Pankali Dharshan (Remote Preparation for Marriage)
As the first step towards the preparation for a sound marriage, Vivaha Darshan helps the youth, to acquire a mature personality and to have clear and sublime views on marriage. Usually done through pamphlets, distributed in parishes.
Vivaharshan 1 (Immediate Preparation for Marriage)
Assists the young in finding out appropriate companions in life, and to cement a strong foundation for a good marriage. Accomplished in a three-day-stay-in-course at the Renewal Centre, Kaloor or Assissi Shanthi Kendra, Karukutty.
Vivaha Pariposhak (Marriage Enrichment Seminar)
A one-day class and discussion, at the parish level, for the married couple to refresh their marriage commitment.
Snehaprasadam couples weekend (Non-Residential)
Sneha Prasadam aids in resolving the shortcomings of the marriage, and helps foster warm relationship between the couple. The couples are divided into four groups according to the age of their marriage. Conducted at the parish level on the evenings of Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the couples get special training in communication skills. Scientific counselling, reconciliation services and spiritual banquet (the Holy Eucharist) are also part of the service.
Snehaprasadam couples weekend (Residential)
Helps the married couple to make their relationship warmer and heartier. Begins at 6p.m. on a Friday that precedes a second Saturday and ends on the next day, Sunday, at 4 p.m. Conducted at Jeevalaya, Chengal, this service offers scientific counselling, training in communication skills and spiritual services.
Mathru-Pithru Orukka Sahayak (Parenthood Preparation Programme)
Helps the married couples to become good parents. Pamphlets depicting responsible motherhood, fatherhood, conceiving, childbirth, child rearing and natal care are distributed at parish level.
Mathru- Pithru Pariposhak 1 (Seminar on parenting)
Helps parents to impart integral growth to the children. Classes and discussions including the practical aspects of parent- child relationship, developmental psychology, the physical, mental, spiritual and social growth and progress of children are conducted on parish level.
Mathru- Pithru Pariposhak 2 (Seminar on parenting)
Assists the parents find out good life-partner for their child and foster excellent marital relationships. It is carried out along with the Marriage Preparation Course and includes major directions for parents while choosing life-partners for their children, discussion of their potentialities in enriching their children's marriage, the reconciliation between the parents and children, etc.
Vivahotsav (Jubilarian Couples Seminar)
Here the couples who celebrate the Silver and Golden Jubilee of their wedding are felicitated. The Forane Family Apostolate team organizes this celebration.
Widow- Widower meet
Helps the persons who lost their companion midway, to lead a fruitful, meaningful life. The classes include remedial measures needed to overcome the afflictions and hardships caused by the demise of their life-partner. The service imparts spiritual awakening. It is convened either in parish or inter-parish level.
Helps the unmarried people, who are often isolated from the mainstream of society, to lead a purposeful life. Inspires them with the meaning and possibilities of single life and energizes them with spiritual services .
Family Renewal Retreat
Discourses and homilies based on the Word of God and spiritual services assist in building up good family relationships. Done in parishes on three consecutive evenings.
Through enlightening talks and awakening spiritual services vitalizes senior citizens. It is conducted half/one day in parish level.
Family Apostolate Training
The centre trains priests, sisters, married couples and the young to engage systematically and fruitfully in the ministry for families.
Family Renewal through Media
Books, Audio and Video CD are released and distributed to improve marital and parents- children relationships.
Thanks to the goodwill of many, we provide financial support to girls above the age of 25 who find it very difficult to makes both ends meet. We identify the candidates through a thorough scrutiny.
Anugraha Counselling Centre
With the help of a team of experts, husband-wife and parent-child relationships are repaired and enriched through professional counseling.
a) Renewal Centre, Kaloor : 0484-2346437, 2533077
b) Welfare Centre, Vaikom : 04829-232225, 233841, 323737
Time : 9.30am to 5 pm
Since 1992 the centre helps to find out a suitable marriage partner. We introduce to you whom you look for.
Contact: Renewal Centre, Kaloor : 0484-2346437, 2533077
Time : 9.30 am to 4 pm(Sunday holiday)
For more information : www.pankali.com