We are pleased to welcome to our diocese Reverend Jaison Varkey Cherumadathil, C.F.I.C., a member of the Indian Province of the Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception who arrived in the diocese on Tuesday January 9th.

Father Jaison was ordained to the priesthood on May 18, 2002, in Angamaly, India. He has twice been Assistant Pastor, once at St. George Forane Church in Edathuva and once at St. George Church in Ernakulam. He has held positions at several institutions run by his Congregation, among them Director of a school hostel, Director of Emmanuel Clinic, Director of a Poor Boys Home, Provincial Director of the Indian Province of his Congregation as well as Superior at several formation houses.  He has also completed studies in philosophy and theology and holds a Master’s degree in Spirituality from St. Thomas Aquinas in Urbe Angeliccum, Italy.

Bishop Hundt has appointed Father Jaison to ministry and enculturation at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Redeemer and of the Immaculate Conception.  Please join in making Father Jaison welcome in our diocese and in praying for God’s blessings upon him as he begins his new appointment.