Official Website of CSI Parish Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

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Announcements & Activities for 21.09.2014 & 28.09.2014

(For more information, please contact our Presbyters Rev. K.P. Mohan Das, Mob. No. 9446330756 or Rev. R. Shibu, Mob. No. 9495706850)

1. Odisha Mission Field Visit: The 14 member team from our parish headed by Rev. R. Shibu, Associate Vicar, visited Odisha Mission Field and returned to Kattakada on 17.09.2014. They shared their experiences in the mission field during the Sunday Service on 21.09.2014. It was intimated by Rev. R. Shibu that the village life in Odisha is economically self-reliant. But they still undergo various kinds of exploitations due to the lingering caste system. They accept the Gospel with much enthusiasm.
The Mission Field urgently needs some furniture like chairs and table. A two wheeler is needed for commutation between various centres in the Misison Field, as the journey from one village to the nearest one would take nearly 300 KM and public transport facilities are rare. Also, the Centre is working on a rented land. Funds are needed to meet all these requirements. Anybody interested in helping the Odisha Mission Field may contact our Presbyters.

2. Poor Fund Month Concluded: The Poor Fund Month has been observed from 31.08.2014 to 28.09.2014 with a view to augment the permanent fund being used for humanitarian purposes. Donations have been made by the parish members for the purpose during this month. The concluding function was held on 28.09.2014 during the Sunday Service. Dr. R.L. Rag, Director, John Cox Memorial CSI Engineering College, Trivandrum has been the Chief Guest.

3. Merit Sunday: The Annual Merit Sunday has been held on 28.09.2014. Those who have qualified in SSLC (Matriculation) and above examinations have been felicitate by Dr. R.L. Rag, Director, John Cox Memorial CSI Engineering College, Trivandrum. Those who have been honoured include Rev. Shibu (Associate Vicar, CSI Kattakada), Rev. Prasanth S.P. CSI CHani) and Rev. Sunil Sy (CSI Anchumarankala) on completion of their M.Th studies. A rare aspect of the function has been the couples Dr. Binu L.S. (Asst. Professor, Govt Engineering College, Trivandrum) and Dr. Rini Johns (Asst. Professor, Lourdes Matha College for Engineering, Kuttichal) both of whom honoured for completing their Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) in Engineering.

4. Homage to Dr. Raseeyamoney: A Memorial Prayer has been conducted for Dr. Raseeyamoni on 28.09.2014 during the Sunday Service. In the memorial speech, Rev. K.P. Mohandas pointed out that the real testimony in life is not the one that we give of ourselves, but the one that the others give of us. Dr. Raseeyamoney’s life was an inspiration to tohers and she gave a chance to others to see Christ through her.