Theme: He is coming

Speculation about the end of the world as we know it is not unusual; seers and sages of all ages have shared their opinions for centuries. Richard Kieninger from Chicago believed that the end would be on May 5, 2000 A.D. Vincent Ferrer a Spanish Dominican Monk who lived around 1350-1419, predicted the end of the world by 3936 A.D. Scientists of all ranges have fueled public anxiety by speculating possible ways in which the world would end: 1- our planet earth falling into a black hole.

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Theme: Abide with me

All Souls Day remind us of the death of our dear ones and our own death. Today the Church tells us that while the life of the body may die the life of the spirit and the good works accomplished do not die. Our good works accompany the soul on its journey from this life and they are precious in the eyes of the Lord. The way we live now will influence our life after. Many feel that the society has changed from bad to worse.

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Theme: Courage to listen

Before the transcendent God who has chosen to be one with his people, we can have no other response than a holy, single-minded and wholehearted love. As believers we know that our love for God is real if it is demonstrated by expressions of generous love for all others. Such love finds its inspiration in the absolute, complete and unreserved gift of Jesus on the cross.

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Theme: Our destiny

The feast of All Saints, on 1st of November, provides an annual reminder that there are many saints in heaven than the relatively few who have been officially recognized by the Church. For every St. Francis of Assisi or Mother Teresa of Calcutta there are thousands of unknown male and female saints who witnessed the values of the Gospel of Jesus Christ publicly.

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