3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: 1st Sunday After New Sunday - Re-installation of Peter
Volume 7 No 413 April 28 2017
Love, Re-instatement of Peter
Volume 6 No 343 April 8 2016
1st Sunday After New Sunday - Installation of Peter
Volume 5 No 281: April 17 2015
St. Peter - Second Chances and Love
Volume 4 No 217: May 2, 2014
Reinstatement of Peter
Volume 3 No 138: April 18 2013
Reinstallation of Peter: Do You Love Me?
II. Lectionary Reflections
Interesting Details on John 21
Out of love, Jesus' disciples are called to unite and bring the whole world to
Christ in the Eucharistic celebration, where Christ feeds all. ...
The Grace of Another Day
When life comes at us too fast, maybe we too need to pause, to pray for and
to seek the grace of another day. We need to have the courage that when the
gift is given to use it as best we can to do the will of God for our life.
Repairing Our Grief
Jesus has confronted Peter with the moral injury of the past. Through a
ritual reenactment of that scene, Jesus walks Peter through his past and
ushers him into a brand new future. Yes, Peter has regrets; and yes, this
regret has scarred his soul. But now Peter must do the work of Jesus and
tend the flock. ...
Discipleship: A Sermon on John 21:1-19
Each of us receives a call from God. Calls, in my opinion, are more common
than uncommon. God calls us to life through the miracle of creation. And
that gift of life is meant to be something extraordinary. ...
You Can Run, But You Can't Hide: Reflections on John 21:1-19
Peter's reckoning doesn't end with being grilled by Jesus. He also is
subjected to a grim vision of his own future, of a time when he, like Jesus,
will be led where he doesn't want to go and will die a martyr's death. ...
III. Featured: Bible Study -- Samson, A Great Man Who Pursued Small Things
Samson: A Great Man Who Pursued Small Things - The Man Who Had It All
The greater the potential for success, the greater the possibility of failure.
The higher our expectations, the farther we can fall. ...
Samson: A Great Man Who Pursued Small Things - A Marriage Doomed to Fail
Christ takes you like you are but does not leave you like He found you! The
truth does set us free. But yes, it hurts us first!
Samson: A Great Man Who Pursued Small Things - A Man With Two Hearts
You can generally recognize a double-minded man. He has moments of commitment to
God; often surprising us with his burst of spiritual discipline and devotion.
Mighty Samson is a picture of double-mindedness. ...
Samson: A Great Man Who Pursued Small Things - Physically Strong - Morally Weak
Samson and Delilah. The story has been told hundreds of times for thousands of
years. This is the story of Samson's defeat, a story that must be told in each
generation. A strong man can be morally weak; in one moment he can destroy what
cannot be rebuilt in a lifetime. ...
IV. General Weekly Features
Family Special: Does Divorce Make People Happy?
Findings from a Study of Unhappy Marriages.
Family Special: Why Marriage Matters: Twenty-Six Conclusions from the Social Sciences
Marriage is an important social good, associated with an impressively broad
array of positive outcomes for children and adults alike. ...
Poem: Rise to Life
Many Who Are Last Shall Be First: A Meditation on the Great Reversal Declared in Scripture
Life seems a very uneven proposition if we only look at our side of the
equation. Only God sees the whole picture. To some extent, though, He has
revealed that those who suffer much in this life will be rewarded in the life to
come; there will be a great reversal. ...
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