Priestly Ordination

Cuddalore - Ordination 2Cuddalore – On August 22nd, the Guanellian family thanked the Almighty for anointing another 8 men to serve His vineyard following in the footsteps of our holy Founder St. Louis Guanella. These candidates presented themselves before the Church and Most Rev. Dr. Antony Anandarayar the Archbishop of Pondy-Cuddalore conferred the Sacrament of Holy Orders upon them. Rev. Fr. Louis, Episcopal Vicar for Religious, preached the homily inviting the newly ordained priests to represent Jesus to the people as Jesus represented the Father. Rev. Fr. Umberto, Vicar General, Fr. Soosai Rathinam, Provincial Superior, Guanellian fathers and sisters, parents, benefactors and good children were present for this Guanellian Family celebration. After the Mass the candidates thanked the Congregation, major superiors, formators and others for their trust and support throughout their years of formation. The guests were served lunch after Mass on the campus of St. Joseph’s Seminary.


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