Vincentian Regional House Chinna Avutapalli
|Address||Vincentian Ashram, Good Shepherd Regional House, Chinna Avutapalli, 521 286, Krishna Dt., Andhra Pradesh, India.|
|Phone||08676 257229, 257224|
01. Fr. Chakkungal Antony - Regional Superior & Superior V.H.
02. Fr. Karayil Paul - Rector & Regional Finance Officer
03. Fr. Vellaplakkal Augustine - Finance Officer & Vice Rector
04. Bro. Varikuti Ravi - Regent
01. Regional House (2006)
02. Minor Seminary (2011)
HISTORY AND PRESENT ACTIVITIES
The Provincial Synaxis held in the year 2005 decided to raise Vincentian Mission in Andhra Pradesh to the status of a dependant Region. On September 27, 2005 Andhra Vincentian Mission was officially declared a Region and named as Good Shepherd Region. For the time being Vincentian House Edara was selected as Regional House. Later Regional Superior and Regional Financial officer has moved to a rented house at Gannavaram and Regional house was functioning there.
On November 09, 2007 the foundation stone for Regional House was laid by Very Rev. Fr. James Kallumkal, the Provincial Superior of Marymatha Province at the site bought for the Regional house in Chinn Avuttapalli. On February 04, 2009 the newly constructed Regional House was blessed by His Excellency Rev. Dr. Malavarppu Prakash, the Bishop of Vijayawada diocese and inaugurated by Very Rev. Fr. Varghese Puthussery, the Superior General. From then onwards the Good Shepherd Regional House is functioning in Chinn Avuttapalli. In 2011, the minor seminary of Good Shepherd region was shifted from Velugode to Chinnavuttapally for convenience sake.