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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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