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Though Christmas is celebrated with great enthusiasm universally, Easter is the greatest feast of Christians. St.Paul makes it clear in his first letter to the Corinthians, "If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain"(1 Cor 15/14). Hence the feast of Easter is the foundation of Christian faith and hope, love and life. Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified and died for our sins has risen from the dead on the third day according to the scriptures, is the early confession of faith of the Apostles. How did they reach this certainty, whose faith in Jesus was shattered at the crucifixion and death of Jesus? How is it possible to proclaim the message of Resurrection with boldness risking their own lives, when they went on their way with despair and discouragement (Lk. 24/13-14) even hid themselves closing the door of the room being afraid of the ...
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The Major Seminarians are available for Easter Ministry. Those who are in need of them are kindly requested to apply to me as early as possible.

In the service of the Lord,
Fr. G. V. Panneerselvam
Financial Administrator

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Bishop Most Rev. Dr. M. Devadass Ambrose
6th October 1947
Ordination Date:
5th August 1974
Appointed as Bishop of Tanjore:
24th September 1997

Pious Association

In the Diocese of Thanjavur the following Pious Associations functions are Legion of Mary, St. Vincent De Paul Society, Franciscan Third Order, Holy Childhood.
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Social Service

The Diocese of Thanjavur runs two Social Service Organizations are Thanjavur Multipurpose Social Service Society and Pudukkottai Multipurpose Social Service Society
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Diocesan ORDO

Check our complete diocese details in this page like Total Area, Catholic Population, Vicariates, Parishes, Quasi Parish, Substations, Diocesan Priests
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    The vocation situation is satisfactory at present.