Application Details


All programmes begin on the evening of the first day (arrival before 6 p.m.). Departure will be at any time on the following day of the end of the course. Extended stay will be charged at Rs.400/- per day with prior information. No late arrivals and no early departures permitted.

Every programme is envisaged as an integral mix of lectures, discussions, sharing of experiences, audio-visual screenings, personal study, prayer, reflection, and liturgical celebrations. The medium of communication is English.

All courses are residential. Participants are expected to attend the entire programme for the full duration and all sessions. In addition to the services of the permanent staff, the Institute is also well connected to draw on the expertise of many scholars from India and abroad.


Registration fee (Rs.200/-) is paid when the application form is sent (non-refundable). The board & lodging and tuition fees are to be paid by D.D. in favour of Ishvani Kendra or by Direct Bank transfer before the course begins. Tuition fee is not refundable in case of cancellation.


Bed linen, blankets, mosquito net, Prayer of the Church, and a copy of the Bible (bring warm clothes during November-January).


Ishvani Kendra offers scholarships to lay persons. It may be granted, after due consideration, to those who apply for it with a letter of recommendation from Parish Priest/Bishop and attend the programme for the entire duration.

Our infrastructure facilities are made available  for seminars and especially  retreats,  during the time the Institute has no programme of its own. Professional sound recording facilities are available at our Communications Department

Application form can be downloaded or uploaded directly to the website!