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KCBC Secretaries Meeting   

KCBC Secretaries Meeting on 9th November 2017  at 9.30am

KCYM Former Leaders Meet   

KCYM Former Leaders Meet on 11th November 2017 at 4.00pm

Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Sebastian Vaniyapurackal   

Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Sebastian Vaniyapurackal on 12th November 2017 at Kanjirapilly

KCBC Vocation Commission Meeting   

KCBC Vocation Commission Meeting ( Bp. Vincent Samuel ) on 16th November 2017 at 10.00am

Family Commission General Body Meeting   

Family Commission General Body Meeting on 17th November 2017 at 10.00am

KCMS Formators Programme   

KCMS Formators Programme on 18th November 2017 at POC 

Logos Quiz State Level Programme   

Logos Quiz State Level Programme on 21st November 2017 

Logos Quiz Final   

Logos Quiz Final on 26th November 2017 


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Mar James Kalachery
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Rev. Dr. James Kalacherry (20 April 1892 – 27 October 1949) was an Indian educationalist and bishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, taking charge of the Diocese of Changanassery. Kalacherry was born on 20 April 1892 in Kainakary. He was ordained priest at the age of 27 on 19 April 1919, and as Rev Dr James Kalacherry, served as Lecturer in Logic at St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, Kottayam, Kerala. In 1927, he was appointed Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese church), India. On 19 May 1930 Bishop Kalacherry presided over the ceremony when Sister Alphonsa joined the Franciscan Clarist Congregation at St. Mary’s Forane Church Bharananganam. Sister Alphonsa was canonised as Indias first female Catholic saint on 9 November 2008. In 1933, he founded the Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (MCBS) in the mission church at Mallappally. Bishop Kalacherry also founded the Catholic Action group of the diocese. In 1945, he campaigned against the move by C. P. Ramaswami Iyer, the then Diwan of Travancore, to nationalise all schools. Bishop Kalacherry founded Assumption College, in central Travancore on 12 August 1949, providing tertiary education for women. He died in office at the age of 57 on 27 October 1949.

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