33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Go on working and eating your foodIn the second reading today, St. Paul writing to Thessalonians says, “we gave you a rule when we were with you: not to let anyone have any food if he refuses to do any work. Now we hear that there are some of you who are living in...

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Is your faith ridiculousIn today’s gospel we come across a situation which is familiar to us in our present world where our faith is questioned and our beliefs are ridiculed at. In the name of pseudo-secularism the world is moving farther and farther away from God and...

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

One Page Summary by Fr. Tony KadavilIntroduction: The common theme of today’s readings is the benevolent, compassionate and forgiving mercy of God for sinners and the response of repentance and conversion expected from us.Scripture lessons summarized:The first reading...

30th Sunday in Ordinary time (Fr. Simham)

EMPTY VESSELS MAKE MUCH NOISEI remember a simple fable which I heard long back. It was about a young man who was fed up with the life of this world and so he wanted to renounce this world and become a Sanyasi or a monk. He retired to the forest and saw an old Rishi or...

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

ARE YOU CHANGING THE PLAN OF GOD BY PERSISTENT PRAYER OR REALISING ITOne of the things that most of us hate is “nagging” or “pestering”. We feel so irritated and angry and embarrassed when we are pestered. We want to get rid of such people and so we are prepared to do...