Pastoral Letter of Rev. Vinod Victor Dated May 24th 2016

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Dear Friends in Christ Greetings from the Melbourne CSI Church and I trust that this email finds you at the best of health and cheer. On the 30th of May 2016 I will complete 17 years of ordained ministry and 24 years of parish ministry and I want to thank God for his sustained guidance […]

Fasting as an Act of Public Theological Witness – By Raj Bharath Patta

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Fasting as an Act of Public Theological Witness: A Lenten Imperative Public Reading of Jonah 3: 1-10 With the advent of the season of Lent, Christians globally have been busy preparing for the season. Fasting has been the buzz word this season of forty days, for people have been seeking various reasons to justify their […]

Palm Sunday – By Rev. Godson Samuel

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Remembering the People of Palm on Palm Sunday. A Palmyra perspective in Tamil Nadu Context. Human life is deeply connected with nature, and palms are one among the plant kingdom that served the humanity with its renewable resources for a long period in human history. There are over 2000 varieties of palms all over the […]

Jamini Roy – Art Inspiration for Lent – By Amelia Andrews

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Art Inspiration for Lent The week of Ash Wednesday, an art exhibition featuring previously unexhibited work of Jamini Roy opened in New Delhi. For the neo-initiates, (I am one of them), Jamini Roy was the first Indian Modernist Master and was schooled under the Bengali school of Art. He deliberately chose to move away from […]

Lenten Meditation – By Rev. Shemil Matthew

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Thank you for asking me to share an Ash Wednesday meditation. It has been a great privilege to be in a partnership of mission with you in the last few months and we as a benefice  are looking forward to developing our partnership to  more visible forms in the coming months. Remember that you are dust, and […]