Fr. Martin Jeramias is appointed as the assistant priest to Noble Park and Keysborough parishes in Melbourne Archdiocese with effect 27th September 2017.
Fr. Shymon Thekkekalathungal is appointed as the assistant parish priest to Christ the Light parish of Mernda Melbourne Archdiocese with effect 16th November 2017.
Dn. Roshin Michael has been ordained to priesthood on 24- March 2017 by the Bishop of Quilon.
Fr. Roshin michael is appointed as the assistant parish priest to St. Bartholomew church, Poovar, in Trivandrum Archdiocese.
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