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An occasion to revisit one’s past, rejuvenate one’s present and reorient one’s future as a Religious by reflecting and assimilating these aspects of Religious Life: Mid-Life Transition, Journey through Silver years, Spirituality – A faith journey, Discernment in Daily Life, Psycho-Sexual & Spiritual Integration, Intensive Journal ending with an 8-days Retreat. 

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 20,000; (Arrival on October 02 by 5 pm; Departure on October 30 by 1 pm)

Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Monday, 30 October 2023
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MINI–SABBATICAL PROGRAMME (Participants – 45 years & above)

A Kairos time to revisit one’s past with gratitude, rejuvenate one’s present with various insights from Spirituality, Psychology and Human resources so as to reorient one’s future with hope. There will be time for pilgrimage, cultural tour, in-depth sharing, personal accompaniment and integration process.  The schedule will be so arranged that the participants will have plenty of leisure time to rest, relax, refresh themselves, read, reflect, recreate and relate to others in the group.

Topics: Understanding Midlife Transition, Midlife Spirituality, Healthy transition from one apostolate to another, Healthy living and wellbeing, Aging and emotional health, Discernment, Integral Development, Psycho-spiritual Growth, Religious life and Priesthood, Christian Leadership, The programme ends with an eight days guided retreat.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 40,000; (Arrival on November 02 by 5 pm; Departure on December 17 by 1 pm)

Friday, 3 November 2023
Sunday, 17 December 2023
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TWO MONTHS COURSE IN PREPARATION FOR FINAL PROFESSION (With weekend integration and personal accompaniment)

Topics: Religious Life, Covenant Spirituality, Psycho-Sexual & Spiritual Integration, Healing the Inner Child, Discernment in Daily Life, Basic skills of Counselling & Spiritual Direction, Spirituality of Social Justice, Creative & Critical use of Mass Media, Legal Knowledge and Life Skills. The course ends with an Inward Journey retreat. During the course the group will have group processing and personal integration.

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 34,000; (Arrival on January 03 by 5 pm; Departure on March 09 by 1 pm)

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Thursday, 4 January 2024
Saturday, 9 March 2024
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Step by step process and skills in Counselling & Spiritual Direction, Frequent issues that occur in Counselling and spiritual direction, Similarities and differences between Counselling and Spiritual direction, Transference and Counter transference, Resistance, Vocation animation and Discernment, Growth in Prayer, Basic techniques and therapies to deal with self-esteem, anger, fear, guilt, grief and loss.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 8,000; (Arrival on January 10 by 5 pm; Departure on January 20 by 1 pm)

Thursday, 11 January 2024
Saturday, 20 January 2024
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The context and challenges of our formation today in a digital culture.Visualizing new pedagogies for Religious Formation. Vocation animation and Discernment, Growth in prayer, stages, methods, blocks. Formation by building upon the formees’ strengths, by encouragement, Formation to affective maturity, to grow in Self-esteem, self-respect and self-confidence. Dealing with inferiority complex, fear, anger, anxiety, worry, grief, guilt, scruples, self-esteem, motivation. Process of Religious Formation and discernment.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 8,000; (Arrival on March 13 by 5 pm; Departure on March 23 by 1 pm)

Thursday, 14 March 2024
Saturday, 23 March 2024
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COURSE ON RETREAT DIRECTION (For those who are in or will go into retreat ministry)

This course facilitates the growth in the art of Retreat Direction. It will elaborately deal with Faith Journey, Spirituality, Introduction to and Dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises, Discernment of Spirits, Counselling, Spiritual Direction, Skills Training, 8 – day Ignatian Retreat, Supervised Retreat Direction, Preparation and Presentation of Retreat themes.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 22,500; (Arrival on April 03 by 5 pm; Departure on May 05 by 1 pm)

Thursday, 4 April 2024
Sunday, 5 May 2024
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Competency Mapping, Confidence and Self-Esteem, Dealing with disappointment and criticism. Developing spiritual, emotional, and physical intelligence. Dealing with the questions of intimacy, loneliness, celibacy. Helping formees to achieve emotional balance. Receiving and giving feedback, coping with conflict situation and stress. NLP approach to building self-concept - based on Steve Andrea’ self-concept model. NLP for PTSD/trauma.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 8,000; (Arrival on April 10 by 5 pm; Departure on April 20 by 1 pm)

Thursday, 11 April 2024
Saturday, 20 April 2024
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RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP – Superiors and Animators (Batch 2)

Topics: Discerning Leadership - Knowing Self: Self Awareness and Inner freedom, Vocation of a Leader, Challenges & opportunities, Role & Characteristics of a Religious Leader, Discernment in personal and collective decision–making processes, Religious Governance: Building mission driven communities, Effective communication styles, Conflict and stress management, Our Way of proceeding in community meetings and decision making bodies, Planning a roadmap for one’s Leadership. Coping with stress and Burn-out. Collaboration at different levels with people of goodwill. Coping with crisis.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 8,000; (Arrival on May 08 by 5 pm; Departure on May 18 by 1 pm)

Thursday, 9 May 2024
Saturday, 18 May 2024
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This course is designed to help the youth animators, spiritual-pastoral caregivers, and campus ministers to learn the stages of youth development, understand the worldview of today’s youth which is predominantly influenced by digital culture and equip themselves with the required skills to accompany the youth in organized and unorganized sectors. The participants of this course will be introduced to various youth animation and counselling skills to cater to the holistic wellness of the youth and build sustainable youth ministry teams.

Prerana Team

Total fee (Stipend+ Board+ Lodging): Rs 5,000; (Arrival on May 20 by 5 pm; Departure on May 26 by 1 pm)

Tuesday, 21 May 2024
Sunday, 26 May 2024
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