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
CFCI Mangalore organized its much-awaited Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER) II from January 25th to 27th, 2019 at the Divine Call Centre, Mulki.
Post registrations and dinner, the MER kick-started with a power-pack Praise & Worship, with everyone glorifying God as they witnessed a full attendance of sixteen couples despite many obstacles. The service team couples were Gerard & Audrey along with Greg Puthota & Swapna Nuthalapati from Bangalore. The kids had a parallel program organized by the vibrant CFCI Singles & Youth of Mangalore. Continue reading
The Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER) was held at Loyola’s Retreat House, Pashan, Pune, from the 21st-23rd September 2018. The CFCI service team were in awe to see a full house, as there were 12 couples who attended the retreat, in spite of having other commitments, duties and responsibilities towards their children. Continue reading
We all must have experienced an occasional cold or fever that hit us and put our entire life out of track. No one ever fell sick at a good and convenient time. Sickness usually disrupts our schedules, plans, finances and in short, our daily normal life. Our health is often one of the most important aspects that we take for granted until it fails us. No one ever accounted for illness and sickness while making plans for the future. We make plans assuming that we will keep good health and that everything will always be fine, may it be as small as booking a movie ticket or planning an elaborate holiday etc. Yet, what we all know from experience is that health can quickly go downhill if we do not take care of ourselves. Continue reading