Couples

Abide in My Love

Couples for Christ Chennai organised a weekend couple’s retreat based on the scripture,

“As the Father has loved me I have loved you. Abide in My love.” ~ John 15:9

The retreat was held from 23rd September to 25th September 2016, at Dhyana Ashram in Mylapore. Families across Chennai participated in the retreat. In spite of setbacks, illness and apprehensions 16 families set aside this time for God. Continue reading

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Knights of the Cross

The Knights of the Cross was a two day retreat organized by the CFCI community for the covenanted Singles (men). The event started on 23rd of September 2016, where all the guys gathered at Snehadaan, Bangalore. We began with a night of ice breaking games and fellowship. The next morning, all the knights of the cross were up, ready to get trained for the battle. Continue reading

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I too can be a Saint!

The kid’s village was held on 13th September 2016 at Don Bosco school Panjim. Kids from all the chapters in Goa had come to attend the same. The theme was “I too can be a Saint“. As the kids arrived at the venue, bubbling with energy and enthusiasm, they were welcomed by the youth and singles who would be their big brothers and sisters for the rest of the day. The model saints that were chosen were St. Dominic Savio and St. Therese of Lisieux as the kids would be able to relate to them easily. The program began with a short time of praise led by the band, Christ Avenue. All the kids praised and thanked God earnestly as well as danced their little hearts out during this time. Later groups were formed based on their age and they had their big brothers and sisters as tribe leaders who led them through the different workshops. The kids were very energetic and happy as they got into their groups and started mixing around and making new friends. Continue reading

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Live Pure Conference

Live Pure, a three-day conference for the Couples for Christ India – Youth was held from 4 Sept – 6 Sept 2016, at Lar de Estudantes, Panjim, Goa.

The conference began with a teaching on God and creation and the search for beauty, an amazing session given by Marissa Andrews. During the session, Marissa explained how our identity comes from God, and His image and likeness. The session also spoke about how man and woman are made equal but different physically, emotionally and spiritually and that our differences complement each other. The notion of love, saw a new meaning. The love of the Holy Trinity and the love of Jesus at Calvary is free, total, faithful and fruitful and that is the love God calls us to live out. Continue reading