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DIVINE RETREAT CENTRE

Peace be with you...

The Divine Retreat Centre is the largest Catholic retreat centre in the world. Over 10 million pilgrims from all over the world have attended retreats here since 1990. It is an achievement possible only through the grace of God. The centre which started as a preaching ministry, has now evolved into a home of love by the providence of God. May God's grace be with you.
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Divine Updates

MAGNIFICAT in Bangalore (October 25, 2014)

Celebrate an evening of grace in Bangalore with our Lord at the 'Magnificat' on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Services to be led by Fr. Jacob Arimpur VC, from 5 pm - 8 pm. The best of Catholic worship by Glenlord and Jessica, FAITH band.

Venue: St. Joseph's Boys' School Chapel, Museum Road, Bangalore

Retreats at the Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby, Sydney

Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby to hold retreats throughout 2014. Fr. Michael Payyapilly VC to minister. For bookings, email drcsydney@gmail.com. Hurry, as admission is limited.

Date: January 2014 - December, 2014

Retreats in Divine Retreat Centre, UK

Divine Retreat Centre, Ramsgate UK, has announced several English and Malayalam language retreats to be led by Fr. George Panackal VC and Fr. Joseph Edattu VC. All are welcome.

Dates: June - Dec, 2014

Divine Retreat Centre, UK inaugurated

The Divine family is honoured to announce the blessing and inauguration of the Divine Retreat Centre UK, in St Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate, Canterbury by the Most Rev. Peter Smith, Archbishop of Southwark, in the presence of Rt. Rev. Mgr. John Armitage, Vicar General, Diocese of Brentwood and Rev. Dr. Paul Puthuva, Provincial Superior, Marymatha Province, Vincentian Congregation, Angamaly, India.

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Inner Healing Retreat in Dubai

Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC, along with Glen and Teresa La'Rive, will lead a parish retreat at the St Francis of Assisi Church, in Jebel Ali. All are welcome.

Dates: 24 & 25 Oct, 2014

Divine Retreat Schedules

ENGLISH RETREATS

English retreats are held every week from Sunday to Friday. Special retreats are conducted for priests, religious and laity as well. Come and experience the Lord and grow in Him.

MALAYALAM RETREATS

Inner healing retreats, growth retreats, couples' retreats and youth retreats in Malayalam, are led by Fr. Mathew Elavumkal, Fr. Mathew Naickomparambil, Fr. Biju Koonan and Fr Sebastian Anjumuriyil.

OTHER LANGUAGES

Retreats in Konkani, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu

Every week, retreats are held in five different regional languages of India, apart from in the local language - Malayalam. The retreats are led by Vincentian priests and supported by powerfully anointed laity of God.

Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

The gospels describe in detail how Andrew and John pursued Jesus, being directed by their Master, John the Baptist. Jesus turned and asked them “What do you seek?” They said, “Rabbi, where do you stay?” Jesus invited them to “Come and see.”

October 26, 2014

Today, we pray for prisoners

Lord Jesus, today we pray for our brothers and sisters living imprisoned all over the world. Break the bonds of sin, fear and isolation that exist within their hearts and jail cells. We pray for more love, more forgiveness and more prison outreach ministries to help them mend their ways. We pray they hear about You, Lord Jesus and for Your angels to aid their families. A special prayer for the innocent. O Divine Prisoner of the Sanctuary, hear their prayers and tears which rise to You from the confines of their walls. Amen.

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