For 10 years, this emptiness led me to search for love in the wrong places, turning to relationships with girls as a means of receiving love, hoping they could fulfil me. I placed my identity in my relationships, that only in being attached would I feel a sense of self-worth.
This is a story of a man, who has jumped from one uniformed group to the next. When the man was a
I was baptized at 11 years old and joined the altar servers at my parish, St Michael’s for 13 years, before moving on to focus on my career. It was during this absence from ministry that I became a “lost sheep”, running away from Church for 2 years. But the turning point in my life came when I attended the Conversion Experience Retreat (CER) held at Catholic Spirituality Centre (CSC), which was conducted by then Fr William Goh.
Sometime in Jan 2013, something in me started to stir. A longing to start praying the Rosary again. And I started and as I pray, I started to fall in love with the Rosary again. As I continue to pray the Rosary, the guilt in me started to grow. I started to recall all the sinful acts that I have done and how like a devil, I had even led friends to also committed those sinful acts with me, “embracing the YOLO (You only lived once) spirit”.
“It was during this absence from ministry that I became a lost sheep…” Testimony by Br Dexter Chua at the Church of Divine Mercy
A video testimony and sharing by Br Dexter Chua (Seminarian) at the Church of Divine Mercy, Singapore on 16th October