Ascension of the Lord (Fr. Simham)

Ascension WhySomebody asked me “why did Jesus take forty days to ascent to heaven? Any technical problem to his rocket-launcher?” Funny but good question to begin with. Why forty days? Let us read a quotation from Venerable John Henry Newman. He said “”Moses...

6th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

LIVE THE LOVE “There’s an old Jewish parable about a soap-maker and a Rabbi. They’re out on a walk. The soap-maker says to the Rabbi, `Rabbi, what good is religion? What good is God? Look at all the misery in the world, what good does God do?` The Rabbi said, `That is...

5th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

Heaven were it is ?  How to get it there?On December 20th 2005 there was a special program on American News channel called ABC News. In that program, Journalist Barbara Walters travels to India, Israel and throughout the United States, interviewing religious leaders,...

4th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

WHO IS YOUR SHEPHERD In the gospel today, Jesus using the parable of the Good shepherd; declares that he is the true Shepherd or good shepherd and he is the gate to the sheep-fold. These are two imageries he uses to express his relationship with us and our...

3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

SHARE AND LISTENStory of “Emmaus Journey” is one of the wonderful stories after resurrection. There are volumes written about it. There are so many retreat centres and journals and magazines named after it. But today I want to see it as a story of two depressed men...