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Office For Lay Collaboration In Ministry

The lay apostolate, individual or collective, must be set in its true place within the apostolate of the whole Church. Union with those whom the Holy Spirit has appointed to rule the Church of God (cf.acts 20:28) is an essential element of the Christian Apostolate. Not less necessary is the collaboration among the different undertakings of the apostolate; it is the hierarchy’s place to put proper system into this collaboration. (AA,23) -Vatican II Decree on the Laity.

Spiritual Director's Message

The month of October in the Church has a focus on “Mission”, and “Mission Sunday”. The Church is missionary by nature, and she invites everyone to be engaged in God’s mission.

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OLCM News Desk

Laity Sunday

Laity Sunday was celebrated on June 25 in the Archdiocese of Bombay around the theme " Promoting a culture of mercy". The programme commenced with a prayer session led by Fr. Savio de Sales which invited  the laity to consider their own unique call. Using the parable...

Easter Season Message

During the season of Lent we reflected on the wounds of Jesus. During the Easter season we can continue that focus, this time on the wounds of the Risen Jesus. As the Holy Father reminds us on the second Sunday of Easter which Saint John Paul II wished to dedicate to...

18th IMFE Graduation Day

On 19th March 2017, 17 candidates enriched and enhanced with their On-The-Job-Training in Ministry for Faith Enrichment received their Graduation Degree and Certificate and a mission to take Christ’s Healing to the Nations and Stretch His Hand throughout Creation with...


The Holy Father, Pope Francis, invites us to look upon Lent as a favourable season for experiencing conversion. Drawing our attention to the parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Lk 16:19-31), he invites us to contemplate on two gifts: the gift of the Word of God...

Meditation for the Day

Choose Life

Even though one may not be able to halt the race toward death, one must nevertheless choose life, and the things that favor life. This means respect for every living thing, but especially for every man made in the image of God. Respect for …

Saying Prayers Doesn’t Make Us Holy

No one should undertake a substantive life of prayer and devotion thinking it will make them holy, eradicate all suffering, or assure a comfortable, successful life. In no way is this what following Christ entails. This is just an attempt a…

Saint of the Day

Saint Lucy

Image: St. Lucy | photo by Lawrence OP | flickr

Saint Lucy
Saint of the Day for December 13
(283 – 304)
Saint Lucy’s Story
Every little girl named Lucy must bite…