The Perpetual Profession of Bro Deepu Poovathinkal SDB and Bro Joby Kanimattathil SDB was solemnised on May 25, 2010 at Don Bosco, Aluva. The Holy Eucharist in the Syro-Malabar Rite, was presided over by Rev Fr Thomas Anchukandam (Provincial) and concelebrated by about 20 priests. It was celebrated at Sacred Heart Parish Church, Keezhmad (Aluva), looked after by the Salesians. Besides about 30 family members of the candidates, representatives of the parish community and nuns and novices from the neighbouring religious institutions participated in the celebrations. Fr Thomas Parekulathu (Rector, Don Bosco College, Mannuthy) delivered the homily. Fr Tom Kuzhipala was the master of ceremonies and the choir, under the leadership of Fr Yesudas Karakkat, provided melodious and meaningful singing.

The fellowship meal was served at Don Bosco, Keezhmad. The Salesian community, under the leadership of Fr Alex Kalathikattil (Rector) saw to a graceful conduct of the event.

Fr K.O. Thomas