India - Nine New Priests for the Province of Chennai

28 December 2022

Chennai, India – December 2022 - The portals of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur opened up to the joyous occasion of the priestly ordination of nine deacons on 27th December 2022. It was indeed a proud moment for the Salesian Province of Chennai which gathered around these confreres to celebrate and thank God for the gift of these vocations. His Excellency Bp. Singaroyan, the Bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Salem presided over the ordination ceremony which was conducted with dignity and fervour, in the presence of Rev. Fr K.M. Jose, the Provincial of Chennai and other dignitaries. Around 1500 people, including Salesians, priests, religious, well-wishers and family members of the deacons had gathered to partake of the celebration – to thank God and to receive His blessings through the new priests. After the Holy Eucharist, the new priests were honoured. Rev. Fr Don Bosco, the newly nominated Provincial for the Salesian Province of Chennai was also honoured. May God and His loving Mother help our newly ordained priests to minister and become another Christ.


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