I always knew that Jesus was my saviour. However, there was so much of me, myself and I in my life that I never made even a little bit of room for Him.
The Lord showered me with many blessing. In 2009, I was saved from second stage Mycosis Fungoides (a type of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma) and a year later, I was blessed with a beautiful marriage, yet I had forgotten the Lord’s mercies on me. My faith consisted of a quick rosary while travelling to work and the Eucharist was nothing more than a Sunday obligation. However, this didn’t last for long, my transformation was well on its way. Continue reading
In an envi¬ronment of prayer, learning, and Christian fellowship, over 30 couples from across Bangalore came together at St. Gaspar Retreat Centre, Kithaganur for a Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER 1). The programme started on the morning of 2nd November 2019 and concluded the following evening. Across the two days, the couple-participants were presented with seven teachings, couple discussions after every talk, a unique Lord’s Day celebration and a special evening of quality time. Meanwhile, the kids had a wonderful time watching movies, playing games and doing other fun activities with the singles. Continue reading
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