Cast Your Net A short course dealing with New Media and Evangelisation. The course orients the participants – priests, religious persons and lay people, men and women as well as seniors and juniors to be productive and effective media people who are committed to evangelising the world.

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Illogical and Emotional Malayali

September 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Illogical and Emotional Malayali

Pretentious Malayalis are drenching the cultural sphere of Kerala with emotional rants on the pretext of justice for Soumya, a young woman brutally raped and allegedly murdered by a single-handed beggar Govindachami in a running [...]

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

In a message to the consecrated persons of Catholic Church, Pope Francis highlights his profound belief that the Lord’s call to bring peace and mercy to mankind continues to be an urgent and significant one [...]

20 Irresistible Quotes from “Communicating Mercy”

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Communicating Mercy is a work edited by Dr Jose Vallikatt. The book with the punchline "Let Mercy flow like a river of Nardine" comes during this Jubilee Year of Mercy. It covers "a range of [...]

Prayer that gains golds

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Simone Biles, the Olympic gold medalist, in a recent interview with Us Magazine, unpacked her Olympic bag, explaining the significance of each item. Along with her bottled water, bobby pins, Beats headphones and cheetah-print umbrella, [...]

Vallikatt’s Desk

Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

Balance sheet of a land deal: Moral integrity questioned, Clergy divided, Faithful alienated. With its notorious land deal, the pastors of the Eranakulam-Angamali Archdiocese of the Syro Malabar church in Kerala served a sourly feast [...]

True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

“I will give you whatever is right,” is what the protagonist of the great parable of The Labourers in the Vineyard offered to the hired workers (Mt. 20:1-15). But when those who worked more in [...]

Please, Don’t Close That Door

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Please, Don’t Close That Door

Now that Mercy Doors have been closed, what would happen to mercy? Would the Church and its members pack up mercy and set to relax of the ‘fatigue’ of the yearlong jubilee celebration? Pope Francis [...]

Preventing the Predators

November 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Preventing the Predators

Open Letter to Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors to Stop Sex Abusers in Church Dear Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors, It is disheartening and scary to see news breaking out frequently about one or other [...]

Church and Culture: The two principal areas are the evangelization of cultures and that of the defense of man and of his cultural advancement. Both of these tasks demand that new pathways of dialogue between the Church and the cultures of our period be forged. – John Paul II