Farewell to LUMENS
There was a sent off gathering and concelebrated Holy Qurbana in view of the priestly ordination of the deacons of this year this day. The program started with the solemn procession from the grotto of Our Lady in front of our seminary to the chapel followed by the concelebrated Holy Qurbana for which V. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Palamootil, Rector of the seminary was the main celebrant, and Rev. Fr. Siby Pulickal, animator of the deacons and Rev. Fr. Thomas Periappuram, Spiritual Director were the concelebrants. All the deacons including both inmates and day-students were present for the function. Rev. Fr. Siby Pulickal gave the homily.
Holy Qurbana was followed by a farewell gathering. V. Rev. Fr. Rector presided over the function and gave the message and felicitations to the deacons. Rev. Bro. Vettikkattu Mathew (Albin) gave felicitations to the deacons representing the whole community. Rev. Dn. Kochuveettil Kurian (Tony), former General Prefect gave the reply representing the deacons. He thanked all the fathers, staff, and the whole community for being good companions in their journey to the priesthood. The Theologians and Philosophers entertained the community with their talents and conveyed their farewell greetings to the Deacons.
The Seminary community was gracious with the presence of New Priests of Mangalapuzha 2021. For the concelebration of the new Priests, Fr Josekutty Anthennadu was the main celebrant, and Fr, Mathews Thenganattu delivered ...
A Solemn Ramsa was conducted by the new priests and Fr. Aishal Anakallil led the service.
A farewell gathering was arranged by the seminary for the outgoing final-year philosophers. Two new books of SH League were released during the program.