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Mary- Mother of God

Mother is a mystical and fascinating figure, and the mother’s love is beyond compare. Mary conceived and gave birth to Jesus, and so undoubtedly is the mother of Jesus. Now Jesus is both God and man. He is a divine person, God the Son, who accepted human nature. Jesus therefore, has two natures, but is only one person. A mother gives birth not to a nature but to a person. And Jesus whom Mary bore is a divine person. Since her son is a divine person, she is the Mother of God. The Council of Ephesus(431) defined Mary as the Mother of God because the Word was born according to the flesh from her was generated sacred body of  the Word become flesh. She remained virgin because she did not ‘know man’ she became mother by God’s unique intervention. AsElizabeth said, Mary is “the mother of my Lord”(Lk”1:43). She is also our mother because Jesus has made us sons and daughters of God. Jesus clearly says form the cross, “She is your mother”(Jn19:27). The faith that unveils the mysterious relationship between Mary and us loves to call her “our mother”. God wants the mother to be honoured(Ex 20:12).

Like the disciple who took Mary to his home(Jn19:27) all of us need to welcome Mary as mother in our life, thought and love. To welcome her, therefore, is not a mere duty but our need.

Parish Id  Head of the Family
21-0087 PHILIP JOHN PEREIRA
21-0492 DAVID KANNANNAKIL
21-0498 VICTOR MASCARENHAS
21-0500 FLOYD CASTELINA
21-0506 RAYMOND D'SOUZA
21-0525 ROY SOARES
21-0530 GOVND KAMBLE
21-0556 BLASIUS D'SOUZA
21-0567 VALERIAN D'SOUZA
21-0579 LILY D'SOUZA
21-0588 NAVIN NAZARETH
21-0596 SHALINI SWAMY
21-0597 AAROGYASWAMY CHETTIAR
21-0598 ROBERT NORONHA
21-0614 VINCENT CHETTIAR
21-0617 JOSEPH FERNANDES
21-0621 JOHN BARBOZA
21-0629 PRAVEEN D'SOUZA
21-0639 CYRUS FERNANDEZ
21-0658 GREGORY MONTEIRO
21-0659 BJOM XAVIER
21-0667 PRESCILLA D'CUNHA
21-0671 VALERIAN HENRIQUES
21-0689 CRUZ CARVALHO
21-0697 MICHAEL CARDOZA
21-0700 ALICE PINTO
21-0701 JOSEPH CARDOZA
21-0709 NOEL D'COSTA
21-0727 GORDON THOMAS
21-0728 MICHAEL RODRICKS
21-0730 NELSON DSOUZA
21-0731 ROGELLO MONDJAR
21-0733 JOHN MONTEIRO
21-0734 JOSEPH CARDOZA
21-0735 NOEL LOBO
21-0736 JOHN FERNANDES
21-0737 WILSON D'SOUZA
21-0738 MICHAEL RODRICKS
21-0739 ALICE VAZ
21-0740 NELSON DSOUZA
21-0741 BOSCO FERNANDES
21-0742 MINNE GUDIHNHO
21-0743 JOSEPH GOMES
21-0744 JOHN D'COSTA
21-0745 MICHAEL CREADO
21-0746 LEON VAZ
21-0747 IONA MEKALI
21-0748 SUBHASH GOMES
21-0749 BRIAN FERNANDES
21-0750 MERWIN D'SOUZA
21-0758 VINCENT STANISLAUS
21-0771 ANIL D'COSTA
21-0773 CARMELINA D'SILVA
21-0775 ARUN D'SA
21-0779 ESTHER KANNAN
21-0788 JOEL D'SOUZA
   

 

 
     
 
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 April 26th, 2019
Friday in the Octave of Easter
Thought of the day
    April 26th, 2019 Friday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 265 Reading 1 ACTS 4:1-12 After the crippled man had been cured, while Peter and John were still speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple guard, and the Sadducees confronted them, disturbed that they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. They laid hands on Peter and John and put them in custody until the next day, since it was already evening. But many of those who heard the word came to believe and the number of men grew to about five thousand. On the next day, their leaders, elders, and scribes were assembled in Jerusalem, with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly class. They brought them into their presence and questioned them, "By what power or by what name have you done this?" Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, answered them, "Leaders of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a cripple, namely, by what means he was saved, then all of you and all the people of Israel should know that it was in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazorean whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead; in his name this man stands before you healed. He is the stone rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven given to the human race by which we are to be saved." Responsorial Psalm PS 118:1-2 AND 4, 22-24, 25-27A R.(22) The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone. or: R. Alleluia. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever. Let the house of Israel say, "His mercy endures forever." Let those who fear the LORD say, "His mercy endures forever." R. The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone. or: R. Alleluia. The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. By the LORD has this been done; it is wonderful in our eyes. This is the day the LORD has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. R. The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone. or: R. Alleluia. O LORD, grant salvation! O LORD, grant prosperity! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD; we bless you from the house of the LORD. The LORD is God, and he has given us light. R. The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone. or: R. Alleluia. Alleluia PS 118:24 R. Alleluia, alleluia. This is the day the LORD has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel JN 21:1-14 Jesus revealed himself again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way. Together were Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee's sons, and two others of his disciples. Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "We also will come with you." So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. When it was already dawn, Jesus was standing on the shore; but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. Jesus said to them, "Children, have you caught anything to eat?" They answered him, "No." So he said to them, "Cast the net over the right side of the boat and you will find something." So they cast it, and were not able to pull it in because of the number of fish. So the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It is the Lord." When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he tucked in his garment, for he was lightly clad, and jumped into the sea. The other disciples came in the boat, for they were not far from shore, only about a hundred yards, dragging the net with the fish. When they climbed out on shore, they saw a charcoal fire with fish on it and bread. Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish you just caught." So Simon Peter went over and dragged the net ashore full of one hundred fifty-three large fish. Even though there were so many, the net was not torn. Jesus said to them, "Come, have breakfast." And none of the disciples dared to ask him, "Who are you?" because they realized it was the Lord. Jesus came over and took the bread and gave it to them, and in like manner the fish. This was now the third time Jesus was revealed to his disciples after being raised from the dead.
     
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