Catechist Retreat at Divine Retreat Centre Marghertia
As part of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy celebrations in the Diocese of Miao, a week long Retreat was organized for all the Catechists in the Diocese from 25 to 29 April 2016 at Divine Renewal Retreat Centre, Margehrita.
With the sole aim of making everyone ‘to be merciful like the Father’, Bishop George has organized several renewal programmes for different groups in the Diocese. A Retreat for all the Catechists was held at Margherita from 25 to 29 April, in which around 350 Catechists, woman leaders and youth leaders participated.
Fr. Boby VC and his Renewal Team from Margherita Retreat Centre help all the participants understand the Mercy of God, Jesus Christ, and also exhorted everyone to be ‘merciful like the Father’.
Bishop George celebrated Mass for the Catechists on 28 April and also talked to every Catechist present for the Retreat. He aslo held a meeting of all the Catechists on 29 April to listen to their concern for the growth the Church in the remote corners of the Diocese. “I am so happy to be with you today. You are the Church. It is you who made sacrifices and bore pain for the growth of the Church here”, he said.
All the catechists were given a picture of Divine Mercy to promote the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy in the Diocese.