Sharings

My inspiration – St. Dominic Savio

My name is Samuel and I am a 4th grader. As far as I can remember, my mother sought the intercession of St. Dominic Savio for me. She would tell me stories of saints especially child saints. I was particularly interested in St. Dominic Savio. I was attracted to the way he lived his life as a child and the choices he made for the love of God. Continue reading

Sharings

My experience at the Patna Mission

The Patna mission will always be a fond memory to me as it was ‘a bunch‘ of first times in my life. It was the first time I was to go on mission, my first visit to North India and the first time I would be giving a teaching. Not to mention that the teaching was in Hindi, a language that I did not know. We left Bangalore for a 46 hour journey to Patna. Continue reading

Poetry

The Servant Child

Master, Master, hear my cry,
For only that will satisfy,
The desire of your servant to know,
What is it that she must sow?

Master, Master, I’m still a child,
In silly things such as being mild,
For whenever fear lingers near,
I’m ready with armour and spear. Continue reading

Poetry

Lamentation of a Dying Soul

My soul laments from my darkness,
It cries out to You, my Light.
As tears roll down this downcast face,
Come save me in Your might.

My adversary says there’s no hope,
All I can do is flee.
But You are not one to forsake Your children,
Oh Father God, have mercy on me. Continue reading