Good News Seminar at Christ the King Convent School, Pathankot

COFE conducted a Good News Seminar for the Teachers and Students of the Senior School from 14 to 17 July 2018 at Christ the King Convent School, Pathankot. On 14th July, teachers numbering about 70 attended the seminar. On 15 and 16th July, the programme was for students of the senior school. The seminar was well appreciated by the students and teachers alike. We want to thank Fr. George Pallikunnel, Director and Principal Sr Saly Skaria DPMT and her team of dedicated sisters.

Domestic Workers Retreat

COFE conducted a 2 days live in retreat for the Domestic Workers associated with the RMI sisters, South Extn, New Delhi on 3-4 July 2018. About 50 domestic workers employed in various households in South Delhi-Gurgaon attended the retreat. They experienced the grace of healing and forgiveness through the various sessions of preaching and especially Sacrament of Confession and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. The workers witnessed to the healing and deliverance which they experienced at the retreat, we thank the M8 sisters for organising this retreat and also the good Lord for all his blessings.

Initiation Retreat for Jesus Youth Mumbai

COFE  conducted a retreat for the Jesus Youth Mumbai from the 7th to 9th June 2018 at Spiritual Animation Centre, Panvel. The retreat was organised by the Mumbai Jesus Youth and had 160 participants attending. It was a initiation retreat and most of the participants were new to the Jesus Youth movement. Besides the sessions the participants went through individual counselling which was done by team members and the MSMI sisters. The COFE team comprised of Mathew Antony, Bernadette Morris, Ashish Kerketta and Mathew T. Many testimonies of healing and change of lives was reported at the end of retreat, we thank the Almighty for all his blessings and graces.

Lenten Retreat- Khera Khurd

 

COFE conducted a Lenten Retreat on three consecutive evenings for the parishioners of St Cecilia's Church, Khera Khurd from 4th to 6th April, 2017. Mr Mathew Antony conducted sessions on the need for Bible Study and Family Prayer, the importance of the Sacrament of Confession and the need to forgive. The evenings ended with a time of Adoration followed by Mass.

COFE would like to thank Fr Eugene Kujur for organizing this retreat for his parishioners.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Lenten Recollection- Church of Transfiguration

COFE conducted a three day Lenten retreat for the parishioners of Church of Transfiguration, East of Kailash parish from 31st March to 2nd April, 2017. Mr Mathew Antony took sessions on accepting Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, on the need for Forgiveness and the importance of the Sacrament of Confession. Mrs Bittu shared her life story and her journey to the faith which was an inspiration to everyone. The retreat ended with a time of Adoration, where the people were encouraged to offer up their hurts to Jesus and were invited to forgive people who have wronged them.

COFE would like to thank Fr Albert Francis for organizing this retreat for the parishioners. 

Lenten Recollection- Defence Colony

COFE conducted a three day Lenten Retreat at St Luke's Church, Defence Colony Parish from 24th to 25th March, 2017. Mr Mathew Antony spoke about the Sacrament of Confession, the need for Forgiveness and explained the Mass to the people. COFE would like to thank Fr James Peter Raj for this opportunity.     

Lenten Recollection- Mayur Vihar Phase 3

COFE conducted a 2 day Lenten Recollection for Mother of Perpetual Succour Church, Mayur Vihar Phase III. The retreat began on 18th after the evening Mass and continued on 19th after the morning Mass. Some of the sessions taken by Mr Mathew Antony included accepting Jesus as our Lord and Savior, Forgiveness in Relationships and the Meaning of the Eucharist.

The retreat ended with a time of Adoration. 

COFE would like to thank Fr Paul Roy for the opportunity. 

Retreat- JMC

COFE conducted a 3 day residential retreat for the 1st year Christian students of Jesus and Mary College from 3rd to 5th March, 2017. The retreat opened on Friday evening with a session by Ms Sandra Jose who shared her life story and her experience of God's love in her life. The day ended with a time of Adoration. The second day focussed on Reconciliation of Relationships with God and with others. The students were invited to participate in the Sacrament of Confession followed by a celebratory Mass. The evening ended with a time of Adoration which focussed on Inner Healing.

The last day of the retreat began with Mass, followed by a session on the person of the Holy Spirit which was taken by Mr Mathew Antony. The retreat ended with an Adoration focussed on the infilling of the Holy Spirit.

Besides members of the office, the COFE team included Mr Ashish Kerketta, Mrs Rachel Mathew, Ms Rashmi Tigga, Mr Enosh Tirkey and Ms Sandra Jose. 

The students shared testimonies of healing, increase in faith, a desire for prayer and the grace to forgive. 

COFE would like to thank Sr Rosily TL, the principal of the college for this opportunity and the staff and student-volunteers for the arrangements made. 

Retreat- Alaknanda Parish

COFE conducted a one day retreat for the prayer group members of Holy Spirit Church, Alaknanda Parish on 26th January, 2017. Mr Mathew Antony took a session on Jesus as the Lord and Savior of our lives. Ms Bernadette took a session on the importance of personal prayer. The day ended with a time of Adoration followed by Mass.

COFE would like to thank Fr Jesu Raj for this opportunity. 

Good News Seminar- CLG World School

COFE conducted the Good News Seminar for the students of classes 11 and 12 of CL Gupta World School, Moradabad. The seminar was conducted for the girls on 20th December and for the boys on 21st December, 2016. The seminar for the girls was centered on the Purpose of Life and Relationships while the seminar for the boys was centered on the challenges that young men face. The seminar ended with a time of silence where the students were invited to reflect upon their lives.

We would like to thank the school principal, Ms S Singh for this opportunity. 

 

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