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Kadosh Fest -Trichur Region

The gathering of the Religious (Kadhosh Fest) of Trichur Region was celebrated on the 21st of March 2015. His Beatitude, Cardinal Baselios Mar Cleemis Cathoicos, President of KCBC inaugurated the gathering. ''The Consecrated are the finest gifts of the third millennium''; said Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, inaugrating the c o n f e r e n c e . A r c h b i s h o p congratulated and thanked the Consecrated for the steady progress of the Consecrated in Thrissur area and for reinforcing family reformation. ''Consecrated are the symbol of holiness and witnesses of joy. The celebration of holiness is the going back to the spirituality of the Founders. This retrospection of one's own life should lead to discernment''; said Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath in his presidential address. He also told that discernment should lead to retrospection. Archbishop Mar Joseph Perumthottam, Chairman Religious Commission also addressed the conference. KCBC Deputy Secretary General Rev. Fr. Varghese Vallikkatt, Fr. Walter CMI and Fr. Thomas Manjakkunnel CMI, President KCMS delivered speeches. Almost 3000 Religious from Thrissur, Irinjalakkuda, Palakkad, Kotapuram and Sultanpet Dioceses attended the conference. Rev.Dr. Jimmy Poochakkatt and Dr. Mary Regina presented papers on the topics “Consecrated in 3rd millennium: Hopes and challenges” and “Consecrated in building up Kerala's culture” respectively. Rev.Br. Tom Allen, Sr. Maria FCC, Fr. Joy CMI, Sr. Jeryl SABS and Sr. Arpitha CMC participated in the discussion. Fr. Shibu Xavier OCD, Fr. Jolly Vadakkan, Fr. Jacobi OSJ, Fr. Jose Chittilapalli CMI and Fr. Jose Paul CMI led the seminar.