It is the official Retreat Center of Palakkad diocese. His Excellency Mar Jacob Manathodath, the Bishop of Palakkad diocese is the Patron of this Centre, under whose powerful guidance and paternal blessings, all activities of the various ministries are prayerfully held by Sehion Retreat Centre.Rev. Fr. Xavier Khan Vattayil is the founder-director of Sehion Retreat Centre. He is supported by Rev. Fr. Binoy Karimaruthunkal, the assistant director, and Fr. Antony Neumpurath, the joint-director. During 2002 and 2003, Rev. Fr. Augustine Vattoly was the first assistant director of the Centre. Rev. Fr. Soji Olickal served as the second assistant director of the Centre in 2004 and 2005.
The spiritual services which had commenced at Sehion, Thavalam, Atappady, on the 28 th April 1998, with the Apostolic blessing of His Excellency Mar Jacob Manathodath, the Bishop of Palakkad, has today spread around the world rendering opportunities for many people to join the main stream of love of God.