Velankanni, a town in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was once an insignificant place until Our Lady began appearing in this heavily Hindu-inhabited town.
Today, Velankanni is a popular word in the whole India and even in the world where thousands of pilgrims of different religious beliefs come to visit. What is its story? What was Mary's' message? Find out why this shrine became known as the "Lourdes of the East."
There is a spiritual principle given by St. Gregory the Great in the Office of Readings for the feast of St. Thomas, the Apostle that serves as a parameter in understanding the relationship between St...
It is my second time to come over to Kerala, India and yet it feels like I am starting the mission all over again. Having left the United States after being busy with parish missions, retreats and p...
The Solemnity of Our Lady, Queen of the Angels of the Portiuncula on August 2 marked the beginning of the stage of Junior Aspirancy in our community in Kerala. It was on this day that new young brot...
Indiamariae is the official site of the Franciscans of the Immaculate in Kerala, South India. The site is maintained by the friars and seminarians after the spirit of Marian evangelization of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe
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