The Department of Christianity organized a profound Spiritual Orientation Programme on 9th February, 2024 the College Chapel, featuring enlightening messages from Br Mohan and Br Sajith Joseph, both renowned speakers from the Divine Retreat Centre, Kerala.
Mr. Joel J, Department of Christianity, commenced the Spiritual Orientation Programme with an engaging introduction that set the tone for the event. He captivated the gathering with an uplifting action song, creating an atmosphere of enthusiasm and unity. The rhythmic and soulful prayer served as a spirited prelude to the spiritually enriching sessions. Following the prayer,Mr. Joel led the assembly in a brief but impactful time of prayer. The prayer session provided a moment for reflection and personal connection with the divine, setting the stage for the spiritual insights that were to be shared during the programme.
Fr. Maria Xavier, the Vice-Rector, took the stage to introduce the esteemed resource persons for the day. With warmth and reverence, he provided a small but meaningful sharing about his own life testimony, offering a personal touch to the gathering. Fr. Maria Xavier’s introduction not only added a personal dimension to the event but alsoserved to connect the audience with the spiritual journey of the resource persons.
Br Mohan commenced the programme with a spiritually uplifting message cantered on the theme of divine love and compassion. Drawing inspiration from biblical teachings, he emphasized the importance of cultivating a deep and personal relationship with God. He touched upon key values, encouraging attendees to embody love, forgiveness, and humility in their daily lives. The message resonated with the audience, fostering a sense of spiritual reflection and renewal.
Following Br Mohan, Br Sajith Joseph continued the spiritual discourse with a compelling message focused on the power of prayer and faith and healing. He delved into the significance of maintaining a strong spiritual foundation, particularly during challenging times. Br Sajith highlighted the transformative nature of prayer and its ability to bring solace, healing, and a deeper connection with the divine. Attendees were inspired to integrate prayer into their daily routines as a source of strength and guidance.
The programme also featured interactive sessions where attendees had the opportunity to engage in discussions, share personal reflections, and seek guidance on matters of faith. These sessions facilitated a sense of community and allowed participants to connect with one another on their spiritual journeys.
The event concluded with a collective prayer session, creating a sacred atmosphere within the Chapel. Attendees had the chance to participate in worship, expressing gratitude, seeking blessings, and reflecting on the messages conveyed by the speakers. The combination of prayer, worship, and insightful messages left a lasting impact on those present, fostering a sense of spiritual rejuvenation.
In conclusion, the Spiritual Orientation Programme organized by the Department of Christianity proved to be a spiritually enriching experience. The messages preached by Br Mohan and Br Sajith Joseph, combined with interactive sessions and collective prayer, created a meaningful platform for attendees to deepen their spiritual understanding and commitment to Christian principles. The event’s success underscores the importance of such initiatives in fostering a vibrant and connected Christian community within the academic setting.