Always Be Honest Proverbs 12:22
Count Your Blessing Psalms 34:1-3
Keep Your Promises Romans 4:21
Comfort One Another 1 Thessalonians 4:18
and above all...Love One Another 1 Peter 1:22
Be Supportive of one Another Acts 20:35
Be Kind and Tenderhearted Ephesians 4:32
Father George’s Address in India. Father George has returned to his homeland. If you would like to send him a note, his address is printed below. We wish for him only the best in his retirement. Check with the Post Office for postal rates, it takes more than one stamp!
Fr. George Kallumkalkudy
Carmel Provincial House
P.O. Box No. 34
Muvattupuzha - 868 661
Message from Father
Hello everyone, Merry Christmas!
I hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your families and loved ones. It is always such a great time of the year to spend time with those that we love and celebrate the fact that God is with us. He is not a God who is content to be apart from us, far removed from our concerns and our problems, but He is a God who comes to be like us and be with us in all things but sin. When we want to know who God is, we can take some time during this Christmas season ahead to pray and meditate before the manger scene. The one who created everything became a baby, held in the arms of His mother. We know how actions speak louder than words and what greater action can God do to say that He wants to be close to us and that He cares for us than the mystery that we celebrate during this time. We have a God who cares about us and is near to us.
I hope you have a blessed Christmas with your family and loved ones and our prayers and thoughts certainly go out to those who are suffering or grieving during this time. May we continue to grow closer to the Lord, who came to bring light to the world, so that we can all the more radi-ate the presence of Christ to those that we meet in the year ahead, as a parish and as individuals.
God Bless all of you!
5 Cardinal Rules for Life
1.) Make peace with your past....so it won’t disturb your present.
2.) What other people think of you...is none of your business.
3.) Time heals almost everything....give it time.
4.) No one is in charge of your happiness....except you.
5.) Don’t compare your life to others.....and don’t judge them, you have no idea what their journey is all about.