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To witness and to spread the good news in the diocese of Palayamkottai, South India through prayer, sacrifice and service to every one without any discrimination of caste or creed, health or poverty, by building up basic Christian and human communities by sharing the Gospel value especially through mass media communication and trying to fulfill the basic needs of the people in order to bring out the hidden image of Christ in all the people and thus establish the kingdom of God though the inter religious harmony. And in this way a witnessing, Christian and God-centered community

St.Francis Xavier

FRANCIS XAVIER, ST. (1506-1552). Born in the family castle of Xavier, near Pamplona in the Basque area of Spanish Navarre on Apr. 7, he was sent to the University of Paris 1525, secured his licentiate in 1528, met Ignatius Loyola and became one of the seven who in 1534, at Montmartre founded the Society of Jesus. In 1536 he left Paris to join Ignatius in Venice, from whence they all in tended to go as missionaries to Palestine (a trip which never materialized), was ordained there in 1537, went to Rome in 1538,.. Read More

Prayer for 2011


Hearty Congratulations2017-06-01
His holiness Francis has appointed Msgr. Nazarene Soosai as Bishop of Kottar. We the clergy and lait ...Read More>>

Emeritus Bishop of Sivagangai2017-06-01
We, the priests, religious and laity of our diocese remember our beloved Most Rev. Edward Francis in ...Read More>>
From Vicar General’s Desk2017-06-01
Dear Fathers, Brothers and Sisters, The monthly recollection for June will be held on 8th Thursday ...Read More>>
New Parishes2017-06-01
Vallam - St. Rapheal’s Church Sengottai - St. Teresa of Child Jesus Church Kalvettankuzhi ...Read More>>

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