Mulki: Mulki Divine Retreat Centre Celebrates its 7th Anniversary
05/10/2011 20:50 GMT
Mulki: It was indeed a great and memorable day for Divine Call Centre, Mulki, Mangalore, when it celebrated its 7th Anniversary on Saturday, 1st Oct 2011.The Centre had organized A NIGHT VIGILwhich began at 8pm on the previous evening on 30th September (Friday) which continued till 5 am the next day.The Night Vigil started with Praise & Worship, Word of God, Special prayers, Adoration, Healing Service and concluded with Holy Eucharistic Celebration. Hundreds of people participated in this Special Night Vigil and it was a wonderful experience according to many who had participated. Miracles and healings were experienced by many.A Special One Day Retreat was conducted on Saturday which started at 9 am. A Solemn Festive Mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Alfred Pinto, the Vicar Forane of Kinnigoli Deanery and concelebrated by several other priests from the Deanery. “Mojhea Somiya, Mojhea Deva” a New Audio CD Released: To mark this occasion, a new audio CD “Mojhea Somiya, Mojhea Deva” (Vol. 4) was released by the Centre. Rev. Fr. Alfred Pinto, the Vicar Forane of Kinnigoli Deanery, released this new CD after the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration.
“Daivik Gayanam” - A New Konkani Hymn Book Released : The Centre's new Konkani Hymn Book titled, “Daivik Gayanam” was released by Rev. Fr. Timothy Pinto SVD, a veteran SVD Missionary working in Orissa Missions.
Divine Angels’ Day Celebrated : The “DIVINE ANGELS’ ASSOCIATION DAY” was also celebrated at the Centre on the same day. Many children (Divine Angels) added beauty to this occasion by taking part in the Celebration. Special prayers were offered for all during the Eucharistic Celebration and also during the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Speaking on this occasion, Rev. Fr. Francis Fernandes SVD, Director of Divine Call Centre, Mulki expressed his gratitude to the people and thanked all the Sponsors, Donors, Benefactors, Well Wishers & friends for their generosity and prayers for the growth of the Centre, where thousands of people continue to experience healing touch of the Lord. He further said that this Centre is a solace to people going through struggles, pains and despair because of spiritual, emotional, physical and social traumas. Inflow of people has increased steadily with a new anointed team of preachers and talented lay persons and he thanked all the people who have extended their support in many ways & helped in the growth of the Centre, specially those involved in preaching Ministry, Music Ministry, Intercessory Group, Bible SMS Ministry, Divine Media Ministry, office team, volunteers, stall in charge, all helpers in the kitchen & all who are rendering service in one or the other way. Many from the nearby parishes and from far and wide had gathered on this occasion. Festive lunch was served to all those who attended the Centre's Anniversary celebration. The Retreat was followed by INTERCESSORY PRAYERS & HEALING SERVICE till 3:30 pm. Rev. Fr Abraham DSouza, Fr Sylvester Rego, Fr Anil Kiran Fernandes, Fr Ciril DSouza, Fr Nobert Lobo, Parish Priest of Immaculate Conception Church Mulki and few other Priests were present on the occasion.