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DIVINE RETREAT CENTRE

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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

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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Residential Retreats in Divine Retreat Centre, Kent

Answer God's call and experience His burning love for you. Divine Retreat Centre, Kent, UK, welcomes you to special residential retreats to be led by Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC and Fr. Joseph Edattu VC. Seats are limited, so book early.

Dates: Aug/Sept, 2014

Retreats for Christian Leaders, Priests and Religious

Divine Retreat Centre is organising two retreats - one for Christian leadership and the other, an inner healing retreat just for priests and religious. The convention will be led by Fr. Mathew Naickomparambil VC and Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC. Please spread the word to Christian leaders and religious you know.

Date: July 27 - Aug 1, 2014 & Sept 7 - Sept 12, 2014

Divine Retreats in USA

Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC, the Director of Divine Retreat Centre, will lead several retreats at various churches in the United States. All are welcome.

Dates: 8 - 17 August, 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

Matthew was deeply aware of his unworthiness to be a disciple of Jesus. His past made him grateful for what the Master had done for him. It is noteworthy that while Matthew avows that he was a publican, the other evangelists do not mention this derogatory word about him.

September 3, 2014

Today, we pray for the bedridden

Lord Jesus, today we surrender to You all our brothers and sisters who are disabled, paralysed or comatose. We pray that You breathe healing into their nerves and bones. May each one of them experience the healing that the sick, the lame and the blind experienced when You lived on this earth. We pray also for the families and carers of these men and women - that they too may be strengthened by Your Spirit. Bless and heal them all, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

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