Sebastian Church, in its Centenary Jubilee program
organised a four day Charismatic Convention on Church grounds from Thursday,
November 30th to Sunday, December 3rd. This Charismatic
retreat was preached by Rev. Anthony Payyapalli V.C, who uplifted the spirit by
his powerful preaching of the word of God.
During this retreat special prayers were held for the youth and children, sick and the old, couples and consecrated people. Confessions and healing sessions were held in the Church. This retreat witnessed around 3000 faithful from the parish and nearby places. Bro. Vincent provided music and led the praise and worship along with Bro. Elias. Mrs. Annamma translated the preaching into kannada language. Very Rev. Fr J. B.Saldanha Parish Priest, Fr Stany Pinto and Fr Lizel D’Souza Assistant parish priests, Fr. Felix Noronha, Chaplain at Nirmala convent assisted during this retreat.