The Annual Retreat for Non-Catholic Teaching Staff was held at St.Charles Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tirupattur on 27th November 2021 between 9:00 a.m and 4:00 p.m. Rev.Fr. Antro Belavendiran, SDB, Vice-Rector, Idhaya Jothi Novitiate, Yelagiri animated the staff on the title: “Love: A Beacon of Life”. The inaugural address was delivered by Rev. Dr. Maria Antony Raj, Principal, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur. Dr. R. Murali, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Sacred Heart College felicitated the guest of honour with a memento. The retreat was divided into three sessions. Rev. Fr. Antro Belavendiran elucidated the nuances of true love by illustrating experiences from life. The key thought was “Love is meant for the brave but not for the weak”. He also highlighted the uniqueness of teaching profession and suggested valuable remedies for the challenges faced by teachers. The sessions were interactive and activity based. During the valedictory session Dr. Pon Selva Kumar, Head, Department of Tamil, Sacred Heart College proposed the vote of thanks. Lunch was provided for the staff. The teaching staff actively participated in the retreat.