Is It A Sin To Miss Sunday Mass Without A Valid Reason?

Fr. Caesar D’Mello replies to Sunita D’souza’s question, which is on top of everyone’s mind… Q) Is it a sin to miss Sunday Mass without a valid reason? Fact: In 1994, the Church published the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), which says in paragraph 2180,...

The Teaspoon, Sipped : A Hundred Years On…

A grandson honours his 100-year old grandma in the warmest way. It will make your heart melt. “Try it with this little teaspoon, the tea won’t burn your tongue then, Sonna.” said the then 81-year old grandma to her baby grandson, whose hobby then, was to swiftly...

Share Your Inner Joy (inJoy) As A Community—The UBUNTU Way

UBUNTU, very few of you have come across this word. It is derived from the Zulu and Xhosa tribes in Africa. The best way to understand this word or concept is with an example. An anthropologist studying the habits and customs of an African tribe found himself...

How Our Lady Of Fatima Brought The Andrean Family Closer

Back in 1917, the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima made the headlines. Even today, Catholics prayers to her with immense fervour. On the Centenary of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, Catholics all over the world observed special services, pilgrimages, Eucharistic...