UNTOLD MISERIES AND UNFOLDING MYSTERIES OF LIFE

Outcome of an Outrageous Pandemic Covid-19

  • Paulachan Kochappilly DVK, Bangalore
Keywords: Covid-19, Education, Family, Mental Health, Migration, Internet

Abstract

The article discusses the impact and challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic under three successive points: 1) untold miseries of human life; 2) unfolding the mysteries of human life; and 3) mindfulness of the mastery of human life. The case of internal migrant workers of India is considered a sample of the whole issue. Along with the untold miseries, the Covid-19 pandemic and the nationwide lockdown unfolds great mysteries of human life, offering a right vision on community life on earth. We may have to live with Covid-19 for months or years to come. The mantra is: do not deny or panic. Jesus, our Master and Saviour, says, “Do not be afraid!” (Lk 12:7; 32) and “Go and do likewise” (Lk 10:37).

Author Biography

Paulachan Kochappilly, DVK, Bangalore

Paulachan Kochappilly, CMI holds a Doctorate in Moral Theology from Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome. His doctoral dissertation, Celebrative Ethics: Ecological Issues in the Light of the Syro-Malabar Qurbana (1999), was published by Dharmaram Publications, Bangalore. Some of his publications include, Evangelization as Celebration (2002), Life in Christ: Eastern Perspectives on Christian Ethics (2010). Most recent publications are: Spectrum of Ethical Imagination and Action (Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2019) and A Milestone and the Roadmap for the Syro-Malabar Church: Significance of the Memorandum of Father Placid J. Podipara, ed., (Bengaluru: Dharmaram Publications, 2019). He is a Professor of Moral Theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, where he has also served as the Dean of the Faculty of Theology and the President.

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Published
2020-12-01
How to Cite
Kochappilly, P. (2020). UNTOLD MISERIES AND UNFOLDING MYSTERIES OF LIFE. Asian Horizons, 14(4), 1005-1023. Retrieved from http://dvkjournals.in/index.php/ah/article/view/3632