Hindi Course for the Missionaries in North India and Key Board for Beginners

The course began on June 6, 2018 at 6.30 p.m. with the inaugural session in the Milan Hall. Later the participants were divided into two groups based on their knowledge of Hindi language: A-Advanced Group and B-Beginners of Basic Hindi Group. Advanced group was guided and taught by Mr
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SUMMER COURSE OF MUSIC AND DANCE May 10- June 10, 2018

The summer course of Music, namely, the Harmonium Course and Tabla Course began on May 10, 2018 and ended on June 03, 2018. The Resource Persons for Tabla were Mr. Rakesh Edwin and Ms. Lakshmi whereas the Resource Persons for Harmonium were Mr. B. Tiwari, Rev. Fr. Rojan, Sr. Laetitia
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Seminar on Small Christian Community: 08-09 May, 2018

Priests, Religious Sisters and laity from the diocese of Varanasi gathered to review and to reflect on the SMALL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES in Nav Sadhana Regional Pastoral Centre, Varanasi from May 07 to 10, 2017. Resource persons were: Fr. Peter Immanuel, Mr. Immanuel Johnson and Most Re
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April 18-20, 2018: Training Programme for School Catechism

A Seminar on Creative ways of communicating & deepening of faith was conducted from 18-20 April 2018. On the first day during the first session, Fr. Gilbert Choondal, SDB, raised the question ‘What is Catechesis” and asked the 83 participants to share their understanding of catech
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The Regional Proclamation Meeting: April 13-14, 2018

The Regional Proclamation Meeting was conducted on the 13th and 14th of April 2018 at  Nav Sadhana, the Regional Pastoral Centre. The Assembly commenced with a meaningful prayer service led by Rev. Fr. Leo Sequeira followed by the lighting of the lamp by  His Excellency Raphy Manjali,
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IN-SERVICE TRAINING FOR TEACHERS: 5-8 April 2018

Four days of In-Service programme for the teachers of the Diocese of Varanasi was conducted at Nav Sadhna, the Regional Pastoral Centre from 5th April to 8th April 2018. In these four days every teacher from the English Medium School got an opportunity to attend a full day Programme t
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Meeting of Formators’ and formees March 24, 2018

On 24th March 2018 the formators and formees of different religious Congregation gathered at Nav Sadhana Regional Pastoral centre for the sharing “On lived experience of mission”.  The day’s session began with a short prayer service. The resource persons for the day were Most Rev. Bis
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EASTER PREPARATION FOR THE CLERGY OF VARANASI DIOCESE March 22-23, 2018

The priests of Varanasi Diocese gathered at Nav Sadhana for the Recollection Talk in view of the preparation for Chrism Mass and Meaningful Easter Celebration. The talk began at 9.30 a.m. in the main chapel and the preacher was Most Rev. Eugene Joseph, Bishop of Varanasi. He spoke on
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State Convention of Prison Ministry: February 27-28

A two-day seminar and State gathering of Uttar Pradesh was held at Nav Sadhana Regional Pastoral Centre, Varanasi on 27th and 28th February 2018. Fr. Kasper of Varanasi Diocese, the Coordinator welcomed the participants. The day began with a short prayer by Fr. Kasper.  Most Rev. Euge
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FORMATION OF FORMATORS IN NORTH INDIA: February 21-24, 2018

Nav Sadhana conducted a Refresher Course for Formators working in North India from Feb. 21 to 24, 2018. The Resource Person was Rev. Fr. Joe Mannath, an experienced person in formation and well versed in effective communication.  He was the seminary formator/professor for twenty one y
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