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The great solemnity of the Glorious Cross that we celebrate on September 14th is the basic theme meditated on and absorbed in all through this liturgical period of Eliyah-Sliba. This feast emerged as the second Easter, especially in Eastern Traditions, in the second half of the liturgical year, parallel to the Easter in the first half. During this period the faithful try their best to have an experience of the heavenly bliss here on earth itself, a foretaste of the intimate union with the Divine Person. Continue reading...
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2018
2018
8 September 2018, Second Saturday of Eliyah-Sliba
Importance of this day Nativity of Marth Mariam, Mother of Isho Mishiha
The Nativity of Mary reminds us of our unique call and role in life. As the blessed Mother who was born to give birth to the Saviour, we too are here on earth with the task to bear and to share Him in the world and to become a "Mother to the nations"(Gen 17:16) like her.

Click to read reflections based on the readings, prepared by Fr Benny Nalkara CMI.

Click to read the chapter titled Holy Virgin Mary Mother of Jesus And Our Mother from Mar Thoma Margam, the book of Fr. Varghese Pathikulangara, CMI .
Icon/Picture of the day:
Qeryana I (Old Testament Reading I): Genesis 17:1-27
Qeryana II (Old Testament Reading II): Isaiah 42:18-43:13
Engarta (Epistle Reading): Romans 16:1-27
Evangalion (Gospel): Matthew 1:1-16, Listen Recorded Bible in Malayalam (from the translation of Peshitta Bible)
Prayer of the dayJesus the True Door, on this holy day of the birth of Your Mother, gladden us with the joy of a spiritual rebirth. Make us grow in love that we may never cease to bear in our lives the abundant harvest of the Spirit. Through the intercession of Your Mother, make us temples of Your Spirit.
For Study, Reflection, Meditation, Celebration and Experimental Assimilation

Mystery of Jesus' Transfiguration - Foretaste of heavenly bliss - overtaken by the heavenly experience, Peter exclaims: "Lord, it is well that we are here" - Glorious Cross, out Saint Thomas Cross, is the symbol of Risen Jesus - unique Symbol of Jesus' life and our Christian perfection - sum total of Old & New Testaments.

Time of Heavenly Foretaste

Qurbana celebration is the time of heavenly foretaste - then the heeavenly and earthy choirs mingle together - there we experience the heavenly banquet - this heavenly experience is spread to the other hours of the day through the "Divine Praises", the Prayer of the Church - the whole Christian life must proceed from and return to these celebrations.
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