The Rogationist St. Thomas Quasi rejoices for the ordination of Fr. Fijo. The auxiliary bishop of Trissur mar Raphael Thattil raised Fijo to the sacred priesthood. Fr. Noby Ambookan, the parish priest extended a warm welcome to the ordaining prelate and to all the invited people. Fr. Shajan pazhayil assisted during the liturgical celebration as the arch deacon. After the ordination, the parish community organised a public meeting and fr. Unny Pottokaran inaugurated the meeting.
The Rogationist St. Thomas Quasi Province, India rejoices today with the family of Fr. Sibin Poovely and St. Sebastian's Church Nayathode for the ordination to the presbiterate of Fr. Sibin Poovely. The ordination celebration started with a warm reception to the ordaining prelate and to deacon Sibin by the parish priest and the parish community at 9:15 am. The parish priest extended a warm welcome to bishop Jose Puthenvettil and to all the invited guests. The Major Superior Fr. Shajan Pazhayil assisted the ordination ceremony as the archdeacon.
The St. Thomas Quasi Province, India rejoices today for the new five deacons; Manu, Lijo, Christy, Jinto and Jithin, to the Rogationist Family and the other brothers who received the minor orders of Acolytate and Lectorate. The ordination ceremony was held at the renewal centre, Kalloor, Ernakulam. His Lordship Rev. Dr. Antony Kariyil, CMI, the bishop of Mandya was the ordaining prelate. The parents of the deacons together with the Major Superior Fr. Shajan Pazhayil, the Superior of the Scholasticate Fr. Vinu Velutheppilly, the Vocation Promoter Fr.
St. Thomas Quasi Province will be blessed with five new Deacons, two Acolytes and eight Lectors during the liturgy presided over by His Excellency Mar Antony Kariyil at Ernakulam Renewal Center in Kaloor on December 17. The new Deacons are Reverends Christy, Jinto, Jithin, Lijo and Manu. Si allega il messaggio di auguri del Padre Generale.
Aluva, 19 November 2016: The agonizing and anxious waiting had its end on 19th November with the funeral function of Fr. Roy Moothedath RCJ at The Synodal Church, Udayamperoor that is his own parish. The funeral ceremony was preceded by Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Chakkiath, the Bishop Emeritus, in the presence of the sorrowing family as well as a big assembly consists of big number of priests, sisters and laity. The human remaining of Fr. Roy was received at the airport at around 3:00 am and brought to the Rogate ashram chapel. Fr.
Aluva, 12 November 2016: Rogationist Academy celebrated the children’s day on 12 November 2016, Saturday in the morning. This celebration is in honour of Mr.Jawaharlal Nehru, a national leader, whose birthday is regarded as the national children’s day. All the parents were invited to have their presence on this occasion. The parents were introduced to the new programme of our Academy called Jungle Cubs for the physical education of children. The celebration was made colourful with the various beautiful programmes of the children and the competitions.
Aluva, 26 October 2016: Fr.Unny Pottokkaran RCJ was honoured in the farewell meeting, held on 26 October 2016 at Rogate Ashram at 7:00 pm. The invited dignitaries extended their wishes and prayers to Fr.Unny who has been elected as the general councillor for Rogate, the first one from Indian Circumscription. The entire quasi province gratefully acknowledged his laudable service in the different sectors.
Aluva, 26 October 2016: As the initiative from the part of the Rogationist Fathers in India, the first gathering of the Alliance of Sacred Heart Spirituality was conducted at St.Thomas Quasi Province House on 26th October 2016 at 10:00 am. Fr. Shajan Pazhayil RCJ, the Major superior of the St. Thomas Quasi province, welcomed everyone to the meeting and remembered Rev. Fr. Luigi Toffanin RCJ the former Major Superior of the Rogationist Fathers, who had a great dream about this alliance and put forward this idea in his time. The keynote address was given by Fr.
Aluva, 18 October 2016: As the part of the new mission initiative of the St.Thomas Quasi Province, Fr.Romal Kaniyamparambil RCJ and Fr.Robin Arackaparambil RCJ moved to Punjab, the northern part of India. They are invited to extend their service in the Syro-Malabar Diocese of Faridhabad. Following the tradition, the missionary crosses had been blessed and given to the two missionaries. The rite was preceded by Fr.Unny Pottokkaran RCJ at the chapel of the quasi province house.