To remain hopeful
This issue dated Jan-March 2023 looks at what the new year may hold for us and the rest of the world.
“We need to promote peace and justice, tolerance and dialogue”
In an exclusive e-mail interview granted to Fr. Aloysius Irudayam, SJ for INI, Fr. Jerome Stanislaus D’Souza, Provincial of South Asia, responds to questions on a variety of topics.
Can we be ‘Good and Able’ in 2023?
Stan Alla, SJ, the moral theologian, stresses that in the year 2023 we need to be good and able. To be good is more important, he says, than being able.
Mental Health of Priests and Religious
In this enlightening and extremely helpful article, Jose Parappully, SDB, lists the reasons for mental health problems of priests and religious. He points out what can help their mental wellbeing.
An enlightened vision of a nation
In this article, Sahaya Philomin Raj, SJ, describes the unique characteristics of the Indian Constitution, as spelt out in its Preamble.
A Bengali Brahmin who became a devotee of Christ
Ravi Sekhar, a lyricist and musician, recalls in this article a Bengali Brahmin who fell in love with Christ and wrote passionate hymns on Him.
In God’s plan for humans, are we outsiders or insiders?
Raj Irudaya talks about Frank Antony Spina’s book on the faith of the ‘outsiders’ that shows God’s plan of salvation includes everyone.