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Qudas-Edta (weeks of dedication of the Church) is the last four weeks of the Syro-Malabar liturgical year. They are precisely arranged to have an in-depth heavenly experience for the faithful. Christ the Bride-groom leads His bride the Church to the heavenly bride chamber and offers her to the Father giving her the fullness of heavenly bliss. The church being the sign of heavenly Kingdom here on earth, every time the believer enters it, he/she is invited to such a heavenly experience and sing praises to the Lord in the company of the celestial choirs. The faithful reach to the climax of such experience during the Qurbana celebration, the full and integral expression of their faith and life. Continue reading...
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2017
2017
8 November 2017, First Wednesday of Qudas-Edta
Importance of this day First Wednesday of the Qudas-Edta
Engarta (Epistle Reading): 1 Timothy 4:1-5
Evangalion (Gospel): Matthew 5:38-42
Prayer of the dayJesus who sets us high upon a rock and lifts up our head over the enemies, grant us the readiness and goodwill to help those in need, as did the Virgin Mary who set out for the hill country of Judea immediately as she learned about the situation and need of Elizabeth from angel Gabriel.
For Study, Reflection, Meditation, Celebration and Experimental Assimilation

Mystify of entrance to heaven - the Church, Bride of Jesus, enters the heavenly bride chamber together with her Bridegroom - Jesus offers His bride to the Father.

Time of Heavenly Honeymoon

Real heavenly experience - Church is in fact the heaven on earth - we enter it and immerse in supreme heavenly experience in the Qurbana celebration - reach to its climax in holy communion, the heavenly banquet - "God becomes all in all in Jesus".


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