On November 3, 2017, Fr. Kallarasan Gandhi, SDB was invited to conduct an advent recollection at Matsudo church by MCCIC. It was a a sunny and beautiful day.

The recollection proper started around 10:40 am. Fr. Gandhi talked about love, peace and joy. There were about 23 participants who came from different churches like Narashino, Toyoshiki, Koiwa, Ichikawa and mostly from Matsudo.

The talks were divided into three; Love, Joy and Peace. The participants were also given time for sharing to give them time to reflect on the topic based on their daily life on questions like “ How do we experience Jesus in our life?/ How do I radiate or give Jesus to others?” to mention a few.

He also gave emphasis on the importance of confession and forgiveness and that forgiveness is a must everyday.



Lunch time!!




Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and adoration was officiated by their very own Parish Priest, Fr. Philip Bonifacio, SSC while Fr. Gandhi was hearing some confessions.


The recollection was finally concluded with a Holy mass at 4pm. 



The participants went home feeling fresh with love, joy and peace in their hearts.Bracelet rosaries were also given to the participants as a token and appreciation for joining the said recollection.