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We had four night vigils in 2022, March, May, September and December. Jericho March at the Lenten Night Vigil Lenten Night Vigil – March 19th, 2022 The Lenten Night Vigil was held at Holy Cross Church from 9.45 pm to 5 am. Sessions such Praise and Worship, Way of the Cross, Inspirational Talk, Rosary recitation, Intercession, Jericho march, Chaplet of Mercy and Eucharistic celebration were conducted during the Vigil. Fr. Robin Seelan, SJ gave an […]
The Reconstitution of the new Service Team for DSC CHARIS (Madras Service of Communion) of Madras Mylapore Archdiocese was held on the 26th and 27th of February 2022, at the St. Thomas hall, of Santhome Cathedral. Prayer groups and Parishes had nominated their representatives to undergo discernment for being elected into the service team. As a preparation, these representatives had gone through an online workshop for leaders, conducted by Bro. Colin Calmiano for three consecutive […]
Perambur Youth Prayer Group and the Madras Service of Communion together organized a “Jesus Encounter” for the youth. The 3-day residential Life in the Spirit weekend retreat was organized for those youth who were interested in being a part of a Youth Prayer Group and wanted to be committed to Jesus. The weekend residential retreat began on Friday the 21st of October and ended on 24th October, Monday which was a national holiday. The “Jesus Encounter” […]
A Tribute to Sr. Loreto – A committed worker for the renewal in Chennai Sr. Loreto was born on 1st June, 1927 in Ireland. In 1943, when she was 16 years old, she joined the Presentation Sisters in Britain and travelled from Liverpool to India in 1943 at the age of 17. She learnt Tamil during the thirty day voyage to India. She pursued a Teachers Training Course at Church Park School, so that she […]
Churchpark School Teachers experience a Life in the Spirit Seminar. On a bright Sunny day, in a hall sat fifty five school teachers looking expectantly at the small team that stood in a circle, holding hands and praying quietly. They were curious about this small group consisting of a priest, adults and young people. The Team consisting of Fr. Paul, Babu, Rosy, Regina, Sharon. Robbie and Christie preached the Life in the Spirit Seminar to […]
The Pentecost Rally for 2022 was held on June 5 at the Good Shepherd Auditorium at Nungambakkam. The Madras Service of Communion (MSC) began the preparations for the feast of the Pentecost during the months of April and May. Teams were deployed to the parishes of the Chennai Diocese and posters and banners were put up in the church’s premises. The Parish priests were requested to make repeated announcements and the Parish prayer groups were […]