Fr. Jose Cristo Rey Garcia Paredes, a well-known Claretian Theologian and an expert on Religious Life and the chief author of many of the Claretians documents was in Sri Lanka from 20th of September to 10th October. At the invitation of the delegation, he helped all the members to study the XXV general chapter document ‘the witnesses and messengers of the joy of the Gospel’ and to inspire the members with some of the new thoughts on Religious Life. This programme was held from29th and 30th of September, 2016 at Claret Nivas, Kandy. It was attended by most of the priests of the delegation and students of Claret Nivas and the Novitiate. At this workshop, Fr. Cristo Rey made all participants understand all the thoughts and insights counted in the XXV General Chapter document.