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JEEVAN JYOTI PAKAL VEEDU
As the Jubilee year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis is coming to a formal conclusion, a monumental and fitting follow up and embodiment of Mercy is being born by the name De Paul Jeevan Jyoti Pakal Veedu, a day home for our beloved Senior Citizens in Anthinad parish and the surroundings, in the diocese of Pala, Kerala. The centre will be built & managed by the Vincentian Congregation in close collaboration with Anthinad Parish in the land donated by Fr. Joseph Thayil. The inauguration of De Paul Jeevan Jyoti Pakal Veedu program and the blessing of the Foundation Stone took place in St. Joseph's Auditorium on 13th November, 2016 witnessed by a large audience of senior citizens in the presence of eminent personalities. Mar Mathew Vaniayakizhakkel, Bishop Emeritus of Satna diocese, in his words of blessing expressed his deep appreciation of the starting of such a needed and timely programme within the Year of Mercy and wished for the very best. He inaugurated the meeting and blessed the Foundation Stone of the Pakal Veedu building complex which is to start immediately.