1. Fr. Arul Joseph, as per his request, is excardinated from the Archdiocese of Madurai and simultaneously is incardinated into the diocese of La Crosse, USA in March 2018. Fr. Arul Joseph had been working in our Archdiocese and India as a Parish Priest, Pastoral Center Director, Coordinator of Commissions, Major Seminary Rector, Judicial Vicar, Chancellor and Secretary of CBCI Commission for Clergy and Seminary formation etc. The Archdiocese is really indebted to the service of our beloved Father Arul Joseph who is now doing wonderful ministry in US. The Archdiocese wishes all the best in his new ministry. May the good Lord bless him in his new missions. – Fr. Chancellor
2. Fr. M. Paul, as per his request, is excardinated from the Archdiocese of Madurai and simultaneously is incardinated into the Archdiocese of Portland (Oregon), USA in March 2018. Fr. M. Paul had been working in our Archdiocese of Madurai as Parish priest and Professor in a Major Seminary teaching systematic Theology. He has contributed a lot to the formation of future priests for so many years. Now, as per his discernment, he has decided to do ministry in US. May the good Lord bless him and the Archdiocese wishes all the best in the new assignment in US. – Fr. Chancellor
- ERECTION OF 72nd PARISH: Nakkaneri, bifurcated from Sundaranachiarpuram of Sriilliputhur Vicariate was erected a new parish on 31st July 2017 by Most Rev. Antony Pappusamy and entrusted to the pastoral care of MMI Fathers with a proper Contract signed.
- Erection of a new Holy Cross Convent: A new Community of the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod was erected at BOMMINAYAKKANPATTI of T. Sindalachery parish by Most Rev. Antony Pappusamy.
- Erection of I V Dei community: A new Society called INSTITUTO VOLUNTAS DEI was erected in the Archdiocese at Anna Nagar parish on 7th July 2017 with a proper agreement signed.
- Erection of another Holy Cross convent at Sevugampatti of Batlagundu parish was done on 19th August 2017 with a proper agreement signed. The community administers 1. Hostel for School going children 2, Deepam, A Social Service Society of the Congregation and 3 Deaddiction Center. – Fr. Chancellor.
Condolences. Fr. Michael Vincent Charles passed away yesterday (14th December 2017) and the funeral will take place today, Friday, 15th December at 3.00 pm, at Bishop’s House. – Fr. Chancellor