| During the weeks of Great Fast, the faithful reflect on and meditate over the public life of Jesus and especially on its culmination in his passion, death and burial. It is a God-given time for turning to one's own life more deeply and to become convinced of the abundant blessings of the loving God in the creation, the providential caring, the human fall, the helplessness of man to save himself, the promise of salvation, the redemption through His Son Jesus, the invaluable Gift of the Holy Spirit and the inheritance of the heavenly Kingdom. Continue reading...|
10 April 2017, Seventh Monday of Sawma Ramba
|Importance of this day||Monday of Passion Week|
Read reflections of the readings, prepared by Fr George Kaniarakath, CMI.
|Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I):||Genesis 37:1-22|
|Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II):||Joshua 22:21-29|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||Hebrews 1:1-14|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||John 11:47-12:11|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus the Good Shepherd of our souls, our Protector and Redeemer, lead us according to Your Holy Will under the shadow of Your right hand; receive our praise and thanksgiving, the rational fruits of our lips, which we offer You. Grant us mercy and kindness from Your overflowing treasury.|
| For Study, Reflection, Meditation, Celebration and Experimental Assimilation|
Mysteries of Jesus' Life, Passion, Death and Burial - He came to His own - they brought Him to the Cross - thickness and darkness of human sin - "Petratha" means a looking back - a salvific call to reconciliation - repair through prayer, penance and almsgiving.
Remembrance of dear Departed Ones
We enter Great Fast commemorating our Departed ones - let us continue to keep their memory all through this season through special prayer, penance and almsgiving, which are also the best means for our sanctification.
Credits: Liturgical Calendar 2009-10 published by Fr. Varghese Pathikulangara, CMI
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