Peace Rally of 2008

The Ignatian spirituality is dynamic and we are recipients of many gratuitous graces.  These graces do not commence from our novitiate.  When we are directed in the one month of the Spiritual Exercises, we recall…

Do Cannonballs Boomerang?

The carrying of a Faith-propelled love in our conscious awareness, lies at the heart of our ability to coolly and courageously handle the effects of one cannonball after another, thereby growing evermore steadier as we…

The Sun of Abba

My cannonball moment happened on a local train in Mumbai, on my way to St. Xavier’s school community. It was almost around midnight in the summer of 1982. [auth] After my tertianship in Hazaribagh, I…

From Storm to Stillness

My childhood days peppered with mischievous pranks were a pleasant memorable experience with the privileges of being the single darling son amidst five girls, to my parents. Even with their minimum income as middle school…

My Manresa Experience!

At the age of 28, during a crisis of faith caused by unexplainable failures three times in a chemistry examination at the University of Bombay, God entered my life in a special way. One morning…

The Father is very fond of me

The term ‘cannonball moment’ is indeed a loaded one, as potent as a shot fired from a cannon itself.  It conjures up images of a noble knight wounded in battle and the dramatic life transformation…

Finding my True Self

It was during my Tertianship in 2010, the last stage of formal formation of Jesuit Life, that I had a realcannonball experience like that of St. Ignatius, which totally changed my direction from building and…