Pro-Life or Pro-Choice

For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. (Psalm 139:13-14)

Time is a gift given to us by God; how we choose to spend it is our gift to Him. I spend some of mine at an orphanage, just playing with the kids, looking after them and learning from them. In this particular home I visit, there are a number of kids ranging from new-borns to around six year olds, however my heart goes out to these two particular kids. One is a little boy with hydrocephalus(a condition in which fluid accumulates in the brain, typically in young children, enlarging the head and sometimes causing brain damage.) while the other is a new-born baby devoid of pupils and with a cleft palate(a congenital split in the roof of the mouth). The thing is, of all the perfectly formed children there, it is these two that bring the most joy to me and I often wonder, why would their parents give away such a bundle of joy? Then, I stop and consider the fact that maybe they couldn’t manage to bring up the child and I thank God that at least they brought the child into the world. But how many of us on seeing such children often wonder why the parents didn’t choose to abort the child instead, and save them from a life that we would consider to be one of misery? Continue reading

Faith at Work

Catholic Essential Online Resources

Catholic Essential Online Resources

The search for good Catholic online resources is a journey we all undertake. Most often we are blessed to get them with hardly any effort but there comes that time once in a while where no matter how much we search we just don’t get the right one. There are times, we do get resources and use them, only to know that many of them were not Catholic at all, and thus very often we land ourselves with our foot in our mouths. Continue reading


7th National Youth Conference


CFCI Youth is all set for the 7th National Youth Conference. This time its at Gujarat, so are you ready to be a part of it? Then pack your bags, hop on the bus, and we shall see you at Gujarat this October 2011. Continue reading