Mulki: 1st Anniversary Celebration of Divine SMS
Posted On: 20/02/2011 07:15 GMT
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By Fr.Anil Kiran Fernandes SVD

Mulki: Divine Call Centre-Mulki had ventured into an innovative way to reach out to the faithful in spreading the WORD OF GOD by providing Bible Quotes on DIFFERENT THEMES through SMS on cell phones to more than thousands of people DAILY & has successfully completed 1 year.

“DCC - Bible SMS Ministry” was launched at Divine Call Centre, Mulki after the Holy Eucharistic Celebration by Rev. Fr. Anto Kannampuzha of Potta Team on Feb 20th 2010 during the Lenten Kannada Retreat. He had inaugurated the “DIVINE SMS” project by sending the first SMS to His Grace Arch Bishop Leo Cornelio SVD, the Chairman, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) - Commission for Youth who is also the Co-Chairman of CBCI Commission for Social Communications.

Divine Call Centre celebrated the 1st Anniversary of Divine SMS Ministry joyfully with hundreds of people in prayers at DCC Mulki today on Saturday 19th Feb 2011. A Festive Mass was celebrated for the intentions of all who are forwarding Bible SMS & for all the faithful gathered.

Rev Fr Cyril DSouza SVD was the main celebrant and Rev Fr Cyprian Lewis SVD, Rev Fr Abraham DSouza SVD, Rev Fr Anil Kiran Fernandes SVD, Rev Fr Arun SVD along with Rev Fr Francis Fernandes SVD – Rector of St. Peter’s Apostolic School, Kirem concelebrated this Holy Eucharistic Mass.

After the Festive Mass, Rev Fr Cyprian Lewis SVD, the Director of DCC Mulki along with other Priests thanked everyone & prayed for Special Blessings on all those who are associated in this Divine Venture .

Speaking on the occasion Fr Cyprian Lewis said that every day in the early morning before sending sms, DCC Team prays for everyone receiving the Bible verse on their mobiles. He thanked everyone for following the centre's appeal to meditate on the verse and pray for the person before forwarding it and exclaimed that Today Bible SMS is reaching out to more than 60,000 people throughout the country everyday and miracles are happening as multitudes are praying for each other.

He shared some nice moments & said many of them have been sending prayer requests via SMS & entire DCC Team loves praying for all the intentions. He further said that many have been calling and informing about the great things happening in their lives because of prayers, he said that many prayers are heard & it is good to pray for others. He appealed to everyone to continue praying & extend their full support in this Divine SMS Ministry.

He informed that Divine Call Centre is intending to start "DIVINE MESSENGERS DAY" - a day for all people involved in Bible SMS Ministry. He also added that Centre is looking for 20 volunteers from each parish to join & help in forwarding the Bible SMS. He invited everyone to join this Ministry by registering their names & details personally at the Centre's office and suggested to make a habit of reading the Holy Bible daily to be blessed by the Word of God to lead a good Christian life.

He thanked all the priests for this wonderful Festive Mass and also thanked all the faithful gathered.

Rev Fr. Sylvester Rego SVD was present on the occasion.


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