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Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar on 12th  to 17th February 2018 at POC 

PRO and Media Directors Meeting   

PRO and Media Directors Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm  ( Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathius )

Bible Commission Meeting   

Bible Commission Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm ( Bp. Abraham Mar Julios )

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet   

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet on 24th February 2018 at POC 

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors   

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors on 25th February 2018 at 9.00am 

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting   

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting on 27th February 2018 at POC 

Education Meeting   

Education Meeting on 28th February 2018 at POC 

K C F Executive Meeting   

K C F Executive Meeting 3rd March at 5.pm

Youth Commission Meeting   

Youth Commission Meeting 

Jesus Fraternity Meeting   

Jesus Fraternity Meeting on 11th March 2018 at L F auditorium


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POC ANNUAL REPORTS

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His Excellency Rt. Rev.Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal
His Excellency Rt. Rev.Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal
Bishop's House. Malaparamba
Bishop's House. Malaparamba, Kozhicode-673009
0495 2377013,2376648
calicut_diocese@yahoo.com

  Birth  7-2-1953
 
  Ordination
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Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal was born on Feb. 7, 1953 at Malapallipuram in Thrichur district of Kerala which belongs to the diocese of Kottapuram. After schooling he joined seminary in 1971 for the diocese of Calicut. He completed his seminary studies at St. Josephs Seminary, Mangalore. He was ordained a priest by Bishop Maxwell Noronha on April 2, 1981 in Mother of God Cathedral, Calicut. He took his Master of Theology from Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye and completed his Master of Arts (History) from University of Mysore. During 1986 and 1991 he did his doctorate in canon law from Pontifical Urban University, Rome. He taught in the seminary from 1992 -1998. He was a professor of Fundamental Theology, Canon Law and Moral Theology. He also served as Dean of Studies. He was appointed as bishop on Nov. 5., 1998 and was consecrated as the first Bishop of Kannur on Feb.7., 1999. The bishop has taken as his motto According to Your Will. He was transferred to Calicut diocese on May 15, 2012. The Calicut diocese was lying vacant after Bishop Joseph Kalathiparambil appointed as the secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants at Vatican two years ago.

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