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Handholding for Household-ing!

When I joined the community, I’d heard a number of times, the words – Household Servant. Now to me, those two words didn’t go together. I know the meaning of a household and I know the meaning of a servant. But what is a household servant? I asked one of the community members and she went on to explain – It is referred to those who lead the community in different ways. There are household servants, chapter servants, country servant and so on. The term servant was used because they are servants of Christ, serving Him to build His kingdom. “Ah, okay” I remember nodding my head as if it made sense to me. But in my mind, I was, “Erm… ok, this is a little weird!” I didn’t want to be any servant. Continue reading

Couples

CLS @ Pimpri

The CFCI-Pune service team had a hesitant start, as they were expecting just 2-3 participants, for the Pimpri CLS, a week prior to the programme. To the service team’s surprise, around 200 participants gathered for the CLS on that day. The parish priest encouraged his parishioners to come forward to attend the programme. The programme was held at Our Lady Consoler of the Afflicted, Pimpri Church, Pune. Continue reading

Couples

Marriage Enrichment Retreat – Pune

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

Sharings

The Gift of Tongues

A year ago, during the Full-Time Worker’s recollection retreat that I attended in May, I had the opportunity of having a one to one with our country servant, and ever since then, I’ve been focusing more on the Holy Spirit. Since then my eyes have been opened to the working of the Holy Spirit in my life in so many areas that before, I took for granted. I’ve shared before on some virtues that He has helped me with, especially the gifts of temperance and patience. But here, I’d like to share on something different. Continue reading