Annual Retreat of the Diocesan Priests

Date Published: 22 Oct, 2014

Annual Retreat of the Diocesan Priests

 

 

Bangladesh Diocesan Priests’ Fraternity (BDPF) organized annual retreat for the diocesan priests in Pastoral Centre, Rajshahi in two groups. The theme of the retreat was “Following the Holy Spirit to be of Christ within our local Church in a Missionary Attitude”. Fr. Giuseppe Magrin, President of Apostolic Union of Clergy was the retreat preacher. The number of deacons, priests and Bishops were 79 in the first (October 6 – 10) and 85 in the second (October 13 – 17) retreat. The over all atmosphere of the pastoral centre was very conducive for retreat. Fr. Magrin who holds doctorate both in Psychology and Theology and visited more than 100 countries conducting seminars, workshops and retreats shared his wide experiences of the missionary countries. His daily conferences were on the Church, how the Church is missionary, Communion in the Missionary activities, Local Church and Universal Church, the Holy Eucharist, Sin and Repentance. Fr. Kamol A. Corraya, Fr. Mintu L. Palma and Fr. Jyoti F. Costa, President, Vice President and Secretary were among the organizers.