Quasi Provincia Indiana

The Adoption at a distance meeting at Ratnapura Diocese, Avissawella, Srilanka

The second meeting of Adopted children of Sri lanka was held on 24 September at Ratnapura Diocesan Pastoral center, Avissawella. All the children, except one along with their families were present. The diocesan youth director Rev. Fr. Nicholas graced the occasion with his introductory prayers and reflection. Frs. Lixon Puthanagady, adoption in charge welcomed all while Fr. Varghese Panickassery responsible of mission, gave guidelines and instructions on the adoption program. Parents along with their children prayed for all the sponsors and expressed their gratitude to the same.

Visit of Fr. Josè Maria Ezpeleta

Aluva. Sept. 20,2016: Fr. Jose Maria RCJ, the Vicar General of the Congregation, is on his visit to St. Thomas Quasi Province India. He has arrived at 7:30 am on Sept. 20. Fr. Shajan Pazhayil RCJ, the major superior, welcomed him to the circumscription, accompanied by other fathers and brothers. ​He will be visiting all the formative communities to understand the formation program of each community before he begins his work as the general councilor for the sector of formation. ​

His visit will ​last till Sept. 29.​

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Dearest confreres - The canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta is indeed a cause for joy for the entire world in this year of Mercy. St. Thomas Quasi Province India also share our heart felt joy with you all. St. Teresa of Calcutta may enlighten all of us in our search for the Avingiones of today's world. Let St. Teresa of Calcutta intercede for all of us. Fr. Shajan Pazhayil


The 70th Independence Day is celebrated on Monday, August 15, 2016 in order to commemorate the day the country attained freedom from the British rule in 1947. Fr. Saji Kappikuzhi, RCJ, hosted the National Flag in Rogate Sneha Bhavan and delivered the Independence massage at 7 am. After the Flag hosting, we had the National Anthem and Pledge. Ramesh, one of our intern boys, led the pledge. The house was well decorated by the postulants together with the children. There will be also cultural programs in order to pay homage to freedom fighters and the legends of this country.

Fr. Luigi memorial

Fr. Luigi memorial

Dearest Confreres, The STQP, India, in collaboration with the religious' centre of studies, Aluva,  organizes the 2nd Fr. Luigi memorial ever rolling basketball tournament from August 17 - 23. Hearty welcome! 

Visita della Quasi Provincia S. Tommaso a Pincara (RO)

17 luglio 2016, domenica. I Padri Capitolari della Quasi Provincia di S. Tommaso (India) durante il giorno di riposo dai lavori del Capitolo Generale, si sono recati in visita a Pincara (RO) dove riposano le spoglie mortali di P. Luigi Toffanin, già Superiore Maggiore di quella circoscrizione. La visita è avvenuta in coincidenza con il 39º anniversario di sacerdozio del compianto P. Luigi e ha dato l'occasione alla comunità parrocchiale di S. Giovanni Evangelista di Pincara di ribadire il legame con la circoscrizione rogazionista indiana. Durante la S. Messa, presieduta da P.

25th anniversary Rogate Ashram

Dearest Fathers and Brothers, The Rogate Ashram community commemorated today the 25th anniversary of its inauguration. The seminary was inaugurated on July 03, 1991. The  community wish to commemorate this event planting 25 trees around the building and in the Rogate Ashram Campus. The tree planting was inaugurated this afternoon by Fr. Xavier Kidangen​, the spiritual father of the community, together with the community of religious students.

Entrance to the postulancy and feast of St. Antony

Rogate Sneha Bhavan Community celebrated the feast of St. Antony of Paduva. Fr. Saji Kappikuzhi, the rector of the community presided over the con celebrated Holy Mass.  12 of our young men entered to postulancy during the Eucharistic celebration. The postulants received Rogationists cross and 40 declarations. Let us continue to thank the Lord of the Harvest for the gift of vocations. May he bless these young men to be faithful in their vocational journey.

Inauguration of the new school year 2016 - 2017.

June 01, 2016:- On the feast day of our Holy Founder, St. Hannibal Di Francia, the new school, Rogationist Academy of St. Thomas Quasi Province,  India inaugurated the school year 2016 - 2017. The principal,  Fr. Cineesh presided over the celebration. Fr. Praveen, extended a warm welcome to the parents and staff. Fr. Shajan Pazhayil inaugurated the meeting and Fr. Vinu Velutheppilly felicitated the entire staff, parents and students of RA. Ms. Laisa Nelson, the teaching staff,  proposed the vote of thanks 

Ordination to the Diaconate

The Rogationist St.Thomas Quasi Province celebrated the ordination to the Diaconate of Bro. Sibin poovely and Bro. Fijo Melit. The Bishop emeritus Mar Mathew Vaniyakizhekkel was the ordaining prelate. The major superior, Fr. Shajan pazhayil assisted during the celebration as the archdeacon. The superior of the house,  Fr. Vinu Velutheppilly expressed a warm welcome to the bishop and all those who joined in the celebration. Everybody enjoyed the table fellowship and expressed best wishes the new deacons.