This year, our community went through the rigorous exercise of electing our leaders, thereby cementing them for the next 6 years. My spouse and I were privileged to be part of the Electoral College at Pedro Arrupe Retreat Centre in Raia. We were elected by a democratic process which was like any others. Needless to say, we were honored to represent our community and elect our new Sector Heads and District Head. At this point, we were blissfully unaware of what was yet to come at the three-day in-house retreat. Continue reading
Every year the Chennai community has a Christmas get together but last year we decided to take the message out. We went carolling!
We visited 11 homes that accepted our invitation across Chennai to share the joy of Christmas cheer through music. The families we visited were either a part of our CLS or were the couples that missed attending the CLS. What made it even more special was, our young kids who were all below 8 years, they beautifully displayed a tableau of the Nativity scene while the older kids shared the Word of God. The Chapter servant led each family in prayer. Continue reading
Brethren, Bro Mon Arguelles (CC for India) and I went on mission to India from November 25 to December 2, 2016. We went to the states of West Bengal (Kolkata), Assam (Dibrugarh) and Bihar (Patna). It was a blessed and fruitful mission, arranged very well by our Country Servant for India, A.V. Jose. Continue reading
The CFCI Leaders’ Meet along with Frank Padilla and Raymond Arguelles was held at Patna on 2nd December, 2016; Through this the participants were greatly refreshed, enlightened and received a renewed understanding of their role in God’s work – on evangelizing, family, couple renewal and work for the poor that was addressed by Servant General Brother Frank Padilla. Continue reading