| 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...|
11 April 2017, Seventh Tuesday of Sawma Ramba
|Importance of this day||Tuesday of Passion Week|
Click to read reflections of the readings, prepared by Fr George Kaniarakath, CMI.
|Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I):||Genesis 37:23-36|
|Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II):||Joshua 22:30-23:1|
|Engarta (Epistle Reading):||Hebrews 4:14-6:8|
|Evangalion (Gospel):||John 12:12-43|
|Prayer of the day||Jesus the most Excellent Model, blessed are You who handed over to the Holy Church the mystery of Your life, death and resurrection in bread and wine at the supper before Your Passion. You knew the real weakness of our human nature. True physician of our nature, apply the dressing of Your mercy to our wounds and pardon our sins through the Mysteries of Your Body and Blood.|
| 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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