By profession, St Joseph was a carpenter who slogged hard to support Jesus and Mary.
19 Mar 2019 12:18 AM
In religious tradition, ash symbolises mortality, death, renunciation and repentance.
06 Mar 2019 1:51 AM
Biblical imagery of a chair, a seat or a throne signifies honour, authority and reverence.
22 Feb 2019 1:09 AM
In his bestseller A Planet to Heal, Arrupe appealed for special care of mother earth, who nourishes us.
05 Feb 2019 2:10 AM
Born in an aristocratic family at the castle of Sales in Savoy, France, Francis was the eldest of 13 children.
24 Jan 2019 5:58 AM
When compared to rich countries like the UK, Germany, France or Spain, India appears poor in economic terms.
10 Jan 2019 6:58 AM
Mary — revered as “Miriam” byMuslims —surrenders to God’s will despite difficulties which endanger her and the Christ-child.
25 Dec 2018 6:33 AM
Mountains make up one-quarter of the world’s landscape and are the source of 80 per cent of the world’s fresh water supply.
11 Dec 2018 1:44 AM
At a basic level, temple is symbolic of God’s abode.
30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM
“Philosophy” derives from two Greek words: “Philia” meaning “love” and “Sophia”, wisdom.
15 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
There’s another GPS I love — unconditional, absolutely free, universally accessible, invisibly omnipresent and eternally reliable.
01 Nov 2018 6:47 AM
Nowadays, when bishops, pastors and godmen are accused of sexual aberrations or financial scams, the media delights in stripping them bare.
15 Oct 2018 12:12 AM
You and I can decide whether we come under this category or not.
01 Oct 2018 5:58 AM
Yogis have long been levitating after mastering pranayamas that make their bodies lose grossness, defying gravitational pulls.
18 Sep 2018 12:10 AM
True teachers not only train the mind but also touch the heart.
05 Sep 2018 1:47 AM
The Ibrahim/Abraham story narrates that Allah/God merely wanted to test his faith by asking him to sacrifice his son, Ishmael/Isaac.
21 Aug 2018 12:58 AM
Today, our countries and communities are drowning in cesspools of hatred and hostility that easily erupt in lynching, shooting, bombing or war.
06 Aug 2018 12:38 AM
Being from a wealthy family, as was customary at that time, Annakutty’s aunt began seeking rich suitors for her to be married.
29 Jul 2018 6:13 AM
The Sanskrit word for ritual sacrifice is yagna, from the root yaj, meaning, to worship or offer.
13 Jul 2018 2:08 AM
True ecumenism demands not only respecting religious differences among us but promoting them.
27 Jun 2018 2:46 AM