After a renewed understanding of God’s call as Christians, the Singles and Couples who had completed the ‘Christian Life Seminar’ module received their covenant on April 19, 2015 at Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church, Bangalore. The hall was festooned with colours of blue and white, representing Couples for Christ India (CFCI) for the grand covenant ceremony. Continue reading
“For each tree is known by the fruit it bears” – Luke 6: 43
The CFCI family in Mangalore came together on 19th April 2015, for a day of prayer and reflection led by our country servant Tito A.V. Jose. CFCI Couples, Singles and Youth from Mangalore and Kallianpur were in attendance as the day saw the appointment of the new District servant for Mangalore, Tito Gerald and Tita Jane Castelino.
Read more as Sheryl D’Souza, CFCI Singles Mangalore reports it. Continue reading
Our life is a journey, we are pilgrim people and every journey and pilgrimage has a destination. So what is the destination that we are moving towards? We are familiar with the term ‘Kingdom of God’ and this kingdom is our final goal. Some commentaries say that the term ‘Kingdom of God’ appears 102 times in the gospels. It appears 99 times in the synoptic gospels and 90 of these references come from the mouth of Jesus. So, one thing we can surely conclude from this is that Jesus was pretty serious about the ‘Kingdom of God’. The real question is – are we serious about it?
We have all prayed the ‘Our Father’ and will easily recollect the line in it that says, ‘May your kingdom come’. I have been praying this prayer from my childhood and yet if one has to ask me what is the kingdom I would be tongue tied. The best answers I think which come to my mind are that the kingdom of God is love, joy and peace; the kingdom of God is where we would be in close communion with God. Is the kingdom just that? Continue reading