2016 Courses



SEMINARS AND COURSES IN 2016

No DATE COURSE / EVENT PARTICIPANTS
01 Jan 11 – 17
(Mon – Sun)
Lay Leaders, You are the Backbone of the Church

Training in Christian Leadership for a holistic development in the Church and society.
Laity Tamil
02 Jan 20 – 21
(Wed – Thu)
We are all Children of One God

Interfaith / Interreligious meeting in the light of ‘Laudato Si’ and the ‘Year of Mercy.’
Special Invitees
Feb 06
(Sat)
Inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Year of NBCLC

Let us begin the celebration with GRATITUDE and HOPE.
03 Feb 09 – 12
(Tue – Fri)
Global Ethical Problems and a Universal God of Mercy

While being admirers of technology and advocates of science, we need to be apostles of mercy especially with regard to the family apostolate, following the recent Synod of Bishops.
Priests (Diocesan & Religious) Involved in Pastoral Activities
04 Feb 17
(Wed)
Ash Wednesday

A prayerful journey with God of mercy and compassion.
Open to ALL
05 Feb 20 – 23
(Sat – Tue)
Families, Nurseries of Christian Faith, Hope and Love

Retreat for families based on the teachings of the Synod on Family in the Year of Mercy.
Families
06 Feb 28 – 04 Mar
(Sun – Fri)
Highways to God: (T20 PM )

Various ways and methods of prayer by which we can energize our spiritual life and produce fruits of love and service.
Open to ALL
07 Mar 07-13
(Mon – Sun)
AtmaPurnaAnubhava

Self-Realization through a retreat based on Indian Christian-Spirituality.
Open to ALL
08 Mar 17 – 19
(Thu – Sat)
We Adore You O Crucified Lord!

As a preparation for the celebration of the Holy Week, acontemplative journey in the company of the One who loved us and gave Himself up for us.
Open to ALL
09 Apr 01 – 07
(Fri – Thu)
Lay Leaders, You are the Backbone of the Church

Training in Christian Leadership for a holistic development in the Church and society.
Laity Malayalam
10 Apr 12 – 15
(Tue – Fri)
Golden Bells Chime at NBCLC

We express our thanks to God for the glorious past and hope for a vibrant future as we take a walk down the NBCLC memory lane and make plans to move ahead.
Special Invitees
11 Apr 25 – 07 May
(Mon – Sat)
Be Alive, Aware and Active to Win all for Christ

Two weeks Wake Up Course for young religious. No matter how great and holy your Founder/ Foundress was, you have to do your own growing up. Raise the bar! Yes, You Can! Prophetic dimension of religious life.
Junior Religious
12 May 02 – 08
(Mon – Sun)
Advanced Training for the Lay Leaders

Training in Christian Documents for a holistic dedication in the Church and society.
Laity Tamil
13 May 11 – 17
(Wed - Tue)
Care for our Common Home

Retreat-cum-Seminar on Eco-Spirituality.
Open to ALL
14 May 16 – 22
(Mon – Sun)
Catechizing – a Ministry and a Vocation

Build lives on the solid rock of faith by becoming partners in the catechizing mission of the Church and reform and transform human communities.
Teachers, Religious and Catechists
15 May 25 – 28
(Wed – Sat)
Pleasures and Pressures of Technology:

In a tech-savvy, pleasure seeking, upwardly progressive society, technology is definitely a God-sent boon. But we need to avoid the hidden pitfalls.
Open to ALL – Special focus on Youth
16 Jul 21 – 30
(Thu – Sat)
Tips and Tools for Inspirational Community Service and Leadership

In a society that is becoming more and more individualistic, we need to apply new parameters and paradigm shifts in community leadership.
Religious Superiors and Formators (Batch I)
17 Aug 01 – 06
(Mon – Sat)
Counseling Skills for Religious Superiors and Formators

Training in guiding those seeking help without being over protective or domineering.
Religious Superiors and Formators
18 Aug 08 – 17
(Mon – Wed)
Tips and Tools for Inspirational Community Service and Leadership

In a society that is becoming more and more individualistic, we need to apply new parameters and paradigm shifts in community leadership.
Religious Superiors and Formators (Batch II)
19 Aug 29 – 24 Sep
(Mon – Sat)
Walking with the Word

Four weeks Bible Course – Listening to and learning the written word of God, from Genesis to Revelation, to become God’s living word in the world.
Open to ALL
20 Sep 13 – 16
(Tue – Fri)
Meeting of Sui Iuris Regional /Pastoral Centre Directors

Examining, sharing and evaluating our own ministries at diocesan and regional levels. The meeting will focus on making better plan of action for the local church.
Regional Secretaries & Diocesan Pastoral Centre Directors
21 Oct 02 – 07
(Sun – Fri)
Socio-Pastoral Retreat

To make the gospel acceptable to the new-gen, ‘the Word Made Flesh’ must be made meaningful to the world. This retreat will inspire and energize the participants who are ministers and missionaries of the Word.
All Religious
22 Oct 09 – 13
(Sun – Thurs)
Lay Leaders, You are the Backbone of the Church

Training in Christian Leadership for a holistic development in the Church and society.
Laity Kannada
23 Oct 10 – 16
(Mon – Sun)
Creative Ways of Planting and Nourishing Faith

In a world that is swirling around with new modes of learning and teaching, we need to go beyond talk and chalk and find new methods of catechizing.
Open to ALL
24 Oct 20 – 28
(Wed – Sat)
Equal in Dignity, Different in Gifts

A think tank on gender justice in the Church and society to develop a theology from a feminine perspective
Open to ALL
25 Oct 25 – 01 Nov
(Tues – Tues)
Lay Leaders, You are the Backbone of the Church

Training in Christian Leadership for a holistic development in the Church and society.
Laity Marathi
26 Nov 9 – 12
(Thurs – Mon)
Lay Leaders, You are the Backbone of the Church

Training in Christian Leadership for a holistic development in the Church and society.
Laity Hindi
27 Nov 20 – 27
(Sun – Sun)
Indian Contemplative Retreat – based on Pauline spirituality and Jesus Prayer

Days of prayer and contemplation as we journey through the rich Indian and Christian spirituality and wisdom.
28 Dec 07-09
(Wed – Fri)
‘Go and Proclaim the Good News’

Seminar on the Ministry of Evangelization
Open to ALL

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