Official Website of CSI Parish Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Official Website of CSI Parish Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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Announcements & Activities for 09.02.2014 

(For any enquiries, please contact Rev. T. Devaprasad – Mob: 9446265711 or Rev. S.K. Shaji John – Mob: 9446265711, country code-091)

1. Memorial Prayer: A memorial prayer was conducted for Shri. Soma Devan (Retd. Addl. S.I. of Police) and Shri. Wilson Pradeepam (Choir Master), during the Sunday service on 09.02.2014. In his memorial speech, Rev. D. Devaprasad has recounted that Shri. Soma Devan boldly faced the physical disability that happened during his police service and earned his promotions with determination. His life will continue to inspire us in times of difficulties. Shri. Skinner Watts, who represented the church choir, recalled that Shri. Wilson Pradeepam was a genius in composing music. He became the Choir Master in 1991. He was a leading member of the parish choir even before that. He served as Choir Master in some other parish churches also. The songs he composed for the V.B.S. were used by the entire diocese. May the Almighty strengthen both the families to bear the grief.

2. Healing Sunday: “Healing Sunday” was observed on 09.02.2014 under the aegis of Borad for Medical Mission, CSI, South Kerala Diocese (SKD). The physicians, nurses, para-medical staff and all other people serving in the filed of medical and palliative care were remembered  in a special prayer during the Sunday service. Dr. Raseeyamoney, who delivered the speech has enumerated the services of CSI, SKD in the filed of medical and palliative care. She has stressed that not only the doctors and medical professionals, but every person can be part of the healing ministry, as it was in the case of the slave girl in the house of Naiman in Old Testament.

3. Missionary’s Visit: Shri. Rajeesh, a missionary sponsored by our parish in Chhattisgarh, visited our parish and shared his experiences in the filed during Sunday service on 09.02.2014. A member of CSI, Kuttaninnathil, he is one the 13 missionaries sponsored by our parish.

4. CSI, Nadukani: The consecration of the new church building constructed by CSI, Nadukani (Kattakada District) has been held by Rt. Rev. Dharmaraj Rassalam, Bishop, CSI, SKD(09.02.2014).

5. Kattakada Taluk: The newly created Kattakada Taluk will be inaugurated on 11.02.2014 at 4.00 PM by Shri. Oommen Chandy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala. Shri. G. Karthikeyan (Speaker, Kerala Legislative Assembly) will preside over. Shri. Adoor Prakash (Revenue Minister, Kerala), Shri. N. Shakthan Karthikeyan (Dy. Speaker, Kerala Legislative Assembly) and other dignitaries will attend the function.

Kattakada Taluk is being formed out of Nedumangad and Neyyatinkara Taluks. This is a long time dream come true for all the people of the region. All are requested to make this occasion a grand success.