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Recollection and Christmas Get- together for the Pastoral Clergy and Catechist:
Posted On : Jan. 24, 2018
Christmas is a time of greetings and celebrations. Every priest is much occupied with Christmas preparation. But even though everyone is busy in their parishes and institutions, in order to celebrate the Christmas in advance at diocesan clergy level in the monthly recollection organized on 15th December 2017 at Jeevasudha Pastoral Centre. The recollection began at 9.00 a.m. The director of the pastoral centre invited His Excellency Most Rev. Anthony Poola. He also invited the preacher and the priests. During his homily his Excellency Bishop Poola Anthony gave the message of importance of celebration of Christmas with a simple, pure and good heart. After the Holy mass Christmas cake was cut and Bishop gave his Christmas blessings to all the clergy and all the faithful of the diocese, after this the Christmas gifts were distributed to the entire priests present, after which we went for a delicious meal offered. The diocese extends its thanks and appreciation to Rev. Fr. Balaraj the director of the pastoral centre. Around 257 catechists were present for Christmas Vedukalu at Jeevasudha Pastoral Centre. The catechists reached 14th evening to JPC. Evening the recollection started with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Rev. Fr. Chinappa and co Ordinator conducted the adoration. During the adoration the catechists made beautiful Confession. After the Confession there was Holy Mass, Rosary and dinner for the catechists. On 15th December morning catechists had Morning Prayer and meditation. After the breakfast Rev. Fr. Abraham gave a beautiful talk on the importance of the KURNOOL VANI - JANUARY 2018 15 catechist in the parish. It was inspiring talk for the catechist. They had tea break and Rev. Fr. Chowrappa the dean of Kurnool gave very inspiring talk to the catechist. Catechist were very happy helped them to go more in deep with Jesus and to the church. After the talk all the catechist joined for the Holy Mass along with the clergy of the diocese. His Excellency Most Rev. Anthony Poola presided over Holy Eucharistic Celebration and gave beautiful and enlightening Christmas message. The Christmas celebration of catechists came to an end with Christmas cake cutting and distribution of Christmas gifts by his Excellency. The catechists felicitated our beloved bishop presenting and representing all the deaneries with Rs. 10,000 for the education of the poor children of our diocese and wished him a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year 2018. The pastoral centre director thanked His Excellency, our beloved bishop for his love, concern support for them and spending the valuable and memorable day with the catechists. At the end our beloved bishop thanked Rev. Fr. Balaraj the director for organizing the programme well. – (Rev. Fr. Ery Balaraj, JPC Director)
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