Category: Motivational

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​SECTS, SEX & SUICIDE – chhotebhai

(Note: This piece by our well-known inspirational writer Chhoehai is a treasure chest of wide ranging information and hard to digest theological mysteries for eternal meditation. Cultic hysterical God-men prop up all over the world – among the so-called enlightened and illiterate...

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​85% Complex explained – The majority complex

85% Complex explained – The majority complex (By Julio Ribeiro) in Indian Express, :May 17, 2017 (Note: “The minority may be forced to reconcile to being second-class citizens. But will the majority enjoy a better life if the rule of law is...

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Providing shelter and love for forsaken women 

Published on: 12:32 am, April 5, 2016 Story By: Lissy Maruthanakuzhy Pune: Sr. Lucy Kurien was the only Catholic among 20 women that the Indian government honored with the Nari Shakti Puraskar, a women’s empowerment award, on March 8, International Women’s Day, for...

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Vice-chancellor Washes  feet of  faculty, staff and students

By C.M. Paul, in News » Guwahati Province (ING) (Note: This  is another  example of  priests in the Latin  Rite spread all over India  graciously and joyfully  responding to the  call of Francis  Pappa to put an end    to the archaic   practice of  inequality  imposed on women  in the Syromalabar and Malankara Churches.    May it open...

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Braving death threats to wash women’s feet 

Published on: 2:31 pm, March 26, 2016 Story By: Ajay Kumar Singh in Matters India Fr Bernard Digal (1960-2008) Bhubaneswar: The washing of women’s feet at the Holy Thursday ceremonies has drawn too much media attention in India this year. Pope Francis surprised the...

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Church: by the students and for the students 

Published on: 2:40 pm, March 26, 2016 Story By: Smitha George – Matters India (A team of young students of Karunya University have shown us how to unite in Christ. Hats off dear friends! Where the new generation or at least our present shephard class...

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​Holy Life – Swami Snehananda Jyoti  

(Note: CCV is here with another piece of thought provoking article from Swami (Dr) Snehananda Jyoti. Unless the faithful in Christ sits in peace with an ardent purpose of seeing into oneself, one more Holy Week passes away without serving...

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What’s the point of fasting, anyway?

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it – fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of the Christian life. But for many Catholics...

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Lenten Reflections: New wine in fresh Wineskins!

Fr Cletus Capuchin            (Note: Thank you dear  Cletus for presenting CCV readers with a new approach to Lenten time fasting.  Fasting is comparable to darkness which all want to shun, feasting is like light that banishes darkness. You are...

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Lent:  Season for Introspection – Jose Therampil sdb, (Don Bosco College, Karunapuram- 506 151. TS)                     (Note: Welcome to Jose as the first batsman to kick start the season of lent with...

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Are The Shepherds with Jesus? Jose Paul (Delhi)

Jose Paul Some days back, when the 70 year old Sister was raped, I happened to read a very meaningful and informative email discussion held by a group of eminent catholic lay and clergy about their thoughts about such things....

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Tough Love – Swamiji

The whole world evolved from love. Everything beautiful comes from love energy. Love puts up with all kinds of inconveniences. It puts up with our and others’ shortcomings. Sometimes it is more convenient to give in to others’ demands and...