From Our PDNL


Dear Rev. Fathers, Sisters and Brothers,
I am happy to give you the following information regarding our Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimage to be held on Sunday 10th April 2011 at Sacred
Heart Church, Irudayakulam.

  • 2.30 pm - Rosary
  • 3.00 - Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation
    (Animated by Kovilpatty Vicariate).
  • 4.30 - Way of the Cross.
    (Conducted by Palayamkottai Vicariate)
  • 6.00 - Holy Eucharist Presided over by our beloved Bishop
    Rt. Rev. A. Jude Paul Raj, D. D.
    (Animated by Tenkasi Vicariate)
    May I ask the parish priests to bring their parishners with maximum
    number possible for the pilgrimage. And I request all the priests to sit
    in the Confessional during the celebration of the sacrament of
  • Supper will be served for Rev. Fathers, Sisters and Brothers on the terrace of the presbytery.
  • Meals will be served for all the pilgrims. There will be five stalls carrying the names of the parishes, and accordingly people can go and collect their meals.
  • Parish volunteers will help the vehicles to be parked orderly and safely.
  • Facilities of Drinking water, Toilettes and First Aids are available.
  • The parish priests are requested to give the number of participants from their parish to the Vicar General over the phone latest by Friday 8th April. This will be very helpful not to let go anyone without meals.
  • For any further information or details you are always welcome to contact the Vicar General (94433 70160), or the parish priest of Irudayakulam (94432 45623)

    With my prayerful wishes for a fruitful march towards the joy of Easter

    Vocation Camp :
    The Vocation Camp in our diocese will be conducted on Wednesday and Thursday 6th and 7th April 2011 at St Mary’s Seminary, Palayamkottai. May I ask the fathers to find suitable candidates who have finished +2 and above and send them for the camp with their recommendation letters.

    Summer Camp for the major Seminarians :
    Our diocesan Major Seminarians will have their summer camp from 26th to 30th April 2011 in Kalugumalai parish. The fathers are welcome to visit and encourage our future fellow-workers in the vineyard of Palayamkottai.

    Yours lovingly in Christ
    Fr. S. Antony Samy
    Vicar General and
    Vocation Promotor
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