Monday, September 28, 2009

We welcome a New Priest to the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Regina is very happy to welcome Fr. Anthony Varghese Padayatty. Fr Anthony is a member of the Heralds of Good News.

' Heralds of Good News' is a clerical missionary society of apostolic life of pontifical rite. It was instituted by Rev. Fr. Jose Kaimlett in the year 1984,in the Diocese of Eluru,India. The specific objective of this Society is to train holy and zealous priests and supply them wherever there is a need for priests in the universal church.At present, it has more than three hunred priests and they are working in North America, Italy, Holland,England,Kenya, Tanzania,Papua New gunia, India, New zeland. It has St. Joseph the worker and Mary queen of apostles as its heavenly patrons.

We are awaiting the arrival of the second member of the Heralds of Good News to also do pastoral work in our Diocese.

Fr. Anthony arrived in Regina during the Summer and is stationed as an assistant pastor in Estevan where he will spend the year becoming acclimatized to our Western Canadian Church here on the prairies.


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