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CHARISMATIC COMMISSION
Posted On : 01-01-2020

1.Intercessory Prayer at Epiphany Centre: On Fridays, 06, 12, 20, 27, December 2019, the Diocesan Charismatic team members had a special Intercessory prayer at Epiphany Pastoral Centre. 25 members gathered and prayed for Vocation and intensions of the Diocese. Thanks to the team members for the active participation.

2.Night Vigil at Epiphany Centre: On Saturday, 14 December 2019, Full Night vigil prayer was organized by the Diocesan Charismatic Commission members. 35 members from various parishes participated. Rev. Fr. Kirubakaran offered Holy Mass and shared the Word of God. Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Kirubakaran and the team members for all their effort and participation.

3.Second Saturday Special Prayer: On Saturday, 14 December 2019, one day prayer meeting was organized by the Diocesan Charismatic Commission members. Rev. Fr. Francis, OCD, conducted the prayer service. The day began with Praise and worship, breaking of the Word, Holy Mass and then ended with the devotion to Mother Mary. Nearly 125 members from various parishes participated. Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Francis, OCD, the Diocesan team members, Rev. Sisters, volunteers and the benefactors for their prayerful presence.
4.Prayer at Minor Seminary: On Sunday, 15 December 2019, the Diocesan Charismatic team members conducted the evening prayer service at Minor Seminary, Salem. All the inmates actively participated in the prayer service. Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Michael Raj Selvam, Rector, Rev. Fr. Staley, Vice Rector for the cordial support and cooperation.

5.Healing Prayer and Adoration for the Presentation Novices: On Saturday, 30 November 2019, the Diocesan Charismatic team members conducted healing prayer and adoration for the Presentation Convent Novices at Epiphany Pastoral Centre. Eight of them actively participated in the prayers service. Sincere thanks to the Presentation community and the team members for making the day meaningful.

6.Prayer at Kosavampatti: On Sunday, 01 December 2019, the Diocesan Charismatic team members conducted evening Novena prayer service at Kosavampatti parish. Nearly hundred people actively participated. Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Arul Francis Xavier, Parish Priest and the Parishioners for the support.

CATHOLIC SENIOR CITIZENS MOVEMENT
15th Year Annual Day Celebrations: On Thursday, 05 December 2019, the Catholic senior citizens of our diocese celebrated their 15th Annual Day at Marthas Hall, Pastoral Centre. Nearly forty of them participated. Holy Mass was offered by Rev. Fr. Bernard Joseph, Parish Priest, Siluvaigiri. Annual report was presented, after felicitations grand lunch was served. Sincere thanks to the Executive committee and the team members for this noble task.
The Catholic Senior Citizens of our diocese had their monthly gathering at Epiphany Pastoral Centre on Saturday, 07 December 2019. Members prayed for the intensions of the diocese. Sincere thanks to the member for their active participation.
West Zone meeting @ Salem Social Service Society
On Tuesday, 10 December 2019, the West Zone (Ooty, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Salem) coordinators and volunteers meeting was held at Salem Social Service Society. The main purpose of the meeting was to identify the common problem in these areas and to plan out joint ministries for the future. Many ideas were discussed in this meeting and finally the house unanimously accepted to concentrate on River Cauvery and the issues related. Action plans were made, which will be discussed in the Regional for confirmation. Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Rajamanikam, Director and the Staff for all the arrangements, Planning and execution.

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