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Phone: 011-23361264
E -mail: aceci@rediffmail.com
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INVITATION
13th ACECI GENERAL  BODY MEETING
Chennai, 21-24 February, 2011

13th ACECI General Body Meeting has already been announced to you by ACECI President Fr. Varghese Paul in his Circular to all the Members of the Association. This is to invite you to join this meeting along with one or two  members from your CEC staff. 

As planned by ACECI Governing Body in its Meeting, held on the 17th of March 2010, at De Nobili College, Pune,  it is decided to hold the 13th General Body Meeting at Chennai, at the Tomb of St. Thomas, the Apostle who shared the Good News with India for the first time at the cost of his life, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of ARUCHUDAR (CEC Chennai) and  on the occasion of Silver Jubilee of  ACECI.

Dates for this meeting: 21 –24 February, 2011
Arrival on 21st February, 2011
Meetings on 22nd 23rd 24th, February, 2011.
Departure on 24thevening or 25th morning.

Place of Meeting:
“Dhyana Ashram”,
25 Madha Church Road, (near San Thome Cathedral)
Chennai – 600 028.
“Dhana Ashram” Ph. Nos: 044 - 24642821, 24952210

The Inaugural Holy  Mass:
Rt. Rev. Laurence Pius Durairaj,  Auxiliary Bishop of  Madras-Mylapore. 

Inauguration & Key-note Address:
Most Rev. Malayappan Chinnappa  SDB Archbishop of  Madras-Mylapore

Key-note Address Theme:  “Following the Foot-steps of St. Thomas, the apostle of India” 

Special Talks:
Msgr. Siluvai Ignaci: ( Director, Pontifical Mission Organizations)
Fr. Thampu Raj S.J. (Chennai) 
Mrs. Luz Marie Engineer (Mumbai)
Theme: “Evangelization Today: Ways and Means.”
These will be followed by Group discussions.

CEC Reports & Presentations:
Presentation of CEC Reports by the participating CECs. As our custom is, every CEC will also
present a short exhibition of their Centre’s evangelical activities and materials used for it. 

Participants:
Every CEC director and 1 or 2 staff-member from every CEC in India. General body Meeting consists of informative sessions which can train and animate CEC staff in the ministry of evangelical proclamation.

Invitees from Dioceses interested to start a CEC.

Board & Lodge:  free of  charge.

Registration:
The ACECI  Governing Body has proposed Rs. 300/- per participant as registration fee. This is to meet a part of the organizing expenses of this meeting. 

Golden Jubilee of Arutchudar & Silver Jubilee of ACECI:
Jubilee Celebrations will be on the 24th  February, in the evening. Most Rev. Malayappan Chinnappa  SDB Archbishop of  Madras-Mylapore will be the main celebrant at the Jubilee Holy Eucharist. The Other Jubilee celebration programmes will be organized by Arutchudar in collaboration with ACECI.

Sight-seeing: Marina beach (on 22nd Feb. evening)
Shrine of Vellankani Basant Nagar, St. Thomas Mount, Little Mount (on 23rd  after-noon)

Pilgrimage to Vellankani (Nagapatinam, in the Diocese of Tanjaur
Only for those who are interested. (going at night from Chennai on the 24th evening. Participants will meet all their expenses now on) 

Specialities of ACECI Chennai Meeting:

In Detail

 
Chennai ACECI Meeting have the additional advantages of  visiting St. Thomas Tomb, Periamalai, Chinnamalai, Vellankani and participation in the Golden Jubilee of Arutchudar.

N.B:
Please plan your participation and promote the CEC ministry of Evangelical Proclamation. Pray for evangelization of India at the Tomb of St. Thomas.

Help us to organize this Meeting:

Please  inform us regarding the Number of Participants from your CEC or from your Diocese

If you are unable to participate please let us know
Give to ACECI Secretary a copy of your Report on a CD or e-mail to National Office, New Delhi.

Visit ACECI Website:  www.knowlordjesus.org

Fr. Varghese Paul S.J.
  (President, ACECI)
Fr. Varghese Nediakalayil SVD
(Secretary, ACECI)
Fr. Paul Raj
(Director, Arutchudar)
 
 
 
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