The Head of the Syro Malabar Church at the tomb

The Head of the Syro Malabar Church at the tomb

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CBCI members celebrates Holy Mass at St. Alphonsa Shrine,  for Videos and Photos

CBCI members celebrates Holy Mass at St. Alphonsa Shrine, for Videos and Photos

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Canonization celebrations at Bharananganam

Canonization celebrations at Bharananganam

“The village of Bharanganam within whose bounds this body will be buried is also greatly blessed for, God willing, this sleepy little village become the Lisieux of India.  Sr. Alphonsa’s tomb here will become a centre of pilgrimage and people...

Canonization Celeberations at Bharananganam

Canonization Celeberations at Bharananganam

The culmination of the spiritual celebration is the Concelebrated Holy Mass and a Public Meeting on 9th October. The Public Meeting commences exactly at  2.30 p.m. This meeting will be presided over by H.E. Leonardo Sandri and Dr. A P...

Canonization Celeberations at Bharananganam

Canonization Celeberations at Bharananganam

Canonization celebrations at Bharananganam The sacred ceremony for the canonization of Blessed Alphonsa commences on October 12th 2008 at 9.30 a.m. in the St.Peter’s Square in Vatican. At the same time many relevant programmes are being arranged at Bharananganam also. There will...

Birth Centenary Celeberations and Coin Releasing

Birth Centenary Celeberations and Coin Releasing

  The Honours Government of India Conferred upon St.Alphonsa    Having soared to the acme of sanctity, Sr.Alphonsa’s soul was gathered to her fathers and the order of saints in an odour of grace on 28th July 1946. She is the first Indian ever to figure in the Catholic canon. That the Government of India bestowed upon her some of the highest civilian honours is a matter of great jubilation and exhilaration for millions of her devotees around the world. In commemoration of the...

  • I am like one lying transfixed to the cross

    On one occasion she said: I am like one lying transfixed to the cross. When my Lord lay on the cross, he could not either move the limbs or turn to any side for relief. He lay without any pillow or even a bed. And they stood at the foot of the cross cruelly mocking … Continued

  • Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Blessed Alphonsa

    (The following article is the message of Bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangattu to the participants in the Alphonsa Pilgrimage conducted on July 23rd, 2006.) Pope John Paul II of hallowed memory raised Sr. Alphonsa to the honours of the altar at Kottayam in 1986. Though only two decades have gone by since her beatification, the fame … Continued

  • Miracle 01

    —- waiting for content —-   Blessed Alponsa was born on 19th August 1910 as the fourth child of Joseph and Mary Muttathupadath, in the parish of Kudamaloor in the state of Kerala. She was baptized on the 27th August. Her baptismal name was Anna and her pet name Annakutty. Her mother passed away three … Continued

  • Prayer of St. Alphonsa

      O  Lord  Jesus, hide me in  the  wound of your sacred heart. Free me from my desire to be loved and esteemed. Guard me  from my evil attempts to win fame and honor. Make me humble till I become a small spark in the flame of love in your Sacred Heart. Grant me the … Continued