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Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Not to be served but to serve

“ (

Mk 10:45


- Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Prayer of the Month

Other Divine Trust Activities

There are a number of other activities carried out by the Divine Trust.

Free education scheme for orphans and street children

We have currently placed nearly 250 orphans and street children in residential schools. During the school holidays, these children live with us in the Divine Retreat Centre. We want them to grow up in happy surroundings, experiencing God’s Love.

Free meals scheme

Volunteers from Divine Retreat Centre provide free midday meals to poor and needy patients in nearby government hospitals daily. This totals to about 700 meals a week.

Free self-employment opportunities

Every year, the St. De Paul’s Tailoring School in Divine Retreat Centre trains 300 poor young girls to become self-employed.

Free admission to retreats

We have retreatants coming in from different walks of life. Many of them are from very poor homes and broken financially. There is no charge for the poor to attend the week-long retreats at Divine Retreat Centre.- approximately 1,000 attend free of cost every week.

Divine Printers and Publishers

We have a full-fledged offset printing unit with modern infrastructure where nearly 400 people are employed. This unit prints the Bible in Malayalam, Hindi, Singhalese and Tamil at a highly subsidised rate.

Divine Updates

MAGNIFICAT in Bangalore

Celebrate an evening with our Lord in Bangalore at the 'Magnificat' on November 10, 2018. Special session for children. All are welcome.

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 2017. For bookings, email Fr Roni George, Director - Hurry, as admission is limited.

Date: January 2018 - December, 2018

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: Jan - Dec, 2018

Divine Retreat Schedules


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.


Inner healing retreats, growth retreats, couples' retreats and youth retreats in Malayalam, are led by Fr. Joshi Kochukudiattil, Fr. Mathew Naickomparambil and Fr. Binoy Chackanikunnel.


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.

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