On 30 October, Tuesday, Very Rev. Msgr. Jose Konnathuvila celebrated the Holy Qurbono. Mr. M.M. George (Palayam), Adv. Jojo Pathanapuram and Mrs. Simi Jayaraj (Marthandam) took the class on ‘New Priests: Expectations of the Laity, Financial Transparency, Relationship with Opposite Sex, Women Empowerment, Gender Discrimination, Other concerns for New Priests’.
A round table session on “New Priests: Good Shepherd, Sanctity, Sacramental & Pastoral Administration, Pastoral, Social and Political Challenges, Luxury, Critical Concerns” was conducted by Very Rev. Msgr. S. Varghese (Syncellus, Marthandam), Very Rev. Msgr. Jose Venmallottu (Syncellus, Mavelikara) and Rev. Fr. Varghese Angadiyil (Curia Office).
Dr. James Vadakkumcherry (Criminologist) took the class on ‘Child Abuse, Pedophilia, Rape, POCSO Act etc’.
Rev. Fr. Mathew Karoor (Principal, Sarvodaya School, Trivandrum) took the class on ‘Education Apostolate’