SYRO-MALABAR AD GENTES MISSION CONSULTATIONS 2016

The Commission for Evangelization and Pastoral Care of the Migrants, in collaboration with ASSM organized three Mission Consultations on ad gentes mission of the Syro-Malabar Church from 16 to 24 May 2016. Please see the attached reports for the details:

1)     The Commission for Evangelization and Pastoral Care of the Migrants, in collaboration with ASSM, organized the first Consultation on Ad Gentes Mission of the Syro-Malabar Church at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam, for the Archeparchies of Changanassery and Kottayam and the eparchies of Kanjirapally, Pala and Thuckalay, on 16 & 17 May, 2016. His Beatitude Mar George Cardinal Alencherry, the Major Archbishop of the SM Church, Abp. Mar Joseph Perumthottam, Abp. Mar Mathew Moolakkatt, Bp. Mar Sebastian Vadakel, Bp. Mar Raphael Thattil, Bp. Mar Joseph Kallarangattu, Bp. Mar Mathew Arackal, Bp. Mar Jose Pulickal and Bp. Mar Gratian Mundadan were present on the occasion. Representatives from Archeparchies and Eparchies of the region, and religious congregations and major Seminaries within those eparchies participated in the Consultation. Besides, there were about 30 missionaries from Syro-Malabar Mission Eparchies, Mission Regions and Migrant Communities in India to share their experience in the field of ad Gentes Mission.

2)     The Commission for Evangelization and Pastoral Care of the Migrants, in collaboration with ASSM, organized the second Consultation on Ad Gentes Mission of the Syro-Malabar Church at Sandesh Bhavan, Thalassery, on 19 & 20 May, 2016, for the Archeparchy of Thalassery, and the eparchies of Mananthavady, Thamarassery, Bhadravathy, Belthangady, and Mandya. Besides the representatives from Archeparchy and eparchies of the northern region, there were also representatives from religious congregations and Major Seminaries within those eparchies participated in the Consultation. His Beatitude Mar George Cardinal Alencherry, the Major Archbishop of the SM Church, Abp. Mar George Njaralakatt, Abp. Mar George Valiyamattam, Bp. Mar Sebastian Vadakel, Bp. Mar John Vadakel, Bp. Mar Remigiose Inchananiyil, Bp. Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy, Bp. Mar Joseph Arumachadath, Bp. Mar Antony Kariyil, and Bp. Mar Joseph Pandarassery were participants in the Consultation. Besides, there were about 30 missionaries from Syro-Malabar Mission Eparchies, mission regions and migrant communities in India to share their experience in the field of ad Gentes Mission.


3)     The Commission for Evangelization and Pastoral Care of the Migrants, in collaboration with ASSM, organized the third Consultation on Ad Gentes Mission of the Syro-Malabar Church at Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanad on 23 & 24 May, 2016 for the Archeparchies of Ernakulam-Angamaly, and Thrissur, and the eparchies of Kothamangalam, Idukki, Irinjalakuda, Palakkad, and Ramanathapuram. There were also representatives from religious congregations and Major Seminaries within those eparchies in the Consultation. His Beatitude Mar George Cardinal Alencherry, the Major Archbishop of the SM Church, Bp. Mar Jacob Manathodath, Bp. Mar George Madathikandam, Bp. Mar Sebastian Vadakel, Bp. Mar Raphael Thattil, Bp. Mar Sebastian Adyanthrath, Bp. Mar Jose Puthenveettil and Bp. Mar Joseph Kunnath were present on the occasion. About 30 missionaries from Mission Eparchies, mission regions and migrant communities of the Syro-Malabar Church were also participants to share their ad Gentes Mission during the Consultation.

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