Having gone on mission last year, I was a bit hesitant to go again this year since I had just completed my studies, and I needed to hunt for a job. Also, the thought of being unable to visit my hometown often, once I start work, longed for me to spend time with my family instead. But I had a deep desire to serve ever since I encountered Christ 7 years ago. Keeping all of it in prayer I surrendered to God and finally decided to go for the summer mission in West Bengal. Continue reading
I was introduced to the CFCI community in 2012. However, since I was neither willing to change my lifestyle nor my choices, I decided to abscond from the community.
Meanwhile, I tangled myself into many worldly addictions; one of them being my involvement in a physically abusive romantic relationship. I tried to invite this man into the community, hoping that it would change things between us. However, he was too accustomed to his lifestyle and had no desire to change for the better. In fact, he insisted that I leave the community too. Hence, I decided to leave the community again and as time passed I struggled with more than just one broken relationship. Continue reading
Far away from Bangalore’s buzzing traffic, in a conference room prettified in purple and pink décor, gathered a group of vibrant women from CFCI Singles Bangalore. A two-day program of spiritual self-discovery and sisterly fellowship, beginning on 9th November 2019, at St. Gaspar Retreat Centre, Kithaganu awaited the young ladies. Continue reading
When I began my walk with Jesus I didn’t understand why I would need anyone else’s help me because in my head Jesus was the only One I would ever need. I spent time conversing and building a relationship with Jesus and with the Holy Spirit. On my first-ever mission, I had to give a teaching in Hindi, a language I barely understood or spoke. I just clung on to the Holy Spirit and desperately sought any help I could get. The team members prayed the Rosary and for the first time in years, I decided to join in. I rationalized by telling myself that I was just saying Scripture out loud, so it’s fine, and I am not moving away from Jesus, as I am just professing the Word of God. As I prayed the Rosary I felt a certain peace and contentment that eluded me. Continue reading