Divine Retreat Centre - United Kingdom
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor" (Lk 4:18)

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Welcome to the official website of the Divine Retreat Centre, UK
This website is our effort to keep in touch with our beloved retreatants and anyone in need of the Lord’s comforting touch. As you glance through the pages of our site, we hope that it is not only informative but also provides a spiritual experience for you. Let it always be etched into your hearts that Divine remembers and prays for you and your family every day.

May God’s grace be with you.
Fr George Panackal VC (Director)
Fr Joseph Edattu VC (Assistant Director)

  • English retreats are held every Second Weekend of the month from Friday 08:30 am to Sunday 04:30 pm. Come and experience the Lord and grow in Him.
  • Divine Retreat Centre invites you for One day Bible convention in English every First Saturday of the month 08:30 am to 04:30 pm. All are welcome to attend.
  • The retreats are led by Vincentian priests and supported by powerfully anointed laity of God. Come and experience the Lord and grow in Him.
  • The retreats are led by Vincentian priests and supported by powerfully anointed laity of God. Come and experience the Lord and grow in Him.

The Word of God: Foundation of Faith

"In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was with God and the Word was God; All things were made through him and without him nothing came to be." (John 1:1-3) The human intellect has the capacity to absorb the knowledge of the world. But spiritual faith is beyond human ...

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Jesus stills our storms

Jesus had been ministering to great crowds. Everything was going smoothly until Jesus called aside His disciples and instructed them to get the boat ready to go to the other side of the sea. The Lord left the crowds after a long day of ministry and and joined the disciples; ...

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Power of Fasting

Prayer becomes powerful when it is accompanied by fasting. Jesus did it very often. Before beginning His public ministry, the Lord fasted for forty days. Being God, if Jesus found time to fast and for that long, this clearly shows us the importance of fasting. Why should we fast and pray? 1) ...

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Daily Word of God
The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Job 33:4

Prayer Intention
Today, we pray for Christian Unity: That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.
...Our Father...
...Hail Mary...
...Glory be...

Upcoming Retreats


HESED Youth Retreat - April 2018

The retreat commences on Monday at 9.00am and finishes on Thursday at around 4.00pm. You are most welcome to come on Sunday evening rather than Monday morning to suit your convenience.  When you come please remember to carry the following items: ·         Ben linen (Pillow covers and Duvet covers) ·         Towel and Toiletries ·         Bible, Rosary and Notebook

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Tamil Retreat - March 2018

The retreat commences on Friday at 8:30am and finishes on Sunday at around 4:30pm. You are most welcome to come on Thursday evening rather than Friday morning to suit your convenience.  The three days focus on different aspects: the first day is about God’s Love and forgiveness; the second, on inner ...

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