Sharings

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

Sharings

Perseverance

“We must often remember what Christ said, that not he who begins, but he that perseveres to the end, shall be saved”. ~ St. Philip Neri

A few couples from the Caranzalem chapter identified some families through the St. Vincent de Paul society who were below poverty line and were struggling with their lives. The interests of one such family were taken care of by our household. Continue reading

Couples

Theme Day: Break Out 2017

The Theme day for the CFCI Bangalore community was held on 17th September 2017, at Snehadaan, Bangalore. It was a day’s event where the theme of the year, ‘Break Out’ was unveiled. It was attended by the community couples and some singles.

The day began with the Eucharistic celebration, by Fr. Johnson. After mass, the CFCI Bangalore band led us into a time of praise and worship. This was an amazing way to start the day! Continue reading

Sharings

The Joy of being sent!

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”
~ John 20:21

When I was told that there were going to be two consecutive mission programs in Assam, I was both excited (as I was eager to participate and serve) and doubtful (if I would have enough leave). God took care of ensuring that my leave that was sanctioned and I was able to make it, albeit a day late. Continue reading