Annual Retreat of the Claretian Priests took place from September 11th (Sunday 06.00 PM) to September 16th (Friday Lunch) at Claret Nivas, Gurudeniya. Fr. Xavier Manavath, CMF from the Province of Bangalore was the retreat preacher. Fr. Xavier Manavath was the Provincial of Bangalore Province from 2003 – 2010 and present Director of SANYASA Institute of Consecrated Life at Bangalore, India. All priests except Fr. M. K. S. Francis participated in the retreat.