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Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

"Clothed with power from above" (Lk 24:49) - Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Prayer of the Month



Please mention your name and the purpose of remittance (donation, charitable cause etc) at the time of initiating your payments to Divine Retreat Centre.

You can send your contributions to Divine Charitable Trust in seven ways:

Donations from India:

1. Cheque or demand draft

Cheque payable to (Account payee) Divine Charitable Trust
Demand Draft :
Favouring : Divine Charitable Trust
Payable : Thrissur
Address : Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor .P.O.,Chalakudy, Kerala, India-680307

2. Internet banking facility

i) Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd, Muringoor PO, Chalakudy, Thrissur Dist., Kerala, India-680309

Beneficiary Account No 034902658196190001
Beneficiary Name DIVINE TRUST English Section
Branch Name Muringoor
Beneficiary Address Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor P.O., Chalakudy, Kerala, India-680309
Beneficiary E mail ID: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ii) HDFC Bank, Chalakudy, Thrissur Dist., Kerala, India

Beneficiary Account No 04021930000447
Beneficiary Name Augustine Vallooran/George Panackal
Beneficiary Address Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor P.O., Chalakudy, Kerala, India-680309
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3. Standing Orders (click each link for the respective bank's SO forms)

*Kindly print out a copy of your bank's form and hand it over to the Divine Retreat Centre office or send the original to Fr Augustine Vallooran.

Axis Bank
Canara Bank
Catholic Syrian Bank

Corporation Bank

Federal Bank



Indian Bank
State Bank of India
State Bank of Travancore
South Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank

Donations from abroad:

4. Online payment

You could transfer money to us online.

5. Wire transfer (for foreigners)

You may transfer money from your bank account abroad. Please note that this option is not for NRIs, but strictly for NON-INDIANS.

Beneficiary Account No. 021701000708
SWIFT Code (Remittance from Abroad) ICICINBBXXX
Branch Address ICICI Bank Ltd, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala
Beneficiary Name Divine Charitable Trust-FCRA
Beneficiary Address Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor P.O., Chalakudy, Kerala, India-680316


6. Money transfer through

Money transfer can be done through to an ICICI Bank Account. The ICICI Bank does not charge either the donor or the beneficiary, other than for credit cards. The donor's bank in his/her country may charge as applicable.

7. Remittance through exchange houses/banks for Speed Transfer (ST), Insta Transfer (IT) and DD

Sl No. Name of Exchange House / Bank Location Mode of Transfer
1 Bahrain Express Exchange Bahrain DD/ST/IT
2 Bahrain Finance Company Bahrain DD /ST
3 ICICI Bank Bahrain DD /IT
4 Bahrain India International Exchange Bahrain DD/ST/IT
5 City International Exchange Co. Kuwait DD/ST/IT
6 Dollarco Exchange Co.Ltd Kuwait DD
7 Bahrain Exchange Co. Kuwait DD/ST/IT
8 Oman Exchange Company Kuwait D/ST/IT
9 Bank Muscat Oman ST
10 Oman & UAE Exchange Centre Oman ST/IT
11 Purshottam Kanji Exchange Co. Oman DD/ST/IT
12 Gulf Exchange Company Qatar DD/ST/IT
13 Habib Qatar International Exchange Qatar D/ST/IT
14 Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp. Saudi Arabia DD/ST
15 Arab National Bank Saudi Arabia ST
16 Al Ahalia Exchange Bureau U.A.E DD/ST
17 Al Ansari Exchange U.A.E DD/ST
18 Al Fardan Exchange U.A.E ST/IT
19 Asia Exchange Centre U.A.E DD/ST
20 Thomas Cook Al Rostamani U.A.E ST/IT
21 UAE Exchange Centre U.A.E DD/ST
22 Wall Street Exchange Centre U.A.E DD/ST
23 ICICI Bank Canada DD/ST
24 Bumiputra Commerce Bank Luban Malaysia DD/ST
25 Mustafas Foreign Exchange Singapore D/ST/IT
26 POSB Remittance Centre Singapore D/ST/IT
28 Lloyds Bank TSB PLC UK D/ST/IT
29 Wells Fargo Bank USA DD/ST

Donations from Australia:

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Divine Updates

37th National Youth Retreat

Our annual National Youth Retreat will be held at the Divine Retreat Centre. Come and let the word of God refresh you. Simultaneous retreats for couples, children and Bible nursery to be held. Contact Divine Youth for more details.

Date: May 14 - 19, 2017

Kannada Convention 2017

Divine Retreat Centre will conduct our annual Kannada convention next week. The convention will be blessed by the vibrant preaching of Fr. Mathew Naickomparambil, Fr. Augustine Vallooran and Fr Mathew Elavunkal, among many other servants of God. Please come.

Date: May 7 - May 12, 2017

Konkani Convention - Kuttumbutsov 2017

Divine Retreat Centre's annual Konkani Convention will be held at the centre. The convention will be led by Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC, Director. Talks to focus mainly on the renewal of the family. All are welcome.

Date: April 23 - April 28, 2017

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 2017 - December, 2017

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, 2017

POWER 2017 at Divine Retreat Centre

DRC is back with the highlight of the year: the 11th International Youth Conference - POWER 2017. The very best international preachers and gospel bands will be here to lead us into worship. Be there to experience a totally different atmosphere of prayer. Couples' retreat and children's retreat will be held simultaneously. Don't miss it.

Date: July 23 - July 28, 2017

Hindi Convention Ojas 2017

The Divine Retreat Centre will conduct our seventh Hindi convention in 2017. Two retreats will be held simultaneously on the campus; one for adults/couples and another for youth. All are welcome.

Date: May 28 - June 2, 2017

Divine Retreat in California

Answer God's call and experience His burning love for you. A two-day retreat to be led by Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC, in California. All are welcome.

Dates: March 28 & 29, 2017

Divine Lenten Retreats in New York and Texas

Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC, along with Glen and Teresa La'Rive, will lead several Lenten retreats in the US. Please bring your family and friends.

Date: March 24 - 2 April, 2017

Lenten Retreat in Goa

Answer God's call and experience His burning love for you. A retreat to be led by Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC at the St. Francis Xavier Church, Duler, Mapusa, Goa.

Dates: March 17, 18 & 19, 2017

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. Mathew Elavumkal, 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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