Posted On 13 Jul 2017
The Official Inauguration of St. Joseph’s Knanaya Chaplaincy London and Kent Region was held on 9th Sunday, 2017 at Our Lady of Gillingham Church, Gillingham. The Function started with the Reception given to Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, Auxiliary bishop of Kottayam. with “Thalappoli” by children and “Chendamelam” bu the Knanaya Adults and “Nadavili”. The Holy Mass Started at 6.00 pm officiated by Bishop Mar Joseph Pandarasseril and Rev. Fr. Saji Malayilputhenpurayil, Vicar General, Syro-Malabar Diocese of Great Britain and Fr. Mathew Kattiyangal Chaplain were co- celebrants. The Public Meeting in connection with the Inauguration was Presided over by Fr. Saji Malayilputhenpurayil. Mar Pandarasseril Officialy inaugurated the Chaplaincy. Mar Joseph Srampickal Bishop, Syro-Malabar Diocese of Great Britain delivered the Benedictory Address and released the official Logo of the Chaplaincy. Mr. Jossy Nedumthuruthil, Secretary, UKKCA, Mr. Fenil Kalathikottil, Jnt. Treasurer, UKKCA, Mr. Madhu Pullattukalayil, LKCA President, and Mr. Baby Kurian representing Manchester Knanaya Chaplaincy felicitated during the Function. Fr. Mathew Kattiyangal welcomed the gathering and Mr. Jomon Pulikatthottiyil propossed the Vote of Thanks. People from all local inits of UKKCa in London and Kent Region participated in the Function.