Born near Lyon, France, this farmer’s son studied for the priesthood for many years, and eventually was ordained more for his devoutness and goodwill than for other qualities. But he became a model parish priest in Arsen-Dombes, where he served for 40 years. He was devoted to his parishioners and became famous for rigorous preaching and insights in the confessional. The Cure of Ars, as he was known, spent up to 18 hours a day hearing the confessions of pilgrims who sought him out. He is the patron of parish priests.
The Eparchial Bible Quiz will be part of the Faith Formation program. It will be conducted at three levels (Parish, Regional and Eparchial levels) for various age groups. The Nuhro 2022 Bible Quiz will be conducted online at all levels. The Quiz Questions for the Adult group will be given in Malayalam based on the POC Malayalam Bible. The Malayalam quiz option is only available to the adult group. The English Bible Quiz is based on The New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE).
On Sunday, February 13, 2022, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is celebrating MCCL Day, This takes place on the Sunday following the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple (Mayaltho). The Church recognizes the truth that the future of our Church is in its children. Therefore, the Church gives great importance to the faith formation of the children and their Christian personality formation. It is the desire and the dream of the Church that our children grow up like Child Jesus, “who increased in wisdom and in years, and in divine and human favour” (Lk 3:52).