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Holy Father Bestows Papal Honors upon five laymen for their Exceptional Service to the Diocese of Cochin

The Diocese of Cochin is proud to announce that Holy Father has bestowed Papal Honors upon five laymen for their dedication and exceptional service to the Diocese of Cochin.

Our Lady of Life Church, Mattanchery

A journey through the paths of the Coonan Cross at Mattanchery leads us to the depths of the historical events that had taken in the land of Merchants and Missionaries. 

BLESSING CEREMONY OF SANTA MARIA CHURCH, PERUMPADAPPU

His Excellency Joseph Kariyil blessed the newly built Santa Maria Church, Perumpadappu on 12th August 2017. Many priests, religious and parishioners gathered to witness the blessing of the new Church which was constructed in a record time (11 months) under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Jelson Velassery.

Transfer of Priests took place on 8th March 2017

List of Transfered Priests

Fr. Ajin Chalapally – St. Louis Church, Mundamveli

Fr. Aneesh Bavakat – St. Peter’s Church, Karikuzhy

New Parish St. George Church, Arashupuram,Thankey

46th Parish of our diocese, St. George Church Arashupuram. Divided from St. Mary's church Thanke erected by His Ex. Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Kariyil on 22/01/2017

 

New Parish St. George Church, Arashupuram , Thankey

46th Parish of our diocese, St. George Church Arashupuram. Divided from St. Mary's church Thanke erected by His Ex. Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Kariyil on 22/01/2017

 

Kocheri St. Mary's 45th Parish of the Diocese

Bishop Joseph Kariyil announced the erected of a new Parish. Kochery St. Mary's Church will be the 45th parish of the Diocese. And Rev. Fr. Antony Raju Mandothparambil is appointed as the new Parish Priest of the newly erected Parish.

MOTHER TERESA TO BE CANONIZED ON 4th SEPTEMBER 2016 IN ROME

The canonization of Mother Teresa will be held on 4 September this year in Rome during the Sunday Mass celebrated as part of the Jubilee for workers and volunteers of mercy.

Retreat for Priests by Pope Francis: Videos and Texts

Pope Francis led a retreat for priests on Thursday, offering a series of three meditations on the theme of mercy.