India - 20 Salesians ordained deacons
Bangalore, India - March 2020 - On March 19, feast of Saint Joseph, at the "Kristu Jyoti College", 20 Salesians from various Provinces of India were ordained deacons by the Archbishop of Bangalore, Msgr. Peter Machado. Five other deacons from various congregations were ordained together with the Salesians. Fr Jose Koyickal, Vicar of the Bangalore Province (INK), Fr James Kadankavil, director of "Kristu Jyoti College", together with other priests, concelebrated the Eucharist.