The Regional Youth Conference 2016 was held from the 4th to the 6th of November at The Kings’ School in Margao, Goa. Youth from Porvorim, Panjim, Siolim, Margao, Bangalore, Mangalore, and Gujarat attended it. ‘The Great Pursuit‘ was the theme for the conference – and we all set out to find our way towards the path to holiness. Continue reading
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
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
The CFCI National Singles Conference with the theme “SOUL ON FIRE” was held from 19th -21st August 2016 at Old Goa. Singles from several states and cities across India such as Bangalore, Udupi, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, West Bengal, Assam, Gurgaon and Goa (Porvorim, Caranzalem, Santa Cruz and Margao chapters) participated in the conference.
“Faith”, the CFCI band from Goa led the three-day conference through praise and worship, helping the participants to come together in the presence of God. Continue reading