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Monthly Reflection by
Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC
"I dwell with the crushed and the dejected“ (Is 57:15)

- Fr. Augustine Vallooran VC

Prayer of the Month


Had glaucoma, later doctor testified my eyes were healed - Judaline Almeida, Mumbai

After the birth of my last daughter, I began to have discomfort in my eyes. My eyes would pain when hit by bright lights and I found it difficult to cross the road because my side vision was damaged. I went to a doctor who conducted a number of tests. I was detected with glaucoma; my daughter was only three months old then. I went to the eye specialist and he asked me to use medicated drops as a treatment, which I could not continue, due to allergic reactions. When I was first detected with glaucoma I returned home and opened the Bible. I got the following message - Jn 11:4 But when Jesus heard it, he said, “This illness does not lead to death rather it is for God’s glory”. I believed that this message was God’s promise to me. My healing was a gradual process. I asked some priests, including the ones at Tabor Ashram and Potta, to pray for me. I attended three retreats in Divine Retreat Centre. After seven years, I got an opportunity to go to Israel and I prayed at the tomb of Lazarus and claimed the promise I got seven years ago in Jn 11:4. During the trip, I did not notice any of the symptoms. However there was still slight pain. The pain then vanished when I attended the first Friday service at Tabor after that. I then went to the doctor for a check up and he certified that there was nothing wrong with my eyes. I praise and thank my Lord Jesus for healing me.

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39th National Youth Retreat

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Date: May 19 - 24, 2019

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DRC is back with the highlight of the year: the 14th International Youth Conference - POWER 2019. 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. A Couples' Retreat and a Kids' Retreat will be held simultaneously. Don't miss it.

Date: July 21 - July 26, 2019

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