Book Shelf – Christmas Carol

Book Shelf – Christmas Carol The novel, Christmas Carol captured the zeitgeist of the mid-Victorian revival of the Christmas holiday. Dickens had acknowledged the influence of the modern Western observance of Christmas and later inspired several aspects of Christmas, including family gatherings, seasonal food and drink, dancing, games and a festive generosity of spirit. AContinue reading “Book Shelf – Christmas Carol”


The Pelican Brief is a 1993 American legal thriller film based on the 1992 novel by John Grisham. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, the film stars Julia Roberts in the role of young law student Darby Shaw and Denzel Washington as Washington Herald reporter Gray Grantham. After an assassin named Khamel kills two Supreme CourtContinue reading “MOVIE SHELF – PELICAN BRIEF”

Saint of the Day – Nov 4

St Charles Borromeo No age of the Catholic Church’s history is without its share of confusion and corruption. Still, even in moments when disorder may seem overwhelming, individuals and movements eventually arise to propose the faith with clarity and demonstrate it in action. St. Charles Borromeo, a central figure in the Council of Trent, isContinue reading “Saint of the Day – Nov 4”