Posted On 29 May 2017
Kottayam: Archbishop Mar Kurian Vayalumkal, the Apostolic Nuntio of Papua New-guinea has said that evangelisation is a right and duty of every christian. He was speaking while inaugurating the Pastoral Council Meeting at Chaithanya Pastoral Centre, Thellakom. Knanaya Community which has undertaken many evangelization mission must continue this task with much more coordination. Mar Mathew Moolakkattu presided over the meeting in which he emphasized the initiative of priests, religious and laity of the Knanaya community in this mission of the church. Mar Joseph Pandarasseril gave the introductory talk and Dr. Jose James, Secretary to the Pastoral Council, presented the report. Justice Cyriac Joseph introduced the theme “Youth : Faith and Vocation” which is based on the introductory Draft of the Bishops Synod of 2018. The meeting also discussed the current issues in the church and the society. Fr.Thomas Pralel was elected at the Priest Secretary of the Pastoral council by the meeting.