hero of Holy Family

St Joseph, an unsung hero of Holy Family

Father anointed St Joseph, an ordinary carpenter to look after the Savior. He was probably born in Bethlehem approximately on 100 B.C.E. Though he was an ordinary worker, his lineage was from the royal house of David. Joseph in the Bible Joseph appeared at first in the Bible in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. […]

The harbingers of Palm Sunday

The harbingers of Palm Sunday

Every year we commemorate the feast of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem by carrying palm leaves. We celebrate the feast by waving branches of either palm or another local tree, as well as with liturgical processions and other celebrations. But most of the Christians do not know from where the leaves came from. Everyone knew that […]

A historical reflection over the Way of Cross

A historical reflection over the Way of Cross

The Way of Cross remained as a means for Christians to follow Christ by retracing the sufferings endured by the Christ. They imitated their own cities, churches and homes as Jerusalem’s old city where Jesus was dragged mercilessly bearing the cross and dreadful pain. The Sorrowful Way, the “Via Dolorosa,” is a fusion of three […]

‘One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic.’

‘One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic.’

Have you ever come across the distinctive features of the Church that makes it unique? The four marks are ‘One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic.’ One The Church of the apostles was definitely one: “There is one body and one spirit,” Paul wrote, “just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your […]

The saint who raised the dead

The saint who raised the dead

On Ash Wednesday in 1218, St. Dominic was in a chapter house along with few cardinals discussing some administrative issues. Suddenly, someone rushed to the door in a horrifying manner. The man was “tearing his hair, and   making great lamentation, crying out.” He carried a bad news that the nephew of one of the cardinals […]