The central house address for correspondence is changed. The new address is 7385 Boulevard Parent, Trois-Rivières, QC G9C 0M5, Canada.
Fr. Shyju Dasayyan is appointed Vicar forane for the Balaramapuram vicariate in the diocese of Neyyattinkara, South India. He is also appointed as parish priest to Mangalathukonam. Frs. Sony Nellivila, Roshin Michael, Aneesh George are appointed assistant priests at different places in Neyyattinkara dioces.
Fr. Shabin is appointed Parish priest in St. Mary's church in Thornbury, with effect from 11-02-2018.
The new Councils and their appointments.
The Central Administration has divided the India region into Tamilnadu Region and Kerala Region.
Kerala Region has Fr. Johny Puthenveettil as the Director and his counselors are Fr. Francis (Asst.Director), Fr.Victor Everystus,
Fr. Ajimon, and Albert Joosa and Anthoniyal Flossy as married couples.
The very first Tamilnadu Regional Director is Fr. Joseph Sengol and his counselors are Fr. Churchil (Asst.Director), Fr. John Cleetus and Rex Lourderaj and Mariya Poorna Jaya as married couples.
The name 'IVD' means Institute Voluntas Dei (Latin), in English it means Will of God. It is a secular Institute with Pontifical approval. It has priests, laymen, married couples and spiritually affiliated persons. It was founded in Canada and eventually spread throughout the world and, hence, in India. This Institute is flourished in 22 countries worldwide.
Address:Institute Voluntas Dei
Kerala, India. 695521