Obituary: Rev Fr. Zacharias Thottuvelil

If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. (Romans 14:8)  

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you about the sad news of the sudden death of Rev. Fr. Zacharias Thottuvelil.

The 7th Syro Malabar National Convention

The 7th Syro Malabar National Convention

August 1st – 4th, 2019




Sunday Reflection: Son of Man be lifted up just as Moses lifted up the serpent (Feb 4, 2018)

God’s love is manifested in sending his son Jesus to our poor conditions in the darkness of sin. The light of Jesus shined in this gloom. Those who accept the light of Jesus are redeemed and those who reject him to remain in the darkness of the world select their own condemnation. Those who were bitten by fiery snakes in the desert were saved by looking at the bronze serpent on a pole lifted up by Moses. Jesus the redeemer was lifted up in glory on a cross followed by his resurrection so that humanity could look at him with faith and be saved. Let us shine in the world with our truthful life after the model of Jesus who came as the light of the world.


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