Rogate Ashram Aluva, 1 June 2017: St.Thomas Quasi Province India is blessed with three more deacons. The celebration of the ordination to diaconate and minor orders was held in Rogate Ashram on 1 June 2017 at 10:00 am. The ceremony was presided by His Excellency Bp.Matthew Vaniyilkkizhakkel V C with the presence of Rev.Fr.Shajan Pazhayil RCJ the major superior and priests, religious and laity. Three candidates were ordained to diaconate. There were two candidates for the ministry of acolytate and two for the ministry of lectorate. Rev.Fr.Shibu Kavungal RCJ, the rector of Rogate Ashram, welcomed everyone to the great event. The celebration had its beginning with the concelebrating of the holy Eucharist that last around three hours. The major superior was the arch deacon of the celebration. His Excellency exhorted the candidates about the importance and responsibilities of each orders and ministries in the midst of the celebration through his homily. Rev.Dn. Tony Blayil RCJ expressed the gratitude in words on behalf of all the candidates. The joyful celebration had its end with the agape in the Rogate Ashram.
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