Weekend with the Holy Spirit

The CFCI organized a weekend retreat for the Full time Pastoral workers as well as other community members from Goa from the 25th -27th of September 2015 at St. Pius X Pastoral Institute in Old Goa.

This retreat was on the Gifts and Charisms of the Holy Spirit and was conducted by Brother Benjamin Gonzaga, a lay preacher from Chennai, who is closely associated with Fr. Thamburaj, a pioneer in the Charismatic Renewal. Bro. Benjamin gave us an insight on all the Charisms available, 22 in all, based on Isa 11:2, 1Cor 12:18, Rom 12:4-6 and Eph 4:11-12. He reiterated that all these Charisms and Gifts are already in us by virtue of our baptism. We only need to stir them and use them for the glory of God’s kingdom. This is exactly what we did during the 3 days of the retreat. Continue reading


Household Leadership Seminar

CFCI Couples conducted a Household Leadership Seminar for members of Kuarmunda, Hamirpur, Rourkela chapters on 22nd to 24th September 2015. There was an excellent attendance of 26 household servants and 33 household members for the same. Continue reading


Covenant Day 2015

The Covenant Day in Bangalore was held on – 20 September 2015 at Holy Ghost Church. It was the most awaited day, where we would all commit ourselves to serving the Lord, to learning more about Him and more importantly to growing closer to Him. Continue reading


Trip to Holy Cross Convent

On the 18th of September, the team of 13 Singles from CFCI Singles Porvorim Chapter gathered at the Porvorim church, 8:45am. Leaving the church behind in the rear view mirror, we arrived at the Holy Cross Convent ASRO, Tivim, only to see little faces at the window whispering, “They are here, They are here”, an amazing feeling I must add. Continue reading

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