Welcome for recently-arrived priests


The recently-arrived pastor for the Syro-Malabar Catholic community visited the Catholic Pastoral Centre Oct. 26: (l-r) diocesan Vicar General Fr. Kevin McGee, Fr. John Paleethottathil Kurian of Christ the King Syro-Malabar community, and Saskatoon Bishop Mark Hagemoen. The Syro-Malabar rite is an Eastern Catholic Church based in Kerala, India. (Photo by Catherine Couture.)

A welcome committee was on hand earlier today to greet Fr. Benedict Arakkal, who has arrived in the diocese of Saskatoon from the diocese of Kannur, India. Fr. Benedict will be serving in hospital chaplaincy.
Group photo at the airport (l-r): Jackie Saretsky, Catherine Couture, Fr. Benedict Arakkal, Rita Flaman-Jarrett, Fr. Peter Ebidero, and Fr. Santhosh Thekkekulam, VC. (Submitted photo)

Welcome to another recently-arrived priest, Monsignor Don Pavilando (left), who was introduced at Administration Day in September by Saskatoon Bishop Mark Hagemoen. Monsignor Pavilando is serving as associate pastor at St. Patrick Parish in Saskatoon. (Photo by Kiply Lukan Yaworski)

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