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I called You by Your name: You are Mine

It’s really never too late to start anew

I joined the CFCI Singles community around 4 years ago, and since then it has been a fruitful and exciting journey. 4 years down the line when I look back, I regret the time I wasn’t a part of this community. Most of my friends were, and they kept telling me to join each year they had a CLS – but for some reason I kept giving them excuses, until I finally agreed to go for it. I am so happy that I ran out of excuses and I agreed to join, as since then I have never regretted this decision. Continue reading

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Guardian Angel to the Rescue

Those who knew me before I joined the movement of CFCI- Singles, would probably not believe that I am the same person. I used to indulge in alcohol, drugs and a lot of other vices. I didn’t have much knowledge about the Faith, nor was I really interested in what was taught in Church at mass; but by the grace and mercy of Jesus, I have been set free and would like to testify to the greatness of God and to the glories of His kingdom. Continue reading

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Two modern Saints and original sin

A couple of years ago, I providentially happened to read two books that have deeply influenced my spiritual life ever since. They were – Story of a Soul (St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s autobigraphy) and Divine Mercy in my Soul (Diary of St. Faustina Kowalska). Continue reading

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Saint Vincent De Paul

St. Vincent de Paul was a French Roman Catholic priest, who dedicated himself to serving the poor. He was renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity.

I am what someone in Pune would call a Vincentian. This is because I have had the privilege of studying for 12 years at St. Vincent’s High School and Junior College which is one of the best schools in Pune. It is because of this that I’ve had a good exposure to Jesuits, the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Vincent De Paul. There are plenty of articles detailing the life and works of St. Vincent de Paul; however, this isn’t one of them. Rather, I would like to talk about the virtues of St. Vincent. Continue reading