With the grace of God and the endeavour of the service team, the CFCI Kolkata chapter was able to organize a 2-day Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER) program in Bengali. Amidst a lot of barriers, we were determined to have it and God was with us as we prepared and conducted the entire program. It was a blessing that we started it on a very auspicious day, Palm Sunday, the 14th April 2019, where we all attended mass at St. Patrick’s Church, DumDum and moved on to Proggaloy retreat centre, Barasat. Continue reading
Previously, I used to physically discipline my 4-year old daughter Samantha, more than I should have. And I also used to shout at my wife a lot, in what were usually one-way arguments that would normally only escalate with her silence. 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 Christian Life Seminar (CLS) in Jammu took place from 23rd June – 25th June 2017. 24 couples and 9 handmaids participated in the program which was held at the Velankani Mata Church Nagrota Jammu. The CLS was conducted in 2 parts: The initial part of the program (23rd-25th June) consisted of the 1st 7 talks and ended with the pray over session for the participants which was held in an atmosphere of faith, peace and openness. Continue reading