Attappady, in Palakkad district of Kerala is a vast area consisting of many mountains including a portion of Silent valley,from where the beautiful river - Bhavanipuzha - originates. It is in the midst of this natural beauty, that the Almighty has selected and erected His Banqueting Hall - THE SEHION RETREAT CENTRE. (Song of Songs : 2 : 4) It is situated on the valley of the river Bhavanipuzha, exactly in the middle of Mannarkkad - Anakkatty route.
It is the official Retreat Center of palakkad diocese. His Excellency Mar Jacob Manathodath, is the Patron under whose powerful guidance and paternal blessings, all spiritual ministries are conducted in Sehion. Rev. Fr. Xavier Khan Vattayil is the founder and Director of Sehion Retreat Centre and Rev. Fr. Reni Pullukalayil as asst. director, lends full support to the director, since his Ordination in December 2005. Rev. Fr. Augustine Vattoly, was the first asst. director for two years in 2002 and 2003 and Rev Fr. Soji Olickal, the second asst. director in 2004 and 2005. Now apart from Fr. Reni Pullukalayil, Fr. Soji Olickal, Fr. Binoy Karimaruthungal, Fr. Reji Muttathil, Bro. Sabu Kasarkode and Bro. Francis Nilambur are helping the Director, in Retreat and other ministries.

         The Retreat centre and surroundings are filled with prayers round the clock. A powerful and dedicated team consisting of Rev. Fathers and Lay People conducts weekly Retreats and Conventions in Parishes, Convents, Seminaries and Big Cities in various parts of Kerala and other States. As members of the team are endowed with various Gifts of the Holy spirit, God almighty showers his Blessings whenever The team conducts programmes, confirming the Word of God by signs, wonderful healing and exhaustion. Therefore people, not only from Kerala and other States of India but also from abroad, are queuing up for all programmes led by Rev. Fr. Xavier Khan Vattayil. All the members of the of the Team ? Preachers, Councilors, Intercession Groups, the Choir- are fully dedicated and filled with the Holy spirit. As real servants of God they are in fact an asset to the center.

       The centre has already started relaying programmes through Television Channels. On all Sundays from 8.30 pm to 9 pm
 ABISHEKAGNI is telecast through Shalom Television Channel since April 2005 and the same is re-telecast on all Fridays from 11 am to 11.30 am and for Gulf viewers on all Saturdays from 1.30 am to 2.00 am in the night . MARANATHA is another Television Programme relayed through Jeevan Television Channel on all Saturdays from 6 am to 6.30 am since April 2007. Besides the centre is prayerfully waiting for relaying another programme through Divine Vision Cannel and the name of the programme, day and time of the relay will be communicated shortly. Thank God, the centre has started relay of Live programme on all first Fridays from 11.30am to 1.30 pm in Moon T V, a local cable T V Channel covering the whole area of Attappady. Now the center is confident that God almighty will grant its dreams come true. A Channel of its own, for the greater glory of God, to relay the Word of God, round the clock.