Tag Archives: catholic

Divine Retreat center : Day 4


Today it was supposed to be the day where everyone is supposed to receive the gift of the holy spirit. Frankly, I was just too tired and overwhelmed after having seated myself from morning till evening on the same seat for the last 4 days. It felt like I was impaled on a  javelin. Highlight […]
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Divine Retreat Center : Do you believe in miracles?


Before I get to the subject matter, I have to give a nod to the individual (Fr. Mathew Elavunkal V.C) above. He literally knows the entire bible by heart. His exposition, interpretation,  contextual linking of bible verses are unexpectedly reveling. Listening to him was a breath of fresh air. I just had to give credit […]
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Divine Retreat Center : Can a priest forgive your sin?


So today was the day 2 (Tuesday) at the Divine retreat center. Today was the day of confession. So basically you recollect all your sins since your last confession and then tell the priest and you get an absolution. On the face of it, it sounds ridiculous, but I decided to take the plunge. Low […]
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Divine Retreat Center in Cochin


I am currently retreating at the Divine Retreat Center in Muringoor, near Cochin. I am on a self imposed exile to help me quit smoking. Once you pay for boarding  and food and is allocated a room, you literally cant leave the campus, unless its a life and death situation. Which is why I came […]
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