Couples

District Consultative Assembly – Goa

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

Personal Relationships

Raising Children

Being a parent is by no means an easy task. The key to raising a child who is an all rounder is to establish a solid support system at home so that the child grows up satisfied with his/her achievements. I find this idea extremely challenging.

When I started my parenting journey, I questioned if this was all a big mistake. However, I slowly began to realise that I was seeing it from a different angle. The God I know doesn’t make mistakes. Since God blessed me with children, he would have also given me everything I needed to bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Continue reading

Testimonies

The Lord is Forever Faithful

During our courtship, I remember telling my husband that when I have a kid, I might want to quit my job and be a full time mother. I had my priorities straight, family first; then my job. Six months into my marriage we found out I was expecting. We were overjoyed!

I always did well at work even though I wasn’t really passionate about my job. Eight months into my pregnancy I took a break from work for a year with the intention to quit immediately after. Our little girl was born at my native place. I was all set to be the best mom to my little baby who came into this world looking exactly like her dad and looks more like him every day. Continue reading

Couples

CFCI Leaders’ Meet with Frank Padilla

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