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Annunciation First Sunday: Luke 1:5-25 The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

Dedication of the Church Fourth Sunday (Feast of Christ the King): John 18:33-37 Messiah the King (Nov 20, 2022).


Dedication of the Church Fourth Sunday (Feast of Christ the King): John 18:33-37 Messiah the King on Nov 20, 2022.

Dedication of the Church Third Sunday: Mathew 25:14-30 Entrusted Talents on Nov 13, 2022.

Dedication of the Church First Sunday: Matthew 25:1-13 Those who were ready entered the bridal chamber on Oct 30, 2022.

(Elijah-Cross-Moses) Moses Third Sunday: Matthew 12:22-32 He who speaks against Holy Spirit will not be forgiven (Oct 23, 2022).

(Elijah-Cross-Moses) Cross Third Sunday: John 12:27-36 The Son of man will be exalted (Oct 2, 2022).

(Elijah-Cross-Moses) Cross First Sunday: Matthew 10:34-42 He who does not take up his cross and follow me is not fit for me (Sept 18, 2022).


The book, Joy of the Word, contains homily resources and gospel interpretations based on the Set 1 of the liturgical readings of the Syro-Malabar Church. It is also arranged in the biblical order for the use of others. The book is ideal for priests, preachers, catechism teachers, prayer groups, and others who like to understand Bible passages. Interpretations are given for each verse, phrase, and word. The book is published by St. Paul Publications, Mumbai, India.

Book Release JOY OF THE WORD Set 1
Book Release of the JOY OF THE WORD written by Fr. Abraham Mutholath. Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church Cardinal Mar George Alancherry inaugurated the book by handing over a copy to Bishop Geevarghese Mar Aprem, Auxiliary bishop of the Archeparchy of Kottayam in the presence of Curia Bishop Sebastian Vaniampurackal on March 10, 2020 at St. Thomas Mount, Kakkanad, Kerala, India. Christian Wesite Inauguration by Archbishop Mar Mathew Moolakkatt on July 27, 2018 in Chicago
Archbishop of Kottayam His Grace Mar Mathew Moolakkatt inaugurated this homily website at Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Forane Church on July 27, 2018.


This website is a humble attempt by Fr. Abraham Mutholath, a Catholic priest from the Archdiocese of Kottayam servering as pastor of Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Forane Parish in Chicago belonging to St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, USA.

Here we give resource materials for priests and other preachers to help them with study matter for preparing their homily based on their audience, time, and talents. This will also help other Christians who would be interested in studying the selected Bible verses in detail or on the feasts.

The project started on December 3, 2017 with the first Sundy of Annunciation following the Liturgical Calander of Syro-Malabar Church. The Homily Resources are given in English.

YouTube videos of Sunday homily, homily on feasts, Bible class and other topics are given mostly in Malayalam.