This is my strange and completely true story…
New Year’s 2015
“Take me to church…”
It wasn’t a prayer or a request.
It was the crumbs of a controversial song I had heard the previous week, echoing in my sleep-deprived head. It played on and on, with the urgency of a prayer, until I finally got up and went for morning mass. Continue reading
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
It was two years ago when I was feeling weighed down in my personal life and in my service in the community that God spoke to my heart. He simply said, ‘turn to my mother, learn from her‘. He also confirmed His message through a sister in the community.
It was mother Mary who had led me to her son. Then somehow, she got sidelined in my life. But now Jesus was giving her back to me. He was saying to me from the cross, as He said to the apostle john ‘behold your mother‘, so that she could be my close companion in my walk with Him. Continue reading
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