TURNING TO THE EAST

           A Short Study on the Origin and Theological Significance of Orientation in Prayer Dr. Pauly Maniyattu  pmaniyattu@yahoo.co.in Introduction Turning to the East in prayer has been a universa...

SACRAMENTS A DIVINE ART

SACRAMENTS A DIVINE ART Rev. Dr. Thomas Poovathanikunnel od always manifested in and through language, signs, symbols and rituals and chosen people. Jesus Christ, the unique revelation and irrevocabl...

EUCHARIST AS THE SOURCE OF COMMUNION

  EUCHARIST AS THE SOURCE OF COMMUNION: A BIBLICO-LITURGICAL STUDY ON THE BASIS OF SYRO-MALABAR QURBANA Rev Sr. Rosejoe CMC  MTh   GENERAL INTRODUCTION Communion is the fundamental nature o...

CONCELEBRATION: IS IT CO-CONSECRATION

  Fr Georgekutty Sakalapuri M Th   INTRODUCTION             The priest is the mediator between God and man. He is a minister in the church to serve both God and his people. The priest, through h...

RELEVANCE OF THE SYMBOLS IN LITURGY

Fr. Joseph Kalathil M Th INTRODUCTION             Signs and symbols are a kind of bridge that bring two realities together. It means one leads to another. Those that are directly accessible need no s...

THEOLOGY OF FACING THE EAST

Fr. Antony Alancherry   INTRODUCTION It is a universal understanding that God is present everywhere in the universe and He can hear our prayers anywhere and everywhere. If then, how do we hold t...

An Introduction to Sacraments of Initiation

 Rev. Dr. Thomas Poovathanikunnel The liturgical seasons Lent and Resurrection in the Syro-Malabar Church of St. Thomas Christians are intimately related by the mysteries commemorated and celebrated ...

Fasting

Rev Dr. Andrews Mekkattukunnel   the context of the presentation of the Child Jesus in the temple of Jerusalem, there appear a prophetess of great age, named Anna. St Luke thus describes her: “S...

Liturgy

 Rev Dr Prof John Moolan     1. Salvation Mystery Setup in Worship   First Ap. Proclamations Euch. Celebration Liturgical Year Themes 1.Incarnation –Nazarene (Acts2:17-22, 25-31;10:37;13:16-25) ...