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Matters India - Mar 26

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National council of churches prays for new government

By Matters India Reporter New Delhi, March 25, 2019: India’s largest forum for Protestant and Orthodox Churches on March 24 launched weeklong prayers for a new government. “Constitutionally, the Indian state cannot have any appeasement to any ... Read more
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UCAN News - Mar 25

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Rights groups join to fight hate ahead of election
  Leaders meet in New Delhi to target politicians who use religious differences to attract votes.
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Lent 4 Sunday C: Laetare (Rejoice): I lost him and Now I found him


Prodigal-Son54 sun of Lent



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Michel de Verteuil
General comments
Verses 1 to 3 are one of several passages in the gospels which give us an overall picture of Jesus’ lifestyle. In your meditation, identify who for you are “the tax collectors and sinners,” people who are outsiders to the community; then, who is Jesus, and finally, who are “the Pharisees and Scribes” who complain.

Vatican Dossier - Mar 25

 
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Angelus Address: On the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree

The ‘Similitude of the Vinedresser Manifests the Mercy of God, Who Gives Us Time for Conversion’

Matters India - Mar 25

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Salaries of nuns, priests in schools taxable: Madras HC

Chennai, March 24, 2019: The Madras High Court has held that salaries and grants-in-aid to nuns and priests are liable to attract tax deducted at source. “In our opinion, the provisions of Income-Tax law are dry, ... Read more
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25-30 March: Weekday Reflections


March 25-30: March 25 Monday (The Annunciation of the Lord): Lk 1: 26-38: 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Hail, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” 29 But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and considered in her mind what sort of greeting this might be. 30 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. 31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. 32 He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, 33 ..38….

3rd Week of Lent, Tuesday, 26-03-19


Daniel 3:25, 34-43 / Matthew 18:21-35

Jesus speaks about forgiveness

 “Forgive seventy-seven times. ”
Tommy Pigage was drunk when he hit and killed Ted Morris of Kentucky. Ted was the only son of Mrs. Elizabeth Morris.
The death of her only son left Elizabeth stunned and angry.
Tommy pleaded guilty, was convicted, and was ordered to give talks to high school students on behalf of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers).

3rd Week of Lent, Monday, 25-03-19


2 Kings 5:1-15 / Luke 4:24-30

God is the God of all people.

Sometimes people become so preoccupied with their own problems that they tend to see only themselves.

Matters India - Mar 23

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Priest stabbed during Mass in Canada

Montreal, March 22, 2019: A 77-year-old Catholic priest was stabbed during morning Mass on March 22 at St Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, Canada's biggest church. Footage from the 8:30 am (6 pm India time) Mass, broadcast ...Read more
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Vatican Dossier - Mar 23

 
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INTERVIEW: Monsignor Profittlich ‘Santo Subito!,’ Says Pope Francis

Estonia Hopes for the First Saint of Its History, said the Apostolic Administrator of Estonia, Bishop Jourdan