After a gap of two years, I made my comeback to the Lord’s vineyard in February this year as a full-time missionary. Many people around me still laugh about how the Lord led me in a very amusing way by either shutting down the companies I worked for, or employers would lose their business deals or not give the salary on time etc. It was all for God to freely have His way in me. Continue reading
When I joined the community, I’d heard a number of times, the words – Household Servant. Now to me, those two words didn’t go together. I know the meaning of a household and I know the meaning of a servant. But what is a household servant? I asked one of the community members and she went on to explain – It is referred to those who lead the community in different ways. There are household servants, chapter servants, country servant and so on. The term servant was used because they are servants of Christ, serving Him to build His kingdom. “Ah, okay” I remember nodding my head as if it made sense to me. But in my mind, I was, “Erm… ok, this is a little weird!” I didn’t want to be any servant. Continue reading
In his encyclical letter released on 25th May 2015, ‘On Care for Our Common Home‘ (Laudato Si’), Pope Francis addressed every person living on this planet, for an inclusive dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. In it, the Pope critiques consumerism and irresponsible development laments environmental degradation and global warming, and calls all people of the world to take ‘swift and unified global action’. Continue reading
Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God!
~ Leviticus 19:32
Keeping this in our minds, we set out on our outreach to the Sisters from the Convent and Church of St. John of God, Old Goa on the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Continue reading