31 December 2020 Vespers and Te Deum Pope Francis

https://youtu.be/6YPCfXk1pnI Watch "31 December 2020 Vespers and Te Deum Pope Francis" on YouTube

02.01.2021 – சனி – திருப்பலி நற்செய்தி ,மறையுரை – Rev.fr.sundar – TAMIL CATHOLIC TV

https://youtu.be/sDu-tVJxFQU Watch "02.01.2021 - சனி - திருப்பலி நற்செய்தி ,மறையுரை - Rev.fr.sundar - TAMIL CATHOLIC TV" on YouTube

മാറിടം ഇല്ലെങ്കിലും മാതൃത്ത്വം ആഘോഷിക്കുന്ന അഞ്ചു മക്കളുടെ അമ്മ

https://youtu.be/d6wcY5yCFdM Watch "മാറിടം ഇല്ലെങ്കിലും മാതൃത്ത്വം ആഘോഷിക്കുന്ന അഞ്ചു മക്കളുടെ അമ്മ" on YouTube

The Widow’s Mites

Things Paul & Luke

widow's mite from Google Images

After the religious debates of Luke 20 and Jesus silencing all his enemies, Luke seems to imply that Jesus simply looked up from where he taught in the previous chapter (Luke 21:1). However, Mark seems to say Jesus moved to a position near the place in the Temple treasury where Jews deposited their offerings (Mark 12:41), and there he observed what was done. Nevertheless, whatever actually occurred, the fact is that Jesus had to call his disciples to himself (Luke 21:3), and this does indicate Jesus was no longer formally involved in teaching them. So, the debates were over, and Jesus moved on to something else.

View original post 789 more words

Quote for a New Year – Dag Hammarskjöld

My Pastoral Ponderings

For all that has been –
To all that shall be –

Dag Hammarskjöld

This has always seemed like a perfect quote to begin a new year, this year more than ever before! But this is a quote that is easier to post on a blog than to actually do. To thank God for all that has been, even the suffering and pain that we may have endured? To say Yes! to God for all that shall be, without any idea of what that might mean? This is the work of faith, and the work of a lifetime. It does not come easy, and can’t be done all at once. Day after day, we take up our cross in faith and in trust, and we follow the One who showed us how to live in faith, before dying to forgive us.

This quote is by Dag Hammarskjöld, a…

View original post 502 more words

15 Ways To Simplify Your Life in 2021

Mind Beauty Simplicity

Resolutions are a funny thing. We set these “goals” before the start of the new year to become a better version of ourselves. And I’m all for setting goals & improving one’s self, but can someone just wake up an entirely new person? I don’t think so. I think it takes time & with a set of changes put in place. When I started on the journey of minimalism, I didn’t just wake up & say “I’m getting rid of everything I own!” It took time & reflection to get where I am today. And I’m here to let you in on some of the secrets to simplify your life this coming new year.


Wholistic Health YYC | goal setting

Instead of choosing one main goal for the entire year, why not break them down into smaller ones each month or even each day. In the past, I talk about the importance of

View original post 1,527 more words

The Church Fathers and the Mother of God

Catholicism Pure & Simple

BySt. John Henry Newman


Madonna and Childby Giovanni Benelli, c. 1470

Now I have said all I mean to say on what I have called the rudimental teaching of Antiquity about the Blessed Virgin; but after all I have not insisted on the highest view of her prerogatives, which the Fathers have taught us. You, my dear Friend, who know so well the ancient controversies and Councils, may have been surprised why I should not have yet spoken of her as the Theotokos; but I wished to show on how broad a basis her dignity rests. independent of that wonderful title; and again I have been loth to enlarge upon the force of a word, which is rather matter for devotional thought than for polemical dispute. However, I might as well not write to you at all, as altogether be silent upon it.

It is…

View original post 1,195 more words