The Mass – Liturgy of the Word

As Catholics we have been attending the Mass so regularly that sometimes we get clouded of the love and Mercy that flows from God. The Mass is the best place to know how much God, the Father, Loves Us. His mercy starts flowing from the very beginning, unlike where most of us believe that it…

Introduction to the Mass

The Mass is the source, center and summit of our Catholic faith. If we don’t understand what the Mass is about, it can be a boring one hour, where we don’t receive anything. But if we take some time to understand how the Mass is a sacrifice, a re-presentation of Christ’s sacrifice on Calvary, an…

Holy Spirit in our personal lives

The Lord sent us the Holy Spirit as He promised, and the Holy Spirit is present in a very active, dynamic form in the world today. We need to open our lives to Him and allow Him to fulfill our calling of becoming saints. We need to let Him drive us to our life’s full…

Praying Psalm 91

Psalm 91 is a powerful prayer of protection, safety and deliverance. As Christians, we need to memorize this psalm and ‘pray’ it daily – over ourselves, our family members and anyone who asks us for prayers. The psalm can be divided into various sections: to pray for protection during trials and spiritual attack, against nightmares…

Holy Spirit in the community

This teaching is a continuation of the series – Holy Spirit in every day life and specifically addresses the service to our community. Being equal members of the one body of Christ, we are called to be ambassadors of Christ and fishers of men with eagerness in our feet to preach the Gospel not with…

Holy Spirit in our Vocations

There is an ardent calling from Holy Spirit to work along with Him in mission in our vocations. Being humble and meek is a way to be Role Models in our vocations so that we can go about evangelizing the goodness of the Lord. Surrendering to the Spirit invokes a new vocation. A calling to…

Holy Spirit at Home

A good life partner, good health and wealth, good children, success at work, peace and a comfortable home – all these are possible only by God’s grace and by choosing the right thing (Deuteronomy 30.19) constantly. For this, we need the spirit of discernment (1 John 4.1), and this is the gift of the Holy…

Surrendering to the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:14 says “Those who are led by the Spirit of God are the Sons of God”. To become sons and daughters of God we need to listen to the Holy Spirit, our Paraclete, who Jesus sent to us to be our guide and helper, and to obey Him. As sons and daughters of God,…