Ruby Valley and the Virus

By Fr. Ayar Kujur, S.J. Towards the end of March news flashed across our TV screen here in Tipling that a mysterious and deadly virus had originated across the border, the Tibet-China border, and our Tipling border!! That definitely grabbed our attention. The virus was so contagious, deadly and new that the Chinese had quarantined …

Pope’s August prayer intention: people in the maritime world

In his prayer intention for this month of August, Pope Francis urges prayers for seafarers and those working in the maritime world. By Robin Gomes Pope Francis on Tuesday released a video message containing his prayer intention for the month of August. He invites prayers for those “who work and live from the sea, among …

A Counseling Course for Pastors

By Ayar Kujur S.J. Pastors in Catholic parishes face numerous situations of their parishioners and often find themselves baffled and overwhelmed by such situations where they feel helpless to support his parishioner. To aid a parishioner better to experience Christian life to the fullest, the Darjeeling province organized a week long Pastoral counselling workshop for …