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Father Agilan Sarprasadam SDB - The Provincial Elect of Tiruchy Province
By Father Ashok Lawrence SDB
Tiruchy, Dec. 20. We are happy to inform that Father Angel Fernandez Artime, our Rector Major has appointed Father Agilan Sarprasadam, the present Vice Provincial, as the fifth PROVINCIAL of the Salesian Province of Annai Velankanni, Tiruchy (INT). The announcement was made on 18 December 2019. The installation of the Provincial Elect will be held on 04 January 2020 at Don Bosco Manikandam, Tiruchy.
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Father Agilan was born on 22 March 1970 at Venkatakulam, Pudukottai Dt, Tamilnadu. He joined as an Aspirant at Don Bosco Thanjavur in the year 1982. He completed his prenovitiate at Don Bosco Tiruppattur; his novitiate at Don Bosco Vellakinar, Coimbatore and professed on 24 May 1988.

His studied philosophy at The Jnanodaya Salesian Philosophical College, Retreat, Yercaud. His perpetual profession was held on 24 May 1996. He completed his  theological studies at Sacred Heart College, Poonamallee, Chennai and was ordained a priest on 29 December 1999, by Bishop Peter Fernando DD, at Amsam Tiruchy.

He worked at various capacities and leadership roles within the Salesian Province of Tiruchy .

2000: Marianathapuram, Dindigul, Asst. Parish Priest
2000-2006: Savariarpalyam / DB, Dindigul, Director/ Assistant Parish Priest / Parish Priest
2006-2011: Don Bosco, Vilathikulam,
Rector / Parish Priest
2011-2016: Don Bosco Manikandam, Rector
2016: till date DB Provincial House, Kallukuzhy, Vice Provincial of the Salesian Province of Tiruchy

Hearty congratulations and a fruitful ministry in the vineyard of the Lord. Assuring our prayers for him as he takes on the leadership role to guide and lead the Salesian Province of Tiruchy.


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