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      There is a vast difference between Secular leadership and Christian Leadership.The secular leaders usually seek popularity by exhibitionism, make their authority known; manipulate people and situations to their favours and glorify themselves. Jesus himself says, "You know that among the Gentiles those whom they recognize as their rulers lord it over them. But it is not so among you; but whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all" (Mk. 10/42-44).
      In fact Christian leadership is rooted in love: Love for our master Jesus and for his flock. After the Resurrection, Jesus meets Simon Peter at the lake of the Sea of Galilee and asked him, "Simon, Son of John, do you love me more than these?" (other apostles). He said to him, 'Yes, Lord, you ...
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Rev. Fr. A. Philominraj is appointed as the coordinator of Diocesan Vision and Mission programme.

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.