Bijnor: Bishop Mar Joseph Kodakkallil ordained Deacon Antony Kodakkallil a priest on 4 May 2021 for the eparchy of Bijnor. The newly ordained priest belongs to the eparchy of Thamarasserry. Mar Joseph Kodakkallil ordained him in his home parish, St. George Church, Chundathumpoyil following the Covid protocol.
Medical and Ration Kit Distribution
Bijnor: In the severe widespread of the second wave of the Covid-19, the eparchy of Bijnor distributed 20000 medical kits for the Catholics and Khristubhaktas' families under the guidance of Bishop Mar Vincent Nellaiparmbil and Rev. Fr. Viju Sebastian, Director of Medical Department.
The medical department took continuous efforts to reach medical support to every place of the eparchy with the help of Govt. officials amidst the lockdown and other covid protocols. The eparchy distributed approximately 10000 ration kits in collaboration with the Karuna Social Service Society, the social work wing of the eparchy to the poor and covid affected families. Rev. Fr. Babu George, the Director of Social Work coordinated the distribution activities.