Driving past beautiful vineyards, Bangalore CFCI members headed to Barnabite Vidyabhavan on 20th October for Theme Day 2019. With much excitement, they entered the venue only to behold a stunning miniature vineyard on stage! After a wonderful time of worship, the MCs introduced the theme for the year – “Abide” – along with the theme verse:
“I am the vine and you are the branches, he who abides in me and I in him shall bear much fruit for apart from me you can do nothing” (John 15:5).
They explained how this year’s theme would address the relationships between God our Father who is the Vinedresser, Jesus His Son our Saviour who is the Vine, and we His people who are the branches. Continue reading
‘BELOVED 2019’ – A young-couples conference for both CFCI and non-CFCI couples was organized on Sunday, 1 September 1, 2019, by CFCI Mangalore in association with The Diocesan Family Life Service Centre, Bajjodi at the Most Holy Redeemer Church, Golden Jubilee Hall in Mangalore. The conference was aimed at providing the tools required to make a marriage amazing. Continue reading
Mangalore witnessed participation in great numbers when servants from all over the country, came together to attend this year’s National Servant’s Conference held at Pastoral Institute, Bajjodi from 1 June to 2 June 2019. Since the past few years, we felt we were being called towards an intimate relationship with the Father, through Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit. This year we felt we are being called to ‘Abide in Him’, which is from the verse John 15:5. This theme verse was shared at various times during the four sessions. Continue reading
We were just getting over the hospitalization episodes of our daughter Hannah, 2 years old, in the month of August and our son Joshua, 4 years old, in the month of September. We were beginning to enjoy and make memories with our newborn Pete. Joshua’s school had just reopened after the Dussehra holidays and he returned home with a cough. It got worse by the end of the day and Hannah too contracted the illness. Continue reading