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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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Daily Readings
 February 17th, 2019
JER 17:5-8
Thought of the day
    February 17th, 2019 JER 17:5-8 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 78 Reading Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the LORD. He is like a barren bush in the desert that enjoys no change of season, but stands in a lava waste, a salt and empty earth. Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its roots to the stream: it fears not the heat when it comes; its leaves stay green; in the year of drought it shows no distress, but still bears fruit. Responsorial Psalm PS 1:1-2, 3, 4 AND 6 R. (40:5a) Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Blessed the man who follows not the counsel of the wicked, nor walks in the way of sinners, nor sits in the company of the insolent, but delights in the law of the LORD and meditates on his law day and night. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. He is like a tree planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season, and whose leaves never fade. Whatever he does, prospers. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Not so the wicked, not so; they are like chaff which the wind drives away. For the LORD watches over the way of the just, but the way of the wicked vanishes. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Reading 2 1 COR 15:12, 16-20 Brothers and sisters: If Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some among you say there is no resurrection of the dead? If the dead are not raised, neither has Christ been raised, and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins. Then those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are the most pitiable people of all. But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. Alleluia LK 6:23AB R. Alleluia, alleluia. Rejoice and be glad; your reward will be great in heaven. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel LK 6:17, 20-26 Jesus came down with the twelve and stood on a stretch of level ground with a great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon. And raising his eyes toward his disciples he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh. Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man. Rejoice and leap for joy on that day! Behold, your reward will be great in heaven. For their ancestors treated the prophets in the same way. But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation. Woe to you who are filled now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will grieve and weep. Woe to you when all speak well of you, for their ancestors treated the false prophets in this way.”
     
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