Five Seminarians receive Holy Orders in the Salesian Province of Tiruchy   by Array
    Tiruchy, Dec. 31. 2017 The Salesian Province of Tiruchy is thankful to God for blessing the province with five new priests ordained by Bishop Antony Devotta, Bishop of Tiruchy Diocese on 29 December 2017.
    The five Deacons Anthonysamy Masilamani, Charles Arulappan, Martin Maria Francis, Prabin Soosadimai and Sebastin Simiyon Arun were ordained as priests on 29 December 2017. Bishop Antony Devotta, Bishop of Tiruchy Diocese, ordained them. Father Antony Joseph, the Provincial of the Salesian province of Tiruchy welcomed the Bishop.

    Father Jose Kochamkunnel the Provincial of the Salesian Province of Chennai presented the candidates to the Bishop for the ordination. The former provincials of Province of Tiruchy and the Province of Chennai, representatives from Becchi Theologate Chennai and around 110 priests, religious and collaborators were present to celebrate this great event.

    The ordination ceremony was coordinated by Father Agilan the Vice Provincial and Father Amaladoss, the Economer. The AMSAM Salesian community made the event grand and hospitable to all those who stepped in for the celebration. It was a joyful and a meaningful celebration as the parents and relatives of the new priests offered the new priests, with grateful hearts to the congregation and to the Mother Church at large.  
    Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok