Newly Ordained Deacons 2023

December 18, 2023 Author:

Varapuzha, December 18, 2023 — In a solemn ceremony at the Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Varapuzha, brothers of the OCD Manjummel Province were ordained to the Diaconate by Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Kalathiparambil, the Archbishop of Verapoly Diocese. The event, marked by a reverent mass, was attended by a multitude of clergy, including the Provincial of the Manjummel Province, councillors, priests, brothers, and a congregation of faithful.

The ordination, held on December 18, witnessed the Archbishop and the Provincial leading the celebratory mass. The Basilica, a place of spiritual significance, echoed with prayers and hymns as the candidates for Diaconate were presented before the altar.

Seven brothers from the Manjummel Province were formally received into the Diaconate during the ceremony:

  1. Bro. Jemilson Jolly of Child Jesus and Holy Face
  2. Bro. Mobin Mathew of Holy Family
  3. Bro. Jiffin Varghese of Holy Family
  4. Bro. Sebastian Raphael Glen of Immaculate Conception
  5. Bro. Hridhin Varghese of St. John of Arc
  6. Bro. Akhil Joseph of Child Jesus
  7. Bro. Junesh Sabar of St. Francis Xavier

The joyous occasion was graced by the presence of numerous priests, brothers, and faithful individuals who gathered to witness and partake in the sacred ritual. The newly ordained deacons are now poised to embark on their diaconal ministry, dedicated to serving their faith and community.

The Manjummel Province extends heartfelt congratulations to Bro. Jemilson Jolly, Bro. Mobin Mathew, Bro. Jiffin Varghese, Bro. Sebastian Raphael Glen, Bro. Hridhin Varghese, Bro. Akhil Joseph, and Bro. Junesh Sabar on this momentous milestone in their spiritual journey. May their commitment and service inspire the community as they carry forth their diaconal responsibilities.