I have called you by name, you are mine” (Is 43:1).

There is another important and blessed event for Vice-Province of India: Dn. Shanto Podimattathil was ordained priest at his home parish on November 23rd, 2020), St. Augustine Church, Vellanikode, Kerala.

The priestly Ordination was conferred by H.R.E. Mar Tony Neelankavil, Auxilary Bishop of Thrissur Archdiocese. He sang his First Holy Qurbana soon after the ordination.

The ceremony was blessed with the presence of Frs. Antony Biju, Shillo, and Jose Daniel from the part of the Piarist family and with Fr. Shanto’s family members, parishioners, and friends. Those who were not able to participate in the event due to Covid-19 protocol witnessed the event through a live stream.

We wish him all the best in his future ministry.

Fr. Jins Joseph Sch. P.