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Catechetical course

The Catechetical course was held at NBCLC from 20 th May to 27 th May, 2022. The inaugural session stated with a prayer service and the lighting of the lamp...

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  • May
  • 27
  • 2022
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REPORT OF THE TAMIL SEMINAR ON LAY LEADERSHIP

The seminar on Lay Leadership in Tamil was conducted by NBCLC, Bangalore between 16th and 20th May, 2022. In all there were 41..

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  • May
  • 20
  • 2022
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Report of the webinar on Inter-religious dialogue

A webinar was conducted on Thursday, 19th May, 2022, between 6 and 7 pm; and it was live streamed on NBCLC-India Youtube Channel..

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  • May
  • 19
  • 2022
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2 Week Junior Course

A two-week long renewal programme for the benefit of Junior Sisters was conducted at NBCLC from 1st to 13th May, 2022..

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  • May
  • 13
  • 2022
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SEMINAR ON MID-LIFE 04 - 08 APRIL 2022.

The National Biblical Catechetical & Liturgical Centre (NBCLC), Bangalore, organised..

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  • Apr
  • 08
  • 2022
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Seminar on Inter-Religious Dialogue Today, 5-6 March 2022

On 5th and 6th March 2022, NBCLC (National Biblical ..

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  • Mar
  • 05
  • 2022
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ASH WEDNESDAY - 2022

NBCLC (National Biblical, Catechetical & Liturgical Centre) organised in view of Ash Wednesday on 2nd March 2022, a day of fasting and prayer, under the title ..

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  • Mar
  • 02
  • 2022
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CENTRE DAY

The Centre’s Day was a joyous day at NBCLC, as the Director Fr. A. John Baptist, the staff of NBCLC and their families joined together ..

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  • Feb
  • 06
  • 2022
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INTER- CONGREGATIONAL NOVITIATE PROGRAM 03 to 05 JANUARY 2022

NBCLC (National Biblical Catechetical & Liturgical Centre), Bengaluru, had begun the New Year 2022 with the program at our Centre..

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  • Jan
  • 05
  • 2022
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Memorial Mass for Late Fr. Jacob Theckanath

Fr. Jacob Theckanath who served as the third Director of NBCLC between 1991-2001, left for his heavenly abode on 28th November 2021. As a mark of respect the Director and staff..

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  • Dec
  • 18
  • 2021
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REPORT OF THE WEBINAR ON CONSTITUTIONAL VALUES

NBCLC (National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, Bangalore) organized a webinar on Constitutional Values on 20 th November, 2021, Saturday, from 5. 30 pm to 7.30 pm....

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  • Nov
  • 20
  • 2021
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Mission Retreat

Despite the Pandemic ..... isolation .....disrupted schedules ..... and forced adaptation of new Protocols, a group of priests, nuns, brother and a lay missionary totally 20...

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  • Oct
  • 3
  • 2021
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FOUR WEEK BIBLE COURSE

NBCLC, Bangalore conducted a "Four Week Course on the Bible" at their campus in Bangalore, from 30th August to 25th September 2021.The objective of the course was to go deeper into the ‘word of God’...

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  • Sep
  • 25
  • 2021
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INDEPENDENCE DAY AT NBCLC ON 15TH AUGUST, 2021

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  • Aug
  • 15
  • 2021
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PLANTATION DAY OBSERVED AT NBCLC ON 18.08.2021.

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  • Aug
  • 18
  • 2021
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Seminar for Religious Superiors and Formators 28th July to 04th August 2021.

NBCLC was privileged to conduct the seminar for Religious Superiors and Formators from 28th July to 04th August 2021...

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  • Aug
  • 04
  • 2021
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WEBINAR ON ANTIQUUM MINISTERIUM (Instituting the Ministry of Catechist) and its applicability to India.

NBCLC (National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, Bengaluru) which is at the service and the renewal of the Indian Church

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  • Jul
  • 16
  • 2021
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WEBINAR ON PATRIS CORDE (WITH A FATHER’S HEART) - St. Joseph for India.

A webinar on "Patris Corde (with a Father’s Heart)–St. Joseph for India" was held on 01st May 2021, Saturday, between 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

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  • May
  • 01
  • 2021
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St Joseph the Guardian of the Redeemer - St. Joseph You helped Jesus to become Man

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Jesus prepares His own Cross and His father Joseph admiringly looks at his son

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St. Joseph - you protected your son.

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St. Joseph - you prepared Jesus to be a self-reliant worker.

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You prepared Jesus to be a self-reliant worker

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You held him by the hand and helped Him became man.

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St Joseph you loved joyfully your family Mary and Baby Jesus.

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From the wooden plank, it is clear that father and son are preparing a Cross

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St. Joseph prepared Jesus to be a self-reliant worker and Mary a silent witness

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St. Joseph prepared Jesus to be a self-reliant worker and Mary a silent witness

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St Joseph helps Jesus to prepare His Cross, though He does not understand it. It is a mystery for Him

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Mary teaches her Son to be familiar with the Word of God and St. Joseph attentively looks at both.

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Joseph and Mary are deeply concerned about the missing Jesus.

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Growing Jesus with helps His mother to carry water.

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BUILDING BETTER FAMILIES FOR RELIGIOUS

On 7th March 2021 NBCLC had organised a Programme for the Priest and Religious for 4 days on the Topic "Building Better Families". The day with the official inaugural function which was hosted by Fr. Arul Raj Sampath...

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  • Mar
  • 17
  • 2021
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WEBINAR ON FRATELLI TUTTI – AN INDIAN RESPONSE

A webinar on Fratelli Tutti - An Indian Response was held on 10 th February 2021, Wednesday, between 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm. It was organised by the National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre (NBCLC), Bengaluru....

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  • Feb
  • 10
  • 2021
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ASH WEDNESDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2021

NBCLC (National Biblical, Catechetical & Liturgical Centre) organised a day of fasting and prayer for those who want to begin Lent at NBCLC on 17th February 2021. The Group was led with a prayer and message by Fr. Vinoo Fabian...

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  • Feb
  • 17
  • 2021
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Tamil Seminar for Laity, at Trichy (Laity Centre)

NBCLC (National Biblical Catechetical & Liturgical Centre) Bengaluru in collaboration with Laity Commission of Tamilnadu Region and Youth Commission of the same region organised...

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  • Jan
  • 26
  • 2021
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Ecumenical Meeting: 25 th of January 2021.

NBCLC in collaboration with Karnataka Regional Commission for Ecumenism; All Karnataka United Christian Forum for Human Rights (AKUCHFHR); Bangalore Archdiocesan Commission for Ecumenism...

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  • Jan
  • 25
  • 2021

Word and Worship

The Editorial Board meeting was held on 9th January 2021. The Zoom meeting was from 04.30 pm to 05.30 pm. The members present were Fr. A. John Baptist Chief Editor; Fr. J.Arulraj Sampath Associate Editor; Fr. Assisi Saldanha C.Ss.R; Sr. Prema CSST and Dr. Pushparajan (Members)...

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  • Jan
  • 9
  • 2021
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CHRISTMAS EVENT

Christmas event was celebrated with great joy at NBCLC.A meaningful Eucharist was celebrated at 11.30 am on 23.12.2020.After the Eucharist, the group photo was taken....

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  • Dec
  • 25
  • 2020
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WELCOME TO Fr. Dr. A. JOHN BAPTIST

On the same day, 17 th December 2020, Staff of NBCLC thanked God for giving the new Director. All the staff members welcomed Rev. Fr. Dr. A. John Baptist. Presently he serves as Executive Secretary to the CCBI Commission for Bible...

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  • Dec
  • 17
  • 2020
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Farewell to Fr. Sagaya John

On the 17 th December 2020, New Director and the Staff of NBCLC, gathered to bid farewell to Fr. Sagaya John.Fr. Sagaya John was to leave NBCLC to return to his own Diocese Palayamkottai...

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  • Dec
  • 17
  • 2020
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Most Rev. Thomas Dabre

Thanks to Most Rev. Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune who headed the NBCLC for the past eight years as Chairman. We always remember his valuable contribution...

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  • Dec
  • 17
  • 2020
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Ash Wednesday 2020

26th of February was a deeply experiential day. 127 participants of the programme were invited to enter into the spirit of Lent, and to journey with the Lord in his passion. It was a day of fast and Prayer...

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  • Feb
  • 26
  • 2020
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MARIAN SEMINAR AT NBCLC FEBRUARY 19-21, 2020

Marian Seminar was organised from 19th to 21st of February. 1 priest; 4 sisters and 10 Novices participated in the programme. Thanks to Fr. Sagaya John, the Director of NBCLC who helped us to attend this seminar...

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  • Feb
  • 19
  • 2020
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RELIGIOUS & FAMILY APOSTOLATE

"Building better families" Realizing the importance of this grace filled mission for the families we were happy to welcome 1 priest, 23 sisters from different congregation for this special training programme for the religious......

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  • Feb
  • 20
  • 2020
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NBCLC Day 2020

The 5th February 2020 was a memorable day at NBCLC, as the Director, the staff of NBCLC joined together to thank the Lord for his blessing on NBCLC during the past 53 years. It was a happy occasion to come together and recall the vibrant activities of the Centre...

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  • Feb
  • 05
  • 2020
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Tamil Seminar from 11th to 17th January 2020

Training of Lay Leaders in the Church has been an important aspect of the mission of NBCLC from its very inception. Twenty five participants were present for the lay leadership ...

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  • Jan
  • 17
  • 2020
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Inter - Novitiate Meet

From 2nd to 4th of January. NBCLC organised the Inter- Novitiate Meet for Novices. NBCLC campus throbbed with vitality and enthusiasm as 80 young novices belonging to different congregation gathered together...

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  • Jan
  • 02
  • 2020
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Indian Contemplative Retreat from 17th to 24th November 2019

We have started our Indian Contemplative Retreat at N.B.C.L.C. Bangalore from 17th to 24th Nov 2019. About 25 participants were profited from this retreat from all over India and abroad too...

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  • Nov
  • 17
  • 2019
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Lay Leadership Seminar in Marathi ( 31st Oct to 8th Nov 2019)

There were 38 participants including the resource persons, Fr.Anil was the programme organizer along with other colleagues. The theme of the programme was to become the “Christian Leaders for His people”...

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  • Oct
  • 08
  • 2019
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Mission Retreat from 5th Oct to 10th Oct 2019

We have started our Mission retreat at N.B.C.L.C. Bangalore from 5th Oct to 10th Oct 2019. About 3 priests and 38 sisters from 2 different congregations participated in the retreat. We were warmly...

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  • Oct
  • 10
  • 2019
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RESEARCH SEMINAR ON BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION IN INDIA

Research seminar on Biblical Interpretation in India was the fruit of the coming together of four institutions, CCBI Commission for Bible, NBCLC, CBAI and TPI, involved in the task of Biblical interpretation in India...

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  • Sep
  • 27
  • 2019
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WALKING WITH THE WORD

On 2nd September, 58 participants from different parts of the country arrived in NBCLC. After two weeks we were happy to welcome three more sisters from Uganda...

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  • Sep
  • 02
  • 2019
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Retreat-Cum Seminar on Eco-Spirituality

The programme was guided by Fr. Rappai Poothokaren SJ. He led the participants to open their hearts and minds to the nature enlightened and inspired...

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  • Aug
  • 09
  • 2019
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Counselling Skills

We have started our counselling course for Religions at N.B.C.L.C. Bangalore from 22.07.2019 to 29.07.2019. About 31 women religious and 5 priests came from...

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  • Jul
  • 22
  • 2019
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Seminar for Religious Superiors & Formators (Batch 1 & Batch II)

On 13th July and 31st July we were warmly welcomed by our director Rev.Fr.Sagaya John and his team. It was a great joy for all of us to attend the course...

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  • Jul
  • 13
  • 2019
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21st Colloquium Of Bishops & Theologians In India

The 21st Colloquium of the Bishops and Theologians in India held at the NBCLC, Bangalore, from July 4-5, 2019, focused on the theme: "The Gift of Priestly...

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  • Jul
  • 04
  • 2019