The Yeldho Lent begins for Malankara on Dec 1 and for Syriacs on Dec 15.
What makes this 'visitation' so special is that God is using this visit to
teach different things to different people. Mary learns the importance of
'service or discipleship' - a big theme of Jesus. She receives confirmation,
without any doubt through the intervention of Holy Spirit, that she is
indeed carrying the Lord. Elizabeth learns that the baby she is carrying is
special and has a definite mission. ...
I. This Sunday in Church
Bible Readings for This Sunday (November 27)
Sermons for This Sunday (November 27)
4. From Malankara World Journal Archives
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Magnificat - Mary Visits Elizabeth
Volume 5 No 316: November 27 2015
Volume 4 No 249: November 28, 2014
Volume 2 No 111: Nov 29 2012
5. Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary
For more articles, hymns, prayers, and eBooks on St. Mary, please visit
Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary
II. Lectionary Reflections
Blessed are you among women!
Mary brings us to Jesus, who is the light of the world, just as Jewish
mothers light the Shabbat candles. 'We see the relationship of Mary with us
isn't just any relationship - it's sacred.' ...
From Beggar to Benefactor
Mary is always willing to help because she is so humble. However, Mary was
also an instrument of the Holy Spirit as she went about her work, and, as
with Elizabeth, the Holy Spirit was able to touch the hearts of others and
to bring about their transformation by instilling sanctifying grace. ...
A Mother's Greeting
Mary marks the fulfillment not only of the angel's promise to her, but of
all God's promises down through history. ...
Confirmation and Prophecy…Luke's Nativity
A young Galilean virgin had just been told by an Angel, that she would bear the
"Seed of the woman", who would one day "Crush the serpent's head", and be the
Savior of the whole world. Her virgin born son would be the Son of God, and
would sit on the throne of David to rule forever. ...
III. General Weekly Features
Health: A Tropical Cure for Alzheimer's?
Part of the reason why the Balinese don't get AD may lie in one incredible plant
that they've been using to treat a wide variety of medical conditions for
Recipe: Dessert - Creamy Coconut Pie
This Creamy Coconut Pie is like the little black dress of pies. It looks
simple, yet it packs a punch. ...
Family: Children of Married Parents Have Highest Self-esteem
Children whose parents are married have significantly higher self-esteem,
according to research unveiled recently. ...
Family: You Are God's Son/Daughter
Not only does God accept you just as you are; not only does He love you just as
you are; but He also likes the person that you are. Yes! He likes you. ...
Self Improvement: How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity
Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things
that are enjoyable - such as smoking - complaining isn't good for you.
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