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Tamil People's Council

Tamil People's Council was held on Jan 05th 2016. Bp. Joseph Ponniah took part in it and gave a talk at this event. ... More

2016-02-07

A day with religious

On Jan 06th all the religious who are working in the Diocese gathered at Home for the Aged to upgrade their religious zeal to work for the Lord. Bp. Joseph Ponniah was there present and a Spiritual Talk by Fr. J. Jeevaraj was the highest nourishment of the day.The program came to an end with a fellowship meal. ... More

2016-02-06

Mr. Tony visited some of the places in the Diocese

Mr. Tony and Bp. Joseph visited the Farm, Akkaraipathu Mission House and Potuvil Church on Feb 03rd.... More

2016-02-03

Mr. Tony the representative of Missio Germany

Mr. Tony the representative of Missio Germany is in our Diocese. He paid a visit on Feb 2nd and had lunch with us. In the evening there was a meeting arranged for the Diocesan Director's and Bishop together with Mr. Tony.... More

2016-02-02

First Diocesan Congregation

It is with great joy that we would like to bring to you kind notice that "Rosa Mystica" congregation is established in our Diocese on Feb 2nd, 2016 by the Local Ordinary. Today 2 candidates joined the order as president novices. These Sisters will be guided by the FMM Sisters. We congratulate our Bishop for his effort. ... More

2016-02-02

Feast of St. Don Bosco

The feast of St. Don Bosco was celebrated at Murungan today on Jan 31st. The Bishop of Batticaloa was the Chief Celebrant at the festive Mass. ... More

2016-01-31

First Holy Communion and Confirmation at Aiyithiyamalai

19 children from Aiyithiyamalai received the Sacramento of Holy Communion and Confirmation by the bishop of Batticaloa on Jan 30th at Our Lady of Perpetual help Shrine, Aiyithiyamalai.... More

2016-01-30

Residential Training Program

The residential training for Small Christian Community (AsIPA) animators was held at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on Jan 29th, 2016. Bp. Joseph was the Chief Guest of the program.... More

2016-01-29

Feast of St. Joseph Vaz

The feast of St. Joseph Vaz church, vipulanandapuram was celebrated in a grand manner on Jan 24th. Bp. Joseph Ponniah was the Chief Celebrant at the festive Mass. Many faithful flocked to get her to receive the blessings of the Saint.... More

2016-01-24

Ecumenical Unity week closing ceremony

The Ecumenical Unity week was celebrated from 18th to 23rd January. This year as scheduled a unity procession from Our Lady of Presentation Church, Thandavenveli to Urani CSI Church was held on 23rd of this month. ... More

2016-01-23
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