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Fr. Idicula Pandiyeth called to Eternal Rest

Thiruvalla: Rev. Fr. Idicula Pandiyeth (88), a senior priest in the eparchy, was called to Eternal Rest on 03 June 2016.He was ordained priest on April 6th, 1954 and he worked as vicar of many parishes in the undivided Trivandrum Archdiocese. And during the last few years, he was leading retired life, staying at Snehabhavan, Pathanamthitta.

Bro. Ajo Jose ordained deacon

Rome:During his visit to Europe, Bishop Chrysostom ordained Bro. Ajo Jose as Deacon. Ajo Jose has been doing his theological studies at Urbaniana University, Rome, The Ceremony officiated by His Grace Yoohonon Mar Chrysostom was conducted at 5.30 pm (indian time) on 23rd of April, 2016 at Urbaniana Seminary Chapel. Rector and professors of the Seminary and the priests and sisters of Malankara Catholic Church at Rome were present in the Ceremony.

Ponnambu Perunal

Ponnampu:This year's Perunal of Ponnamp St. George Malankara Catholic Church was held on 2nd-6th May. As part of the Perunal 'Kudumba Naveekarana Dhyanam' was conducted on 2nd to 4th. The Dhyanam was led by Sr. Sissi SMBS and team. The 'Chemepeduppu Rasa' and the 'Thirunal Rasa' were conducted on 5th May. And the Perunal Qurbono was celebrated by Bishop Philipose Mar Stephanos, the Auxiliary Bishop of the Arch-Diocese of Thiruvalla. more

St. Peter's center has been shifted

Pathanamthitta:St. Peter's Centre was shifted to the room nearby the present shop at St. Peter's building near the Cathedral Church. The blessing of the renewed St. Peter's Centre was officiated by Bishop Chrysostom on 13 April 2016.

Pastoral Council discusses on 'Year of Mercy' plans

Pathanamthitta: The meeting conducted at the Bishop's House, Pathanamthitta on 13th April, 2016 discussed on Year of Mercy and worked out an agenda regarding the charitable deeds to be executed during the Year of Mercy. The meeting was presided over by His Excellency Bishop Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom.

Presbytery Council on 'Year of Mercy' expressed condolence to the Familes of victims of Paravoor Tragedy

Pathanamthitta: The first meeting for the current year (2016) was conducted at the Bishop's House, Pathanamthitta on 12th April, 2016. The meeting was presided over by His Excellency Bishop Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom and it discussed on the topic 'Year of Mercy' and took decisions on the plans to be executed during the year of Mercy. The Same Meeting talked about the Tragedy that had taken place recently at Paravoor. And it expressed the heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.

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Daniel Vadakkekkara Cor-Episcopa Passes Away
Rt. Rev. Daniel Vadakkekkara Cor-episcopa (86), a senious priest in the Malankara Catholic Diocese of Pathanamthitta, passed away. He is a member of Chandanappally Vadakkekkara Family and he had served as the vicar of Ecclesiastical districts viz., Konni and Chengannur of the undivided Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum and the vicar of parishes namely., Vayalathala, Kadammanitta, Valyayanthi, Puthenpeedika, Cheekanal, Vazhamuttom, Cheppad, Ramapuram, Karthikappally, Mutto, Cheruthana, Karuvatta, Chengannur, Kurichimuttom, Kollamkadavu, Kodukulanji, Ayoor, Iladmad, Malapperoor, Cheruvakkal, Kampankode, Konni, Vakayar, Kallely, KalleliThottam, Lakkoor, Oottupara, Anandappally. And during the last few years, he was leading retired life. The funeral was conducted on April 2, 2016, Saturday at 2pm at St. George Malankara Catholic Church, Chandanappally.
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