We accept Jesus as our Lord and Saviour, our Teacher and Master, the sure Way to
God the Father who loved this world and gave His Son Jesus to all humankind.
We believe that Jesus is the foundation of our hope; he unites us all into one family
of God on earth.
We resolve to do everything possible to bring people together in love, peace and
harmony and to shun all forms of hatred, violence, discrimination, injustice and
exploitation that alienate people from one another and from God, our common Father.
In the true spirit of Christ's forgiveness on the cross, we also resolve to forgive
sincerely the evils done to us or to those close to us by anyone under any pretext.
We reaffirm our loyalty to India, our Motherland, where Divine Providence has planted
us to grow unto the fullness of life, and to use and enjoy the resources of this
land, equitably shared with the less privileged.
We promise to fulfill our duties as responsible citizens in a spirit of patriotism,
and be ready to promote the sense of fellowship, respecting the variety of cultures
and rights and dignity of others, without discriminating against anyone on any ground.
We are determined to work together with our fellow citizens for the integral development
of this nation.
As Indian citizens we claim our right to the freedom of religion and expression
and all other fundamental rights guaranteed in the Constitution and make our own
the goals of equality, fraternity, justice and liberty guaranteed in its Preamble.
Aware of our own weaknesses, we shall respond as faithfully as possible to the call
to be disciples of Jesus and to witness to our brothers and sisters the joy of our
The love of Christ inspires us to use the resources of the earth responsibly and
to work for the promotion of peace and harmony among people so that the gifts of
the "Kingdom of God" may reach all humans and we all recognize ourselves as children
of God, our common Abba, Father. Amen.