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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


Annual Retreat 2013.2014-10-12
As you know already, the annual clergy retreat is from October 5th evening to October 12th noon ...Read More>>

Annual Retreat 2014.2014-10-01
Our Annual Retreat at Bishop’s house, Dindigul is from 5th to 10th October 2014. A van will be ...Read More>>
Mission Sunday.2014-10-01
The Mission Sunday envelops and calendars are available at our Bishop’s House you may col ...Read More>>

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