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KCMS Meeting   

KCMS Meeting on 16th September 2017 at 9.30am

Kerala Lawyers Forum Meeting   

Kerala Lawyers Forum Meeting (NLF-K) on 16th September 2017 at 9.30am

Jesus Youth Meeting   

Jesus Youth Meeting on 17th September 2017 at 10.00am

Jesus Fraternity - Directors Meeting   

Jesus Fraternity - Directors Meeting on 20th  September 2017 at 10.00am

CHAI National Annual General Body Meeting   

CHAI National Annual General Body Meeting on 22nd and 23rd September 2017 at POC 

KTA Executive Meeting   

KTA Executive Meeting on 25th Septmeber 2017 at 11.00am

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses of Mercy Seminar on 25th September 2017 at POC 

The Preparatory Meeting for Mission Conference   

The Preparatory Meeting for Mission Conference on 26th September 2017 at 9.30am


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POC ANNUAL REPORTS

2013
2013
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His Excellency Mar Jose Puthenveettil
His Excellency Mar Jose Puthenveettil
Archbishop's House, Ernakulam
Archbishop's House, P. B. No. 2580, Ernakulam, Cochin - 682 03
0484-2363664, 2352906, 2352629
joseputhen@gmail.com

  Birth  4-4-1961
 
  Ordination
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ishop Mar Jose Puthenveettil was born on April 4, 1961 in the parish of St. George’s Forane Church, Edappally in the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly as the second of the eight children of Mr. Devassy and Mary Puthenveettil. After his school education at St. George’s H.S. Edappally, Young Jose Puthenveettil had his priestly formation for three years (1977-1980) in the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Thrikkakara and for seven years (1980-1987) in St. Joseph’s Interdiocesan Seminary, Mangalore. On 26 December 1987 Cardinal Antony Padiyara, the then Archbishop of Ernakulam, ordained him priest at St. George’s Forane Church, Edappally, for the Archdiocese of Ernakulam. After the ordination Fr. Jose served the archdiocese as assistant vicar at St. Mary’s Forane Church, Kanjoor (1988-1990) and then as the Secretary to Mar Antony Cardinal Padiyara (1990-1992). Rev. Fr. Jose had his higher education at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and took doctorate in Theology. His doctoral thesis is entitled as “Common and Ministerial Priesthood. A Critical Textual Hermeneutics in the Light of ‘Tria Munera’, ‘In Persona Christi’, and ‘Diakonia’ with Special Reference to ‘Christifideles Laici’ and ‘Pastores Dabo Vobis’. After having returned to India he served as parish priest of St. Augustine’s Church, Thuravoor North (1998-1999) and St. Mary’s Church, Mookkannoor (1999). From 1999 to 2000 he served as assistant director and dean of studies of Niveditha, Institute for Religious Formation and Fellowship at Chunangamvely and during the same period he was assistant at St. Joseph’s Church, Chunangamvely and in that capacity he also took care of St. Pius Xth Church, Choondy. He had been professor of systematic theology at Paurastya Vidyapitam, Kottayam, for 11 years from 2000 to 2011, of which he served for a term of three years as the Vice president of the Institute. Since 2011 he has been serving as the Syncellus (Pro-Vicar General) of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly. Bishop Puthenveettil is proficient in Malayalam, English and German. He is the author of the book titled ‘Priesthood: The Baptised and the Ordained. A textual Hermeneutics in the Light of the Church Documents.’ He is also the editor of the books ‘Akapporul (Malayalam-On Nicea-Constantinople Creed)’; ‘Syro-Malabar Thelogy in Context’ and ‘Paurohithyam: Uravidangal, Yadharthiyangal, Pratheeshakal (Malayalam)’. He has also some articles to his credit. On Friday, 23rd August 2013 the Synod of the Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, gathered at Mount St. Thomas, Kerala, having received prior Papal Assent according to CCEO can. 184, canonically elected to the office of Auxiliary Bishop of the Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly Rev. Fr. Jose Puthenveettil. The Holy Father Pope Francis has assigned to the new Auxiliary Bishop the Titular See of Rusubbicari.

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