Inauguration of Year of St. Joseph & Year of Family
Rajkot: The Eparchy of Rajkot inaugurated the Family Year as well as the Year of St. Joseph on the feast of St. Joseph on 19 March 2021. His Excellency Mar Jose Chittooparambil, Emeritus Bp. Mar Gregory Karotemprel, and Rev. Fr. Joychen the Vicar General inaugurated the Family Year by lighting the lamb and celebrated the feast of St. Joseph in a very solemn way. And as part of the Year of Family, all the families in the Parishes were given a small prayer to recite. The Holy Eucharist was officiated by his Excellency Mar Jose Chittooparambil at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church, Rajkot at 6:30 pm. Rev. Fr. Joychen, the Vicar General of the eparchy delivered the Homily. Many fathers, sisters and lay faithful attended the Holy Eucharist.
Chrism Mass, Lenten Recollection, and Presbyterium Meeting
The Eparchy of Rajkot Celebrated Chrism Mass and Presbyterium meeting on 29 March 2021 at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church, Rajkot. Mar Jose Chittooparambil officiated the Liturgy along with Emeritus Bishop Mar Gregory Karotembrel and all priests of the eparchy. There was a recollection talk and confession led by Rev. Fr. Jose Panadan SJ. Most of the priests were present for the recollection talk and participated in the Presbyterium meeting and Chrism Mass.