Sharings

Growing in Faith

As I was new to the Catholic faith, being recently baptized on February 10th 2019, I was yearning to grow in this faith. I decided that I would learn about its various practices by observing people practising their faith. With this in mind, I decided to serve in a Mission. Continue reading

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Learning Generosity in Assam

My journey for the mission to Assam and Bengal started on 27 May 2019 via the School of Discipleship in Bangalore. I was part of the summer mission crew to work on household servants training programmes for seven villages. I had little to give except for my experiences, action songs, and prayers – all in Hindi – a language that’s not my forte but I learnt it so that I could partake in the mission activities. I had a lot to gather – what to expect, to be careful about, how to go about our programmes, and what to eat, etc. There was a sense of excitement yet lots of doubts and concerns. I had over-packed and carried more than the essentials. But the Lord definitely led me to see the other side. Continue reading

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A glimpse of His ways

Amazing! is the right word for my experience of serving in the mission at Assam. I went there to mainly teach about households and how they work, but I ended up learning a lot more than what I shared. We started our journey from Bangalore and we didn’t realize that we wouldn’t have the luxuries of life while at the mission. Among the four of us from Mangalore, three had never been on a flight before, and we were nervous for a lot of reasons. Continue reading