Following the path shown by Jesus Christ, who came to the world to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of God, the Church today continues with it’s primary ministry of Evangelization. Mount Nebo Eparchial Retreat Centre, situated at the scenic mountains of Vagamon, is one of the major ministries undertaken by the Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Palai, under the banner of its Evangelizsation Department.
The mission was officially inaugurated by H.E. Mar Joseph Kallarangatt, Bishop of Palai, in the esteemed presence of Mar Jacob Murickan, Mar Joseph Pallickaparambil, Sri K.M. Mani the then Honourable Home Minister of Kerala, and the like, as Mount Nebo Theological Centre, at the temporary structure attached to St. Sebastian Church, Vagamon, on 3 June 2013.
The foundation stone for the centre was blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis at the inaugural session of the Eparchial Bible Convention held at Bharananganam, on 19 December 2013.