ARCHDIOCESAN VOCATION COMMISSION 2016-17
The Altar Servers Rally cum Pre-Vocation camp for the vicariates of Avadi, Thiruvallur and Alphonsapuram was held at St Francis de Sales Church, Thiruvallur on 14th August 2016 (Sunday). The total of 359 altar servers participated from 19 parishes, namely, Anna Nagar, Avadi, K G Kandigai, Kadambathur, Kamaraj Nagar, Manavala Nagar, Morai, Muthapudupet, Pannur, Pattabiram, Pazhanjur, Perambakkam, Poompozhil Nagar, Poonamallee, Sevvapet, Thiruthani, Thiruvallur, Thiruvelangadu and Thozhudhavur. The Rolling Shield was won by St Mathew’s Church, Kadambathur.
Women Religious Congregations availed the opportunity to seek for aspirants during the rally. We sincerely thank Rev Fr Victor Ramesh, Parish Priest of Thiruvallur Parish for the arrangements made at the Parish and especially for sponsoring lunch, refreshments and his encouraging support. We also thank the parish priests who had motivated their altar servers into this service and the animators who accompanied them.
On 7th August 2016, Guindy vicariate organized a rally for the altar servers’ at Little Mount Parish, in collobration with the vocation commission team. We appreciate the Vicar Forane and the parish priests of Guindy vicariate for taking this initiative and for hosting it. Vocation motivation programme for the aspirants who are undergoing their XI and XII was held at Infant Jesus Minor Seminary, Vellavedu on 15th August 2016. Around 11 aspirants participated in this programme. The next Altar Servers Rally is being planned for Ambathur, Perambur and Thiruvottriyur vicariates jointly and will be informed shortly.
Frs Delasal & Sekar