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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 Chennai (November 22, 2014)

Divine comes to Chennai with the 'Magnificat'. Fr. Jacob Arimpur VC will lead the services. Glen and Teresa La'Rive to conduct praise and worship. All are welcome. Please come and bring along a friend.

Venue: Stella Maris College, Cathedral Road

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

Advent Growth Retreat - Gloria

Welcome to the season of blessings - mark this Advent with a special growth retreat - Gloria - at the Divine Retreat Centre, with the Divine family. Celebrate with us, as we mark the third year of Goodness TV's transmission in India.

Date: December 4 - 6, 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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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

On 23 November 2014, two personages of renowned sanctity from Kerala are due to be canonised by Pope Francis:Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Elias and Blessed Euphrasia.

November 22, 2014

Today, we pray for our relatives

Lord Jesus, we surrender to You today members of our extended family. We pray that strife within our homes is healed and relationships are washed in Your Precious Blood and mended. May we learn to love them as our own, just as You decided they should be our own. May every negative thought be surrendered at the foot of Your cross today. Bless our dear ones to come closer to You and to each other. May we always bless and never curse them. Amen.

Divine Call

Are you making Christ's yoke harder for others?

By Fr. Michael Payyapilly VC

 
Not healthy to trivialise everything

By Fr. Jacob Arimpur VC

 
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