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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
29 December 2017, Fourth Friday of Subara
Importance of this day Fourth Friday of Subara
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Engarta (Epistle Reading): Galatians 3:15-4:6
Evangalion (Gospel): Luke 2:1-20
Prayer of the dayJesus the most Compassionate One, You willed to become incarnate in the loving bosom of a family. May all families, communities, nations and peoples find You incarnate in the midst of their joys and sorrows and their shared life together.
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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