Fr. Jose Parappully, director of Sumedha Centre was invited to facilitate the Spiritual Retreat of the Superiors of the Daughters of Marcy Help Christians (Salesian sisters) of the Province of Kolkata.
This retreat was held from March 5 to 11 at the Auxilium Centre at Kurseong, Darjeeling. Twenty eights sisters, including the Provincial and members of her Council participated.
Fr. Parappully organized the retreat around the theme “Retreat as a Lenten Desert Journey.” Participants had ample time to pray with the Word of God on the themes explored each day.
Participants expressed great satisfaction with the way the retreat was conducted. A general sentiment expressed was, “This retreat was very different from ones we are used to. It really helped to go deep into ourselves and also experience God deeply.”