Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Preparatory Meeting for the 27th World Day of the Sick

The Archdiocese of Calcutta will host the 27th World Day of the Sick from 9-11 February, 2019 at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata as announced by Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu of Visakhapattanam & Chairman CBCI Healthcare Office. Archbishop Thomas D’Souza presided over the meeting on 23 May, 2018 at Archbishop’s House to sensitize the Core Group in the presence of Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu and Rev. Dr. Mathew Perumpil, Director General, Catholic Health Association of India and the Archdiocesan Health Care Commission. 20 delegates from Rome and 20-25 delegates from other countries will attend amounting to over 300 participants. Archbishop Thomas D’Souza will be the Chairperson and Fr. Franklin Menezes, Director of Seva Kendra will be the Organizing Secretary. The Core Committee will meet again on 19 June 2018 at 5 pm at Archbishop’s House. Kolkata has been chosen by Rome in view of Mother Teresa’s Congregation who are engaged in looking after the poorest of the poor.

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