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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

2013
2013
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His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Stanley Roman
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Stanley Roman
Bishop's House, Thangassery
Bishop's House Thangassery P.O., Quilon - 691 007
0474-2796140
stanley.roman@gmail.com

  Birth  4-06-- YY -
 
  Ordination
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   Feast  13-11-- YY -
 

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Stanley Roman was born on 4 June 1941 at Punalur in Kollam district. He is the 10th of the eleven children of Roman Fernandez and Elizabeth (7 boys and 4 girls). After Bishop Romans primary education at St. Johns L.P. School and Government U.P. School, Akkara at Punalur, he joined St. Raphaels Minor Seminary at Kollam, where he was later to be Vice Rector, for religious studies and simultaneously completed his schooling from St. Aloysius School, Kollam. In 1959, he commenced philosophy studies at St. Josephs Pontifical Seminary, Aluva. After 2 years, he was chosen to pursue priestly studies at the Pontifical Urban University, Rome, where he received a Masters Degree in Philosophy and Theology. He was ordained priest by Cardinal Agagiani, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples at St. Peters Basilica, Rome on 16 December 1966. When Father Roman returned to Kollam, he was initially appointed as the Prefect of St.Raphaels Seminary. He continued his studies and received a Master of Arts, English Language and Literature from the University of Kerala. He then joined Fatima Mata National College, Kollam as an English instructor and the bursar, and later became its principal. After holding various posts in the Diocese, he was appointed the First Rector of Carmel Giri Major Seminary, Latin rite, when St. Josephs Pontifical Seminary was re-organized on the basis of rites. He was nominated as the 13th Bishop of Kollam on 29 October 2001, while he was serving as the Rector of Carmelgiri Seminary. Dr. Roman was consecrated on 16 December 2001.[3] In 2004, Bishop Roman founded the Pradhibhodayam education program, for scholastically gifted, but financially challenged members of the Diocese. In 2007, Bishop Roman inaugurated Jagat Jyoti Mandir (House of the Light of the Universe), which is a Christian church incorporating Hindu cultural elements.[4] The 75th birthday celebrations and the sacerdotal golden jubilee of Bishop Stanley Roman was held on June 4, 2016. Following a request from the bishop, the celebration was made a low key affair. The high mass in connection with the celebrations was held at the Infant Jesus Cathedral at Tangasseri at 4 p.m. A 140-member choir added colour to the high mass. On the occasion, the Bishop conferred Papal recognitions on seven members of the laity from the diocese. The recognitions included one Chevalier, two Benemerenti and four Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medals.

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