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Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

You were called to freedom" (Gal 5:13) - Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

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Satellite Details

Tuning up for Divine Television

In India

Satellite - IS-17

Orbital Location - 66ºEast

Frequency Band - C-Band

Downlink Frequency - 4024 MHz

Symbol Rate - 14.4 Msps

Downlink Polarisation- Horizontal

FEC- 3/4

Standard - DVB-S2

Modulation - 8PSK

Compression - MPEG-4

In Europe & the Middle East

Existing Hotbird viewers

Those who are using the Hotbird dishes, they can watch DIVINE TV by installing Dual LNB (dual feed) on their dish antenna.

New viewers

Eurobird 9 at 9 deg East is located adjacent to premium satellite, Hotbird 13 deg East. The new viewer is required to purchase a KuBand (DTH) dish antenna & Digital Receiver from an electronic shop, install it towards 9 deg East to be able to watch DIVINE TV.

Reception of channels from both locations, (EuroBird 9 deg E & Hotbird 13 deg E) is possible with off-the-shelf dual-feed domestic dishes. If the viewers include Dual LNB (dual feed) at the time of installation, they can watch the channels of both Hotbird and EuroBird 9.

DIVINE TV downlink parameters

Frequency: 11919 MHz
Polarity: Vertical
Symbol Rate: 27500 MSPS
FEC: 3/4

In North America

Divine TV is a free channel, which can be received by a Ku Band DTH Dish antenna, which may be available from your nearest satellite dish dealer.

This channel is on the Galaxy 19 (97°W) satellite, on which most Malayalam channels are currently available. There is no registration procedure or monthly charges for viewing Divine TV.

DIVINE TV downlink parameters

Satellite: Galaxy 19 at 97°W (Ku Band) DTH
Freq: 11966
Polarity: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 22000
FEC: 3/4
Channel Type: FTA (Free To Air)

Go to all the world and preach the gospel to all creation (Mark 16:15)

Divine Updates

MAGNIFICAT in Bangalore

Celebrate an evening with our Lord in Bangalore at the 'Magnificat' on August 12, 2017. Services to be led by Fr Jacob Arimpur VC. 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 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

Divine Retreats in USA

Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC will lead several special retreats across the US - in Texas, Washington, Ohio and Minnesota. Please bring your family and friends. Hear the Word and be refreshed. 

Date: August 11 - 26, 2017

Mariolstavam at Divine Retreat Centre

The Divine Retreat Centre is organising Mariolstavam 2017, a five-day Marian Retreat in Malayalam and perpetual rosary, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions. The event will be held at the Divine Malayalam Section. Please spread the word.

Date: Sep 3 - Sep 8, 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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