Grand Mother of Bro Cyriac Kureekattu is called to Eternal Reward

Thresyamma (90 years)—beloved Grand Mother of Bro Cyriac Kureekattu was called to Eternal Reward yesterday.
 
The funeral will take place today (Wednesday, September 30, 2015) at St Francis Assisi Church, Marangattupilly in the diocese of Palai. The funeral services will start at home at 10.30 a.m.

Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee celebration 2015 at Santhome Bhavan Mendya, Ujjain

November 8. 291 5(Sunday");
 
5.30 p.m.: Arrival, Tea
 
6.00: Felicitation Ceremony
 
7.30: Ramsa
 
8.00: Dinner
 
9.30: Lelia , To bed
 
 
November 9, 201 5(Monday):
 
6.45 a.m.: Sapra
 
7.00: Concelebrated Eucharistic Celebration
 
Homily: Most Rev. Basil Bhuria SVD, Bishop of Jhabua
 
8.30: : Breakfast, Dispersal

Paternal uncle of Rev. Fr Joy Edattamkuzhy, is called to eternal bliss

Mr. E.C. Kuruvila Edattamkuzhy (91 yrs), beloved paternal uncle of Rev. Fr Joy Edattamkuzhy, is called to eternal bliss at 6 a.m. today (Saturday, October 10, 2015).The funeral will take place tomorrow, October 11, 2015, at St Sebastian’s Church, Palankara near Nilambur in the diocese of Mananthavady. The funeral services will start at home at 03:00 p.m.

Grand Mother of Fr Joby Njallyil was called to Eternal Reward

Annamma Devasia (94 years)—beloved Grand Mother of Fr Joby Njallyil was called to Eternal Reward yesterday.
 
The funeral will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, October 28, 2015) at St Basil’s Church, Manimala in the diocese of Kanjirapally. The funeral services will start at home at 2.30 p.m.

"Vaidikaratnam" Felicitation Meeting

An Eparchial celebration is orgainized at Deepti Bhavan Melampara at

Felicitation of Vaidikaratnam, Rev. Fr Sebastian Thuruthel

(VIPs on Stage , Left to right

Sri Joy Abraham MP, Very Rev. Fr Kurian Ammanathukunnel, Bishop Mar jacob Muricken, Sr. Joseph Thekkekuruvinal , Judge Family court Kozhikode, Bishop Mar Joseph Pallickaparambil, Bishp Mar Joseph Kallarangatt, Vaidikaratnam Rev. Fr. Sebastian Thuruthel, Rt Rev. Dr Soosa Pakiam Archbishop of Trivandrum, Rt Rev. Dr. Stanely Roman bishop of Quilon, Mar Sebastian VAdakel Bishop of Ujjain, Msgr Philip Njaralakkatt vicar general of Pala diocese, Sr. Deepti CMC)

Yesterday we had the Eparchial (roopatha) felicitation of Vaidikaratnam 2015, Rev. Fr. Sebastian Thuruthel MST as a joint celebration of Palai diocese and st Thomas Missionary Society, at Deepti Bhavan (MST generalate). Bishop Kallarangath presided; Archbishop Soosa pakiam, Bishop Stanly Roman, Bishop Vadakel (all students of Fr Thuruthel) spoke on the occasion. Joy Abraham was present and Sri Joseph Thekkekuruvinal, Judge , family court Kozhikode (student of fr thuruthel) spoke. bishops Pallickaparambil, and Muricken, VGs of Pala, priests, religious priests and sisters of Pala, many students priests of thuruthel were present. MST general Fr Kurian Ammanathukunnel (spoke), MST general concilors, priests, neighbours of Deepti bhavan, family and friends of Thuruthel present.

 

Father of Fr George Kavukatt was called to Eternal Reward

K.J. Joseph (93 years)—beloved Father of Fr George Kavukatt was called to Eternal Reward today at 12.30 am.
 
The funeral will take place today(Saturday, November 14, 2015) at St Augustine’s Church, Pravithanam in the diocese of Palai. The funeral services will start at the Janmagrah of Mar Mathew Kavukattu at 10 a.m at Antheenadu.

Rev Fr Abraham Ayckara MST Expired

Father Abraham Ayckara MST (14/03/1939 –02/12/2015), one of the senior priests of the MST, was called to eternal bliss on 2nd December, 2015 at 1:45 p.m.  The funeral services took place at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015 at Deepti Bhavan, Melampara.

 
Ordained on 25-06-1971, he served as a great missionary in various capacities:
1) Vicar of St Mary’s Cathedral, Ujjain (01-10-1974 — 01-10-1976).
2) Director of Jeevan Jyoti MOC at Kamed, Ujjain (01-10-1976 — 03-04-1979).
3) Founder and priest-in-charge of Dev Matha Catholic Ashram, Malikhedi, Ujjain (03-04-1979 — 05-06-1991).
4) Director and Priest-in-charge of Vikas Maitri, Kotra, Ujjain (07-07-1996 — 17-02-2001).
5) Director of Samanvay, the Centre for Inter-Religious Dialogue in the diocese of Ujjain (17-02-2001— 02-10-2010).
He did doctoral studies in theology between 1991 and 1996 and successfully defended the thesis, “The Mission Ad Gentes of the Church of Thomas Christians: A Historico-cultural and Ecclesiological Study of the Syro-Malabar Missions with Special Focus on the Eparchies of the Hindi Culture Region” on on 14 March 1996.
Since 02nd October, 2010, he was leading a retired life, during which he found time to publish a book on Our Father Rosary. His contribution as a missionary, formator and path-finder in inter-religious dialogue will ever be cherished. May his pious soul rest in peace!
--Fr Joseph G. Aryankalayil