A retreat for the house staff was conducted from 3-6 September at Auxilium, New Chumta. 12 of them from different communities of North Bengal participated in the retreat. The animators were Sr. Mary Ekka from Auxilium, New Chumta and Sr. Cecilia Tamba from Nirmala Niketan, Jaigaon.
The retreat commenced with Adoration in the evening. During the good night Sr. Theresa Vettuvazhiyil welcomed the retreatants and spoke to them about the importance of the retreat.
Sr. Mary Ekka touched on the topics “God and me; Life of the saints; Life of the Church; role of Mary in our life, Life here on earth and hereafter in heaven”. Sr. Cecilia Tamba spoke on Sacraments via video clips. The retreatants experienced freedom, light, peace, joy and God’s presence within. On 6th morning with the Eucharistic celebration the retreat was concluded. The retreatants expressed their gratitude to the organizers and animators for providing wonderful opportunity to be with God.