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Sr. Rufina Mattu MJ

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Hi! I am Sr. Rufina MJ, a Catholic Religious Sister belonging to The Congregation of Missionaries of Jesus. I write Christian articles and reflections to enhance our Christian Faith, besides doing my active ministry by teaching in the school and taking Catechism for children.

Religious Celibacy and Community Life

Religious Celibacy is better lived in the community. “Because religious community is a school of love (Schola Amoris) which helps one grow...

Missionary and Apostolic Dimension of Religious Celibacy

As Jesus assumed celibate chastity for the sake of the Kingdom (Mt 19: 12), so must His followers who are gifted with...

Religious Celibacy: A Sign

Religious Celibacy as a Sign is something material or external that indicates the presence or existence of something else. It signifies or points to...

Religious Celibacy: A Charism

Religious Celibacy as a Charism is a special gift from God which we receive in our religious life. In faith and love we accept...

Vow of Celibacy: An Overview

The vow of Celibacy is a promise made to God to give up marriage and renounce all external and internal acts forbidden by the...

Octave of Christmas (31st December, 2018)

Saint of the Day: St. Sylvester I (Pope) First Reading: 1 Jn 2:18-21 (Anointing from Holy One) Children, it is the last hour! As you have heard...

Saint Sylvester

Saint of the Day for December 31 Saint Sylvester’s Life: - St. Sylvester, born in Rome, was ordained by Pope St. Marcellinus during the peace that...

1st SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS (Liturgical Cycle – C)

Saint of the Day: Holy Family First Reading: 1 Sam 1:20-22, 24-28 (Sir 3:2-6, 12-14) (Hannah gives birth to Samuel) In due time Hannah conceived and bore...

Saint Anysia

Saint of the Day for December 30 Saint Anysia’s Life: - Martyr of Greece. She was a wealthy woman of Salonika, in Thessaly, who used her...

Octave of Christmas (29th December, 2018)

Saturday, Octave of Christmas (Weekday, Cycle – I) Saint of the Day: St. Thomas Becket First Reading: 1 Jn 2:3-11 (God is light) Now by this we may...

Saint Thomas Becket

Saint of the Day for December 29 Saint Thomas Becket’s Life: - There is a romantic legend that the mother of Thomas Becket was a Saracen...

Octave of Christmas (28th December, 2018)

Friday, Octave of Christmas (Weekday, Cycle – I) Saint of the Day: Holy Innocents (Martyrs) First Reading: 1 Jn 1:5 – 2:2 (Sacrificial victim) This is the message...
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