Visitors to India never cease to be amazed at the number of holidays marking the various festivals celebrated in India. In our multicultural society, all festivals are celebrated with zest and enthusiasm


Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar has shaved off his beard that he had grown in captivity. He has also lost apparently close to 20 kilograms of his weight.


When Jesus considered how people regarded the commandments of God, He said, “You have heard it said…but I say to you…”


People write about the biblical account of the Flood from different angles (even Noah – the latest movie on the theme, which, despite its departures from the biblical text, did helpfully emphasise the narrative’s theological balance of judgment and mercy). My interest, however, here is in the text’s narrative theology.


Festivals open up opportunities to open the box of history and thank God for His goodness revealed to us in a particular historical event.