The Annual retreat for the Catholic Teaching Staff (Shift I & II) was held on 25th & 26th October, 2023 at Vidivelli, Sundampatti. The faculty members were animated by Rev.Dr.Stanislaus Swamikannu SDB. Rev. Dr. Theophil Anand SDB, Vice-Principal, Administration (Shift I) introduced the animator and briefed on the schedule of the retreat.
On the forenoon sessision of day I, the preacher delivered a though provoking session on “EGO and Management”, and guided the faculty to answer questions to estimate the influence of ego in each of us, he also highlighted three key phrases to handle ego. The forenoon session concluded with the celebration of Holy Eucharistic. During the afternoon session , the preacher’s talk was oriented on the words of the Lord Jesus “ Be not afraid for I am with you”. During the evening session, adoration was arranged and the day concluded with rosary.
The proceedings of the Day II started with a session on “becoming blessings to others”. The animator helped us to understand how all of us are blessed, and how can we become a blessing in our neighborhood. The second session of the day was based on mercy, in which the resource person highlighted that mercy is the very foundation of the Catholic Church and briefed on how one can uphold mercy. The Afternoon session was earmarked for confession and adoration. The retreat came to an end with a Holy mass followed by a felicitation function.