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The Province of Tiruchy is Blessed with Nine New Priests

By Father Joaquim Fernandes SDB
Tiruchy, Dec. 31. Nine new priests were ordained by Bishop Antony Devotta, the Bishop of Tiruchy Diocese on 29 December 2016 at the Marian Shrine, Amsam, Tiruchy.
The Province of Tiruchy is grateful to the good Lord for the nine new priests to the province. The ordination was held on 29 December 2016 at the Marian Shrine, Amsam, Tiruchy. Bishop Antony Devotta, the Bishop of Tiruchy Diocese, ordained the new priests. Father Albert Johnson, the Provincial of Tiruchy welcomed the Bishop and dawned on him a shawl. Father Jayabalan the Provincial of Chennai presented the candidates to the Bishop for the ordination.

Former Provincials of Tiruchy and Chennai, representatives from KJC Theologate Bangalore, Becchi Theologate Chennai and around 160 priests to celebrate this great event. The ordination ceremony was coordinated by Father Doss Kennedy, the Vice Provincial and the arrangements were done by Father Santhanaraj, the Economer.

The AMSAM Salesian community made the event colourful and hospitable to all those who stepped in for the celebration.


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