Honnavar, Oct 6: Divine Mercy Retreat Centre, Stella Maris, Matadakeri, Honnavar organised two days mega charismatic Convention of Yesusparsha team led by Fr Franklin D'Souza.
On October 4, the programme began with Rosary and divine mercy prayer. Retreat Centre Director Fr Joseph D'Souza OCD welcomed the Yesusparsha team. Then Fr Franklin D'Souza and Bro William D'Souza led Praise and Worship. Bro T K George led a session on 'God's mercy and healing'. Prolife Manjula Joy shared her testimony with the Word of God.
Lunch was served for all. After the lunch break Fr Joseph D'Souza led the testimonies of the faithful. He led the Praise and Worship together with Bro William D'Souza. Fr Franklin D'Souza spoke on 'Jesus the Healer' he based his preaching on John 5:1-14. Then Fr Franklin D'Souza and Bro T K George led the healing adoration.
Fr Wilson Noronha, parish priest of Hadinbal celebrated the Holy Eucharist and preached a homily on 'making Jesus as the centre of our lives and witnessing him through our lives'.
Around 2000 faithful witnessed the mighty anointing of the Lord Jesus through the retreat.
Second and final days Retreat began with Rosary and divine mercy rosary. Fr Franklin D'Souza and Bro William D'Souza led Praise and Worship. Then Fr Franklin D'Souza spoke on 'Forgiveness brings healing'.
Bro T K George led a session on 'Biblical promises and blessings'. Prolife Manjula Joy spoke on 'importance of life'.
After the lunch break Fr Franklin D'Souza, Bro T K George and Bro William D'Souza led the Praise and Worship. Fr Franklin D'Souza together with Bro T K George and Bro William D'Souza led the Inner healing adoration and anointing of the Holy Spirit.
Fr Franklin D'Souza together with Fr Suresh Lawrence Saldanha OCD and Fr Joseph D'Souza OCD celebrated the Holy Eucharist and thanked God for His healing and anointing upon the faithful gathered.
Superior of the Stella Maris and Parish Priest Matadakeri Fr Suresh Lawrence thanked the retreat team. Fr Joseph D'Souza shared information about Prayer services of Stella Maris Convent.
Retreat concluded at 4:30pm. 3000 faithful witnessed the mighty Anointing of the Lord Jesus through the retreat.