Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bible Examination in Connection With 175 Years Celebrations of SSVP

A Bible examination based on the Gospel according to St. Luke, Life History of St. Vincent De Paul & Freddic Ozanam was conducted by Sacred Heart Conference, Nanthencode for students of class IX to Post graduate level on 28-06-2009 and winners were suitable rewarded with cash prizes.

The 37th Annual Meeting and the 350th Death Anniversary meeting of St. Vincent de Paul was held at St. Antony’s Forane Church , Valiyathura on 5th November, 2010. The function started with an 1 hour Adoration in St. Antony’s Forane Church , Valiyathura and thereafter an exhibition in connection with 350th Death Anniversary was held at Parish Hall. The exhibition was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. George Gomez, Spiritual Director, St. Vincent De Paul Society Trivandrum Central Council.
Nearly 35 Charts & Gospel wordings in trilingual language, i.e. English, Malayalam & Tamil describing the various programmed & charitable works of St. Vincent De Paul Society, Sacred Heart Conference, Trivandrum was exhibited in the Parish Hal. At 11 AM Fr. Theodacious, Parish Priest, Sacred Heart Church Nanthancode, Trivandrum conducted a seminar for the Vincentian’s of Trivandrum Central Council with the help of Power Point Presentation in Connection with Seminar.

At 2.30 PM after lunch break a public meeting was held presided over by Bro. A. Don Bosco President, Trivandrum Central Council, Br. Zacharias, Secretary Trivandrum Central Council presented the Annual Report and Br. Chandran read the Annual Accounts, Annual Meeting was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. George Gomez, Spiritual Director, St. Vincent De Paul Society Trivandrum Central Council, Rev. Dr. Laurence Culas, Director Pastoral Ministry, Trivandrum Arch Diocese presented the Autobiography of St. Vincent de Paul. Bro. Baby Thekkan, Secretary Kerala Regional Co-ordination Committee of St. Vincent De Paul Bro. Nesamani, National Council Project Officer Kerala Region, Sr. Mary Kutty George, Lady Representative Nation Council felicitated on the occasion. And at the fag end of the function 13 poor families were given sewing machines and 5 families were given Rs. 5000 each as marriage help and National Council Scholarship for 38 students were distributed on the occasion.

The welcome speech was conducted by Br. Angel Moose, Advisory Board, Central Council. Vote of thanks by Sr. Mangi Earnest, lady representative of Central Council. Opening prayer was conducted by Sr. Candy Paulose, Vice President of Central Council and the Bible reading by Bro. Renjith, Youth Rep. Central Council. 425 vincentian participated the occasion.


1 comment:

  1. The information about the formation of SSVP Conference's in Thiruvananthapuram( and it was the first conference in Kerala) is a good news for the young generation who are interested in our works.



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