History

Kerala state is called God's Own Country. People living in God's Own Country will be God's Own People. Jerusalem is God's Zone in Kerala. Millions of pilgrims come to Jerusalem pray for a few hours and return to their destination.So God's Zone in Gods's own Country. We are one of the largest Catholic retreat centres in the world. Over 10 million pilgrims from all over the world have attended retreats here since 1995. It is truly an achievement only possible through the grace of God! Jerusalem Retreat Centre which started out as a preaching ministry has now evolved into a Home of Love in the providence of God. May God's grace be with you! Fr. Davis Pattath CMI.


Jerusalem prayer group started prayer meeting on Dec/26 th 1994 in a rented house called Maria Villa at Thalore, with a small group of seven member .Common weekly prayer for the faithful public was started on Friday. Friday prayer became an anointed payer meeting and attracted thousands of believes from all parts of India .With the permission of the CMI Devamatha Provincials Rev.(late) Fr. Eustace Thottan CMI. Fr. Davis Pattath CMI started the Jerusalem prayer fellowship. The Devamatha Province of CMI congregation together with the paternal blessing and encouragement of late Rev. Mar Joseph Kundukulam ,Aarch Bishop Of Thrissur laid the foundation stone for Jerusalem retreat centre on 8 th sept. 1995 at Thalore .The Jerusalem prayer fraternity over the past twelve year has grown into a sea of humanity relief, solace of Spiritual purification and sanctification in the presence of Eucharistic Llord Jesus


Eucharistic service

Prayer, Preaching Crusades, Conventions, fasting Prayer are led by the Holy Spirit. The universal gospel message "Protection through Holy Cross and victory through Holy Cross" mingled with varied holistic service such as Intercessory prayer ,Preaching the word of God , Confession ,Spiritual counseling, Blessed sacraments ,Holy Mass, Rosary, Candle light prayer processions, Night Vigil Prayer. Fasting prayer Praise and Worship are the major service. Jerusalem retreat centre functions as a great source of divine power for the humanity for spiritual purification healing and sanctification, benefited by million of believers-fulfilling the dream and vision of its founder director Re.Fr. Davis Pattath CMI .The centre continues its spiritual service with the able guidance and blessing of Mar Andrews Thazath The present Arch Bishop of Thrissur Arch Diocese.