The perpetual profession and vestition of nine of our brothers: Cl. Adiyayipallil Jim, Cl. Chemplanikal Arun, Cl. Elambasseril Vipin, Cl. Kainikunnel Rony, Cl. Kaitharakuzhy Jaison, Cl. Keezhathan Sebastian, Cl. Kochuparambil Abhilash, Cl. Madathimyalil Mathew, Cl. Muttathuparambil John and the vestition of Cl. Thandel Joseph was held on 26th May, 2017 at 10 am at Don Bosco, Keezhmadu in the presence of their parents and relatives. Rev. Fr. Mathew Joyce Thonikkuzhiyil, the Provincial of Bangalore presided the concelebrated Holy Eucharist. The occasion was graced by the presence of Fr. Jose Koyickal, the Vice- Provincial, many Salesians and religious belonging to various other communities. More than three hundred were present for the ceremony. The mass animation was done by the students of philosophy. The function ended with a cake cutting ceremony followed by a fellowship meal.
The perpetual profession at Aluva marks the conclusion of the religious professions for the year 2017 in the Province thereby bringing the number of perpetual professions to 13 and first professions to 10. May God be blessed for bestowing on our province the gift of these confreres.