The Dornakal Diocese organized annual retreat for diocesan evangelists at Bishop Selvamony Retreat Centre Kanyakumari from 28th March to 2nd April 2016 with the blessings of the Rt. Rev. Dr. V. Prasada Rao Bishop in Dornakal Diocese. The Rev. M. Ananda Rao, Bishops chaplain coordinated the event with the assistance of Rev. L. Samuel convener of the Dornakal Diocesan Mission Board Convener attended this retreat. Rev. S. Christopher Vijayan Director, Mission and Evangelism CSI Synod was the main speaker to this program. The participants had a privilege to visit Vellalanvilai, the birth place of Bishop V.S. Azariah and Megnanapuram where he did his schooling. These missionaries were received by the IMST team under the leadership of Rev. Kingsly, the General Secretary of IMST. They also visited South Kerala Diocese their Partner Diocese and had a one day exposure at Trivandrum which was organized by the Bishop in South Kerala Diocese Rt. Rev. A. Dharmaraj Rasalam. Rev. J. Immanuel Presbyter in CSI St. Peters Church Kanyakumari and in charge of Bishop Selvamony Retreat Centre organized the event in a systematic way. This retreat enriched the evangelists to continue their missional engagements with more dedication in their diocesan mission centers.
Rev. M. Ananda Rao,
Bishops Chaplain, Dornakal Diocese