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Media Ministry

Divine Vision, the media ministry of Divine has become a powerful instrument of God in bearing the good news to every home across the globe. Presently gospel programmes from Divine Retreat Centre are being telecast round the clock on two channels – Goodness TV and Divine TV. It has a large following and viewership on the social media platforms. The faithfulness of God and the power of His word has been witnessed to us by the moving testimonies of people who have found healing, answers and spiritual experiences by participating in these programs.

Divine Vision is the continuation of Divine Centre’s ministry over the last 3 decades. After ministering to the thousands every week at the retreat centre, there was an urgent need to reach further. There were millions more who were desperately in need of the saving word of God in their darkest hours. The thousands who came for retreat indicated a need for support to continue their journey towards healing. The media ministry was God’s answer for us.

Through the television ministry we were able to fulfill the mission of God to be His witness “to the ends of the earth” (Lk 24:49). Jesus commissioned the apostles to "Go to all the world and preach the gospel to all creation" (Mark 16:15). The intent of God’s heart is that not one soul should be denied of the healing and saving experience the Word of God provides. “This is the will of the Him who sent me, that I should not lose any of those He has given me” (Jn 6:39). Our vision is that any person in any corner of the world, going through a desperate moment can tune in to the television and receive the comforting and powerful word of Jesus coming from Divine

Divine Vision Television Ministry

Spiritual programs with anointed preaching and worship sessions, inspiring testimonies and enlightening teachings and discussions are aired continually through the Divine TV and Goodness TV channels, and the social media platforms such as the ‘Goodness TV’ and ‘Divine Retreat Centre Goodness TV’ YouTube channels. channel details The phenomenal developments in media and communications make this commission to reach the gospel to every person and every home across the globe, real and possible. St Pope John Paul II reminded the Church “Electronic media present ample opportunity for spreading the gospel.”

The Fathers of the Divine Retreat Centre inspired by this exhortation felt a personal call to start a Catholic gospel television ministry. The late Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, the then Major Archbishop, strongly suggested that the Retreat Centre should start a Catholic gospel TV channel. This sentiment was echoed by other bishops and leaders of the Church.

Milestones

On 2 August 2002 , Divine Vision Television ministry was launched with daily telecasts of gospel programmes in English titled "Streams of Grace" and in Malayalam as "Vachanadeepthi". In a prophetic statement, the late Cardinal Varkey while blessing this ministry said, “I see Divine media ministry as the vision that took shape in the minds of many including myself for the dire need of a television proclamation of the gospel in the modern scenario of the Catholic Church to reach the good news of Jesus to every home.” Going by the massive response to the programmes, it was clear that God was inspiring our venture.
On 7 Nov 2008 , Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches came to the Divine Retreat Centre and blessed the Divine Vision ministry. At that time he encouraged the Vincentian Fathers “never to tire in their mission to proclaim the gospel to the ends of the earth.” Divine started telecasting 24 hours of gospel programs through the Divine Vision Network to the countries of UK, Europe, Middle East, USA and Canada. From 2011, Divine Vision started telecasting programs on Goodness TV for India, the Middle East and South Asia.
From the beginning of the transmission of the television ministry, we have been receiving very encouraging support and response from the Bishops, priests and laity. It gives us great joy that the Divine Vision programs are watched by thousands in every country in the world. The testimonies that pour in remind us that God blesses this work touching and healing in marvelous ways.

Spiritual Partnership

“Do not settle for mediocrity” exhorted St Pope John Paul II. Divine Vision is committed to producing gospel programs of international television quality. As a non-profit Catholic television ministry, run by an indigenous congregation, the cost is daunting. Yet, it was clear from the inception that we could not put a price on the Word of God. We had to offer commercial free Catholic gospel programs. As we waited in prayer, the vision was clear. An ocean is made up by little drops of water. It is the generosity of thousands who have contributed on a regular basis that makes this ministry thrive and give glory to God.

For any queries
Please contact:
Divine Retreat Centre
Muringoor PO
Chalakudy 680 309
Kerala, India.
We have come to see that the ministry is not ours to claim for ourselves, but it belongs to a large family of those who are called and inspired to share the saving love of Christ. St Paul thanks the Philippians for being spiritual partners with him in his work of evangelization ( Philippians 1:5). Those who contribute to the television ministry are not merely donors but spiritual partners. To them we owe a spiritual debt of love. Intercessory prayer groups raise the intentions of the TV ministry and of all the audience and spiritual partners night and day

We invite you to support this proclamation of the word of God through your financial contributions and prayer. Regular donations are tremendously important to us. It will help us plan and produce quality and invest in the necessary infrastructure. If you are inspired to participate in this ministry as a spiritual partner where you are able to commit an amount every month to the cost of the ministry, we invite you to visit the SUPPORT US page on this site.

Divine Voice Publications

Divine Voice is the monthly magazine published by the Divine Retreat Centre, to journey with those seeking spiritual growth, to strengthen the faith and help the faithful persevere in their study of the word of God. The magazine carries the teachings of anointed priests, preachers, Bible scholars, testimonies of those who have experienced the powerful touch of God and updates on the programmes at the Divine Retreat Centre. It is heavily subsidized to encourage spiritual growth and is available in English, Malayalam, Konkani, Kannada, Hindi and Tamil.

Additionally, Divine publishes a monthly spiritual journal for children in English called ‘Mustard Kids’ and in Malayalam as ‘Kaithiri’. This is a very essential aid in raising our children in the faith. Foundational aspects of faith, introduction to the reading of the Bible, the lives of saints and traditions of the Church are presented in a very vibrant style that would appeal to children.
Address for
correspondence:
Fr Mathew Thadathil
Chief Editor,
DIVINE VOICE,
Divine Retreat Centre,
Muringoor P.O.,
Chalakudy - 680309,
Kerala, India

Subscription Rates

Divine Voice
Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada & Konkani
1 year
150/-
5 years
700/-
1 year
1300/- (ABROAD)
Lifetime
subscription
3000/-
Divine Voice
English & Mustard Kids
(English Magazine for Kids)
1 year
200/-
5 years
950/-
1 year
1500/- (ABROAD)
Lifetime
subscription
4000/-
Divine Voice
Hindi & Kaithiri
(Malayalam magazine for kids)
1 year
100/-
5 years
450/-
1 year
1100/- (ABROAD)
Lifetime
subscription
2000/-
Payment can be made through Demand Draft or by the payment methods in the support us page. You would need to email and provide details of name, address, subscription type and payment mode used.

Subscription Rates

Divine voice Single Copy One Year Five Years Lifetime Foreign (one year)
English 20/- 200/- 950/- 4000/- 1500/-
Mustard Kids 20/- 200/- 950/- 4000/- 1500/-
Malayalam 15/- 150/- 700/- 3000/- 1300/-
Tamil 15/- 150/- 700/- 3000/- 1300/-
Kannada 15/- 150/- 700/- 3000/- 1300/-
Konkani 15/- 150/- 700/- 3000/- 1300/-
Kaithiri (Kids) 10/- 100/- 450/- 2000/- 1100/-
Hindi (Kids) 10/- 100/- 450/- 2000/- 1100/-
Agency 25 Copies
Malayalam/Tamil 300/- Konkani/Kannada 325/-
English/ Mustard Kids 425/- Kaithiri/ Hindi 200/-
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For over 30 years Divine Retreat Centre has been preaching spiritual retreats every week bringing the salvation of Christ to millions. It opened its doors to receive over 2500 persons rejected by society. This work of the Lord has been realized day after day, because of the faithful prayer support and financial contributions. Since the beginning of the lockdown, the Retreat Centre has been closed. It continues daily to proclaim God’s word. However the food and medical requirements of the 3000 residents of Divine are to be met. If you are inspired to support the Divine through a financial contribution, whether big or small click here
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