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Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

"Revere Christ as Lord

"(1 Pet 3:15

) - Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Prayer of the Month


I quit drinking and smoking instantly - Edgar Pinto, Goa

I am a Catholic born in Karnataka and at present settled in Goa. I was a social drinker and smoker. In the year 2000, I had frozen shoulder and I suffered from it for six months. In the same year I attended my first retreat at Divine Retreat Centre. I did not pray for my healing but lifted others, especially my family and friends, through prayer. After my confession, on the fourth day, I resolved to meet my God in a special way. Then I heard the Lord Jesus speaking to me through the Word of God: “I am with you always, to the end of the age” (Mt 28:20) I was blessed and filled with His grace. I was healed of my shoulder pain. When I left DRC, I quit drinking and smoking instantly. I started reading the Word of God. I also read the Divine Voice magazine regularly; the articles are very inspiring. I attended my second retreat in 2003 and this is my third retreat. My tailbone was hurting for months. I met with the doctors, but they could not do anything for the pain. During the physical healing service when a message was announced that a person was healed of lower back pain, I was relieved of the pain. Praise the Lord.

Divine Updates

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, 2019

Inner Healing Retreat for Priests & Religious

Divine Retreat Centre is organising a retreat for priests and religious - to be held in November, 2019. Please spread the word. Prior registration is not required.

Date: Nov 24 - 29, 2019

Retreats at the Divine Retreat Centre, Sydney

Divine Retreat Centre, Somersby to hold retreats throughout 2019. For bookings, email Fr Roni George, Director - or Hurry, as admission is limited.

Date: January 2019 - December, 2019

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 Vincentian priests.


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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