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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2023! Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I write to you on behalf of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Chennai in my capacity as the Coordinator of the Madras Service of Communion (MSC-English speaking community). We are celebrating the fact that 2000 years ago the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us. Jesus the Son of God was born and this is what we will be celebrating. […]
Core Group Leaders’ Meet August 21st, 2022 Prayer group and core group leaders of various parish prayer groups across Chennai met to discuss the challenges they face and ways to resolve them to help the renewal grow in Chennai. We began the day with praise and worship led by Marcia and Robbie. Romeo Lobo presented an update on the various active ministries and we had a session where we identified the challenges faced by prayer […]
Christmas Fellowship 2022 was held on December 11, Sunday 2022 at St. Ursula’s School Hall, Churchpark Campus. We began the evening with praise and worship led by Dominic. We had a 7-member team from Bengaluru led by Paul Srinivas and Donn D’souza. The other team members included Richard Selvey, Akash George, Jude Dawson, Alex Poly, and Arun Sony. Fr. Arulraj the Spiritual Director of the CCR in Chennai visited briefly and gave his blessing. Paul Srinivas […]
We had the Pastoral Team meeting Sunday, 11th September, from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm at Church Park, Tamil School Hall. The aim was to bring together the invaluable expertise of the various Resource Personnel of the Chennai Renewal. We gathered together to plan on how we can foster the vision and mission of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Chennai. We began the day with praise and worship led by Victorjoans and Melville. We then […]
Madras Intercessory Network (MIN) reconstitution was held on Sunday, August 7th, 2022 We gathered together to discern the MIN team for a fresh term. We began the day with praise and worship led by Marcia and Robbie. There was a short presentation about the 8-watch intercession which began during the pandemic. Following that SAM Paul gave a talk on discernment. Dr. Praveen Joe then shared about how the MIN operated and his personal testimony of […]
A Day of Prayer and Fasting observed by The Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Chennai and Arakkonam The MIN and CCR-Chennai joined hands together to organise the National Day of Intercession. The program was held at the iconic chapel of Church Park School from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. Invitations were sent to the prayer groups in Chennai and were given time slots with prayer intentions, as detailed by the CNSC. The day began with […]
YU4C National Leaders Conference The YU4C National Leaders Conference 2022 was held at Christeen Retreat Centre in Kottayam from Nov 22nd to Nov 25th. We had a total of 110+ youth from different parts of India. From Tamil Nadu there were 5 of us with 3 from Chennai and 2 from Salem. Here’s a short sharing of our experience representing Chennai at the YU4C National Conference. The retreat was planned during the Diwali holidays and […]
Stella Maris College 800 catholic students belonging to the final year UG, and PG programme of Stella Maris College attended a one day retreat on the 12th of March 2022. The retreat was animated by the YU4C and the talks based on the LSS topics were given by Sharon, Eric and Robert Martin. Senior members of the renewal were invited to help in Intercession and counselling sessions. St. Dominic’s School Retreat We had a 2-day […]
The new MSC team along with their Spiritual Director, Rev. Fr. Arulraj met the Archbishop Rev. Dr. George Antonysamy of Chennai Diocese on 2nd April 2022. The team members were introduced to His Grace, who assured us of his support and blessings for our activities especially our parish outreach.
The new MSC team met at Satya Nilayam on the 26th and 27th of March 2022, to pray, get to know each other and plan for their MSC term from March 2022 to February 2025. The team drew its strength and inspiration from the prayer sessions that were conducted by Victor, Selvaraj, Leonard, Eric and Sharon. Reenacting the Crucifixion scene without communicating via verbally or signals.