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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

Personal Relationships

An Encounter with Eternity

I had a classmate who frequently suffered from bouts of depression and suicidal thoughts. One day, after unsuccessfully attempting to end her life, she approached me for help. Among many things, I spoke to her about Jesus and his love for us. She did not have many friends but it was this one encounter that apparently transformed her life, as I would find out years later. She is now doing very well in her career, prays regularly and never again has had thoughts of despair or suicide. Continue reading

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Abide in my Love

Abide in my Love

We invite you to a weekend retreat to renew your love for Christ. This is a live-in retreat organised by Couples for Christ Chennai, scheduled to take place between 23 to 25 September, 2016 at Dhyana Ashram Chennai. The theme for the weekend is ‘Abide in My Love‘ drawn from the Bible verse.

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

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Knights of the Cross

CFCI organized it’s first ever program exclusively for the men of our community titled ‘Knights Of the Cross‘ from 1st – 3rd April 2016 at St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Center, Old Goa.

Around 30 single boys along with their male household servants and formators attended the program. The service team comprised of Tito’s from the Bangalore community along with a few singles and youth from Goa. Continue reading