I. This Sunday in Church: Kohne Sunday (Departed Clergy)
Bible Readings for This Sunday (February 12)
Sermons for This Sunday (February 12)
3. From Malankara World Journal Archives
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Priesthood
Volume 6 No 327 January 22 2016
Volume 4 No 196: February 13, 2014
Volume 3 No 122: Jan 24 2013
Theme: Holy Priesthood
II. Featured Articles: Priesthood
The word 'priest' is designated for a clergyman who spiritually serves
people and their needs. The Jewish people referred to the person who offered
sacrifices and oblations as a priest. ...
The Honor of Priesthood
Priesthood is a great honor as it is a consecration of the work with God for the
salvation of the souls of the people of God. ...
Give Respect and Earn Respect - A Bull To Priests in The Knanaya Archdiocese
Extremely interesting as His Eminence Kuriakose Severiose, Senior Metropolitan
of Knanaya Archdiocese go over the roles and responsibilities and
protocol for interaction between the priests and the laity.
Priest - Beholding The Glory of The Lord With Open Face
We need men who have their gaze directed to God, to understand true humanity. We
need men whose intellects are enlightened by the light of God, and whose hearts
God opens, so that their intellects can speak to the intellects of others, and
so that their hearts are able to open up to the hearts of others. Only through
men who have been touched by God, can God come near to men. ...
Priests Who Pray
Prayer necessarily occupies a central place in the life of the priest. This
is not hard to understand, since prayer fosters the disciple’s intimacy with
his Master, Jesus Christ. We all know that when prayer lessens, faith is
weakened and the ministry loses content and meaning. ...
Bishops and Priests Must Serve Their People with Simplicity and Christ-like Love
Orthodoxy has traditionally avoided clericalism, yet in more recent times
this very corruption of priestly service has entered the doors of the
Orthodox Church. It has led some clergy to seek out, for personal gain, even
the heavy burden of hierarchical service to Christ's Church. ...
People Can't Forgive a Priest Attached to Money
Pope Francis appealed for God to grant believers the courage to embrace
Christian poverty, saying people cannot forgive a priest who is attached to
Seven Lessons Pastors Can Learn from a Fallen Pastor
Whenever a pastor falls, especially one who is famous (or infamous), it affords
the church in general and pastors specifically an opportunity to do some serious
Clergy and Laymen in 21st Century - Who Needs Whom?
Most churches in America and Europe that belongs to Syriac Orthodox (People of
Middle East origin) Church have very poor attendance, and in some cases only
clergy remains! This will soon happen to the second and third generation
immigrants of our church in American and European continents. Does any one care?
III. General Weekly Features
Family Special: 10 Awful Things You'll Never Regret Doing to Your Wife
Practice these 10 scandalous things in your marriage and you'll be surprised at
how sometimes awful things can create something awfully beautiful. ...
Family Special: Five Reasons Failure is Good for Your Kids
Failure is inevitable, but it doesn't have to paralyze our children. In
fact, when handled correctly, failure can be a tool that encourages our
children to take healthy risks, persevere in times of struggle, and properly
handle self-disappointment. ...
Self Improvement: A Lesson From Abe Lincoln on 'Disarming' Your Adversaries
The 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was one of the best when it came to
mastering the art of positive persuasion - what I often refer to as Winning
Without Intimidation. He knew how to make friends out of enemies, and keep
conflict to a minimum. ...
What Do You Want (In Life)?
Josh didn't understand why he was frustrated and dissatisfied with his life.
He's 38 years old, works hard and is successful in his profession. Everyone
told him he was doing well and was a lucky man. ...
Do This for Your Health!
It's so easy to let the pressures and distractions of life pull our thoughts
away from the Father. It doesn't take long before we are so focused on
earthly things that we feel overwhelmed and all stressed out. ...
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