Fr Sebastian Thuruthel MST is honored VAIDIKA RATNAM


Fr Sebastian Thuruthel, a missionary priest belonging to the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle is honored VAIDIKA RATNAM of year 2015.
 
The matter was announced in a personal letter handed to Fr Thuruthel by the Supreme head of the Syro Malabar Church, Major Archbishop George Alenchery with the approval of the Synod on 20th of August.
 
The Eparchial celebration is orgainized at Deepti Bhavan Melampara at 5.30 pm on Nov. 5, 2015 as a joint celebration by the Diocese of Pala and MST
 
Whole being a missionary priest with erudition and enthusiasm, Fr Thuruthel had played a great role in the formation of hundreds of priests, bishops, archbishops including the present head of the Syro Malabar Church Cardinal George Alancherry.MST is proud to have one priest like him.
 
MST’s third missionary region Sangli was a venturesome initiative of Fr Thuruthel when he was guiding the MST as Director General.
 
Mar Paul Chittilappilly (Bishop of Kalyan) entrusted four districts of Maharashtra as Sangli Region to the Missionary Society through a mutual agreement signed by the Bishop of Kalyan and the Director General of MST Very Rev. Fr. Sebastian Thuruthel on 1st May 1990.
 
MST is not a religious congregation in the strict sense since members take only the vows of chastity and obedience. It is a Society of Apostolic life the only one of its kind in India. Wherever the MSTs go they retain their apostolic tradition, identity and patrimony.
 
Their mission being evangelization, they work in less Christian areas and establish the Church.
Fr Sebastian Thuruthel, a missionary priest belonging to the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle is honored VAIDIKA RATNAM of year 2015.
 
The matter was announced in a personal letter handed to Fr Thuruthel by the Supreme head of the Syro Malabar Church, Major Archbishop George Alenchery with the approval of the Synod on 20th of August.
 
Whole being a missionary priest with erudition and enthusiasm, Fr Thuruthel had played a great role in the formation of hundreds of priests, bishops, archbishops including the present head of the Syro Malabar Church Cardinal George Alancherry.MST is proud to have one priest like him.
 
MST’s third missionary region Sangli was a venturesome initiative of Fr Thuruthel when he was guiding the MST as Director General.
 
Mar Paul Chittilappilly (Bishop of Kalyan) entrusted four districts of Maharashtra as Sangli Region to the Missionary Society through a mutual agreement signed by the Bishop of Kalyan and the Director General of MST Very Rev. Fr. Sebastian Thuruthel on 1st May 1990.
 
MST is not a religious congregation in the strict sense since members take only the vows of chastity and obedience. It is a Society of Apostolic life the only one of its kind in India. Wherever the MSTs go they retain their apostolic tradition, identity and patrimony.
 
Their mission being evangelization, they work in less Christian areas and establish the Church.

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