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Weeks of Annunciation (Subara) is the first season of the liturgical year. The Syro-Malabar liturgical year begins with the proclamation and celebration of the historical encounter between God and man in the person of Jesus Christ, the human appearance of the Divine Person. The Syriac word Subara, 'Annunciation', with which the Church qualify the first five or six weeks of her liturgical year, is, in fact, an announcement and proclamation with celebration with this supreme glad news of divine condescension to the human frailty in order to raise it up to the divine sublimity. For the whole East Syriac tradition and thus also to the Syro-Malabar Church, the whole period of Annunciation is a big Christmas! December 25th is only the climax of this celebration. Continue reading....
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2017
2017
17 December 2017, Third Sunday of Subara
Importance of this day Third Sunday of Subara

Click to read reflections based on the readings, prepared by Fr George Edayadiyil, CMI.
Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I): Genesis 18:1-19
Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II): Judges 13:2-24
Engarta (Epistle Reading): Ephesians 3:1-21
Evangalion (Gospel): Luke 1:57-80, Listen Recorded Bible in Malayalam (from the translation of Peshitta Bible)
Prayer of the dayIsho our Lord and our God, You sent Yohannan Mamdana, Your herald, as a succulent and pleasing fruit taken from a dried and barren vine. May our barren lives bring forth fruits of repentance and virtue. At the intercession of Your Forerunner, make the works of holiness flourish among us that we may always experience Your salvation and be able to exalt and glorify You at all times.
For Study, Reflection, Meditation, Celebration and Experimental Assimilation

Mystery of Incarnation - in background, Creation: man its centre - life in Paradise - Sin and Fall - thrown out of Paradise - promise of the Saviousr - long OT life of misery and suffering, election and rejection - birth of the Son of God - "Glory to God in the highest" - Amman-hu-El = God with us - beheading of the innocent - presentation of Jesus in the Temple - at twelve Jesus in the Temple amidst the teachers and elders.

Devotion to Mother Mary

Consent of Mary essential - "Hail, full of grace!" - "Be it to me according to your word!" - Son of God became man - human indebtedness to Mary comes from this consent - she is the Mother of Jesus and also ours - Christian believers are not orphans!


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