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KCMS Meeting   

KCMS Meeting on 16th September 2017 at 9.30am

Kerala Lawyers Forum Meeting   

Kerala Lawyers Forum Meeting (NLF-K) on 16th September 2017 at 9.30am

Jesus Youth Meeting   

Jesus Youth Meeting on 17th September 2017 at 10.00am

Jesus Fraternity - Directors Meeting   

Jesus Fraternity - Directors Meeting on 20th  September 2017 at 10.00am

CHAI National Annual General Body Meeting   

CHAI National Annual General Body Meeting on 22nd and 23rd September 2017 at POC 

KTA Executive Meeting   

KTA Executive Meeting on 25th Septmeber 2017 at 11.00am

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses of Mercy Seminar on 25th September 2017 at POC 

The Preparatory Meeting for Mission Conference   

The Preparatory Meeting for Mission Conference on 26th September 2017 at 9.30am


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POC ANNUAL REPORTS

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His Excellency Rt. Rev.Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal
His Excellency Rt. Rev.Dr. Varghese Chakkalakal
Bishop's House. Malaparamba
Bishop's House. Malaparamba, Kozhicode-673009
0495 2377013,2376648
calicut_diocese@yahoo.com

  Birth  7-2-1953
 
  Ordination
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Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal was born on Feb. 7, 1953 at Malapallipuram in Thrichur district of Kerala which belongs to the diocese of Kottapuram. After schooling he joined seminary in 1971 for the diocese of Calicut. He completed his seminary studies at St. Josephs Seminary, Mangalore. He was ordained a priest by Bishop Maxwell Noronha on April 2, 1981 in Mother of God Cathedral, Calicut. He took his Master of Theology from Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye and completed his Master of Arts (History) from University of Mysore. During 1986 and 1991 he did his doctorate in canon law from Pontifical Urban University, Rome. He taught in the seminary from 1992 -1998. He was a professor of Fundamental Theology, Canon Law and Moral Theology. He also served as Dean of Studies. He was appointed as bishop on Nov. 5., 1998 and was consecrated as the first Bishop of Kannur on Feb.7., 1999. The bishop has taken as his motto According to Your Will. He was transferred to Calicut diocese on May 15, 2012. The Calicut diocese was lying vacant after Bishop Joseph Kalathiparambil appointed as the secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants at Vatican two years ago.

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