SATYODAYAM – Retreat House


Satyodayam which means, “Dawn of Truth” a building consisting of 30 rooms and a Chapel was built at Secunderabad, blessed and opened by very Rev. Fr. Pedro Arrupe, the then Superior General of the Society on 16th Jan 1980. As it is located in the city, it is used as an Urban Apostolate Centre catering to various spiritual needs of the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad, retreats, recollections, seminars and other prayers are conducted for various groups of families and youth. Fathers are looking after the spiritual needs of so many Religious Communities and Formation Houses of Religious and Diocesan Seminary.

Satyodayam (Retreat House) is in the heart of the City, some 4 K.M from Secunderabad Railway Station. Metro Rail facility also is available from Railway Station and Jubilee Bus stand and get down at Tarnaka Station and walk towards Maulali road and to the left of the first turn where tender-coconut shop is located.  Jesuit Provincialate is also located in the same campus

Fathers in Satyodayam are available for Retreats, Recollection, Counselling and Guidance.  Many NGO’s and other groups come here for regular programmes.

Fr. Dasari Papaiah SJ is the Superior Satyodayam Community.




Fr. D. Joseph Raj SJ is the Director of Satyodayam




Fr. M. Kulandai Raj SJ is the Programme Director.




Fr. Joachim Raja SJ is the Minister and Treasurer.




We organize 2 Long & 14 Short Courses every year:

  1. Spiritual Direction Course for 40 Days from 13th April to 22nd May, 2021.
  2. Diploma in Counselling Psychology for 90 days (3 months) from 30th June to 26th September, 2021.
  3. 14 Short Courses in 2021 (Link)   Courses in Satyodayam 2021



Satyodayam, Retreat House

12-5-33, South Lallaguda

Secunderabad – 500017

Tel: 040-27000501

Contact US:         Cell: 9244228008



Route map from Secunderabad Railway Station to Satyodayam Retreat House