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Lenten Family Meet Concluded Successfully in Bangalore

BANGALORE: The one day family retreat hosted by OCYM & MGOCSM of Bangalore Diocese concluded successfully at Georgian Pilgrim Centre, Bangalore on Saturday, March 13, 2010.

The retreat was inaugurated by Metropolitan Abraham Mar Epiphanios by lighting the lamp. A team of 10 from Sugatha Retreat Centre, Kolencherry led by Fr Gheevarghese and Fr Paulose conducted the retreat through meditation, devotional songs, prayer and confession. Hundreds of faithful from all the parishes in Bangalore attended the retreat with much devotion.

Cor-Episcopos Marett, Fr Iype Alex, Fr Varghese Philip Idichandy and Fr Saji Daniel (Vice President, OCYM, Bangalore Diocese and Vicar of host church) were present on the occasion.

Biji Kurian John,OCYM & MGOCSM Bangalore Zone Committee member ,welcomed the gathering. Ajith M George, General Secretary, OCYM Bangalore Diocese proposed the vote of thanks. Ajith M George, Gen Sec. OCYM, Linz Peter Philip & Dr. Alice M Mani were instrumental in organising this event.