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10th Week, Monday, Jun 8th

1 Kings 17:1-6 / Matthew 5:1-12 
Elijah warns Ahab: “A drought will ravage the land.”

At one point in the Old Testament, the ten northern tribes of Israel broke away from the two southern tribes. One of the kings who ruled these ten tribes, before a foreign power destroyed them forever, was a man named Ahab. The Bible speaks harshly of Ahab, saying, “He sinned against the Lord more than any of his predecessors.” 1 Kings 16:30

Holy Trinity - Quick Reflection

UCAN Asia News - Jun 5

Prospects are uncertain even for the Church, its institutions and its most outspoken leaders

Matters India - Jun 5


Covid-19: Orthodox priest buried after protests in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, June 4, 2020: The funeral of a priest of the Malankara Orthodox Church who died of Covid-19 was conducted on June 4, two days after his death. The burial was conducted as per protocol ...Read more

UCAN Asia News - Jun 4

On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the free world must challenge a regime that can never be trusted

Vatican Dossier - Jun 4

Matters India - Jun 4


Chemical factory blast kills 8 workers in Gujarat

New Delhi, May 3, 2020: Eight workers were killed and 50 others were injured on June 3 in a massive fire triggered by a blast in the boiler of a chemical factory at Dahej in ... Read more

Stories-For-Homilies: Cycle A: Trinity to Christ King

Stories-For-Homilies: Cycle A: Advent-Pentecost

9th Week, Saturday, Jun 6th

2 Timothy 4:1-8 / Mark 12:38-44
I have finished the race: I await God’s reward.

In his book Light from the Ancient Past, Jack Finegan cites a 4,000-year-old Egyptian writing. Called the “Prayer of Ani,” it is addressed to the 42 gods who must decide Ani’s fate after death. Excerpts from Ani’s prayer read: “I have not stolen. . . .I have not played the hypocrite. . . .I have not told falsehoods. . . .I gave bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, clothed the naked. . . .Enter no complaint against me.”