the 24th of September 2007,
after what appeared to have
been a long, long journey through
the arid desert of Lamentations,
CFC-FFL brethren finally arrived
at a much needed respite at
our new oasis. With joy in our
hearts we gathered to inaugurate
the new Home Office of Couples
for Christ Foundation for Family
and Life located at the perimeter
of Star Mall along Shaw Boulevard
in Mandaluyong City.
jam-packed occasion began with
the blessing of the premises
by no less than Bishop Ted Bacani.
Frank Padilla, together with
his wife Gerry, led the consecration
of CFC-FFL to our blessed Mother
present was Congress-woman Cynthia
Villar. It is through the generosity
of Cynthia, and her husband
Senator Manny Villar, that CFC-FFL
has this Home Office.
occasion was marked with so
much faith, fellowship, fun,
and of course, food!
visiting CFC brothers, Tony
Correia of India and John Vui
of Vietnam, were so impressed
by the atmosphere of love and
warm fellowship in the Holy
Spirit. Tony declared, "It
was a moment of grace - kairos–
God is at work amongst his children."
was the CFC that we once knew,
reborn and restored.