Orientation Program held for newly-appointed Parish Priests of the Archdiocese


Bangalore, July 19, 2022: A one-day orientation program for the newly appointed parish priests of the Archdiocese of Bangalore was held on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at Paalanaa Bhavana, the Pastoral Centre of the Archdiocese of Bangalore.


Archbishop Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Vicars general Mgrs. S. Jayanathan and Msgr. Francis, Chancellor Fr. Arokiaraj Sathish Kumar and Newly appointed Parish Priests were present in the orientation program.


Addressing the newly-appointed parish priests, the Archbishop gave 10 points for the Parish Priests who have taken charge in their respective parishes recently.


The prelate said “Know your Church, know your people, know your Office, know your resources, know your challenges, know your Religious and Associations, know your underprivileged, know your Liturgy, know your younger generation that is the children and the Youth.”


The Vicars general also addressed the Parish Priests how they can lead the flock that is entrusted to them.


Compiled by:

Rev. Fr. Vivek Lionel Basu, Secretary to the Archbishop

Mr. Ajay Raj, PRO Office.


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