Dr. John Vazhakoottathil OCD


  Paul, in his letter to the Philippines invites us to rejoice always: “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. The Lord is at hand.” (Phil 4, 4.) The words of Isaiah also promote our hope and courage. “The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and...

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Dr. Jacob Palliparambil OCD


It was God’s project in Christ Jesus to create a new civilization of love. In Paul’s understanding God this  project was inaugurated  in the death and resurrection of  Jesus. Death of Jesus, the Son of God and Messiah, on the cross was an enigma to the believers from the inception of Christianity.  It was scandalous...

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Dr. Bosco Correya OCD


Introduction The three major areas of theology are God, man and cosmos. It is because reality is ‘cosmotheandric’ as envisaged by RaimonPanikkar[1]. It is a vision of the reality which sees the universe (cosmos), God (Theos) and the human (Anthropos), as one reality, where God, human and nature meet together. This universe is an integrated...

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Fr. Antony Ittikunnath OCD


  INTRODUCTION In the preface to Elizabeth O’Connor’s book Search for Silence, N. Gordon Cosby writes: “The one journey that ultimately matters is the journey into the place of stillness deep within one’s self. To reach that place is to be at home; to fail to reach it is to be forever restless. At the...

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Dr. Rajeev Michael OCD, Clinical Psychologist


It is not my intention in this article to sensationalize problems in youth. However, I would like to start with some facts and figures which are startling. Across the globe, one in five children and adolescents suffers from a mental disorder/problem, of which the Americans are no exception. Nearly 50 percent of all mental disorders...

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Dr. Manuel Rebeiro OCD


Introduction                                                                                                         “I want to know Christ…” (Phil 3:10), and “…I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, …” (1Cor 2:2). These words of Paul elucidate his greatest quest and desire in life. Ever since the encounter with the risen Jesus on the road to Damascus,[1] Paul struggled to know him, love him, gain him,...

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Dr. John Vazhakoottathil OCD


    We see in the Gospel of John that he proclaims the mystery of the resurrection by presenting the pierced hands and feet of Jesus. (John 20, 19-29) The identity of the resurrected Christ is manifested to the world through his pierced hands and feet! While many are curious about the shape and form...

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Dr. Jacob Palliparambil OCD


  Transformation of Paul of Tarsus from a persecutor to follower of Jesus Christ is the most manifest testimony to the new civilization of love inaugurated in Christ Jesus by God. His transformation is the most precious and significant gift of the Holy Spirit to the Early Christianity as well as to all generations unto...

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Dr. Augustine Mulloor OCD


  Easter is the definitive revelation and the undisputable miracle of the Reign of God on earth: the victory of God for humanity over every other power: sickness, natural catastrophes, demon and death. It is the permanent assurance for the humans that  darkness is overpowered by light, despair by hope, hatred by love, sadness by...

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