New Parish Priest Installed

Vatluru – Fr. Peter Joseph was installed as new parish priest of Sacred Heart Church on June 2nd. Fr. Soosai Rathinam, provincial superior, Fr. Kulandai Samy, the outgoing parish priest and superior, Fr. Peter Sebastian, the new superior, Fr. Korram Joseph, the procurator of the diocese of Eluru and other Guanellian priests attended. After Mass, Fr. Soosai read the official letter appointing Fr. Peter Joseph the new parish priest and Fr. Korram Joseph read the acceptance letter from the diocese of Eluru. Fr. Soosai and Fr. Peter Sebastian handed Fr. Peter Joseph the keys of the tabernacle, a symbol of placing the faithful of the parish in his care. It was an emotional day as the village leaders and members of the pious groups honored the newly appointed and outgoing priests.

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