On 27th June 2019, there was a joint meeting of different diocesan commissions held at Bishop's house Satna to finalize the year plan of the commissions.
On 16th August 2019, there was another joint meeting in connection with the extra ordinary month of mission, October 2019 in order to prepare an action plan for the eparchy of Satna.
The Commission for Catechism of the Eparchy of Satna had organized a zonal orientation cum workshop for the Catechism Teachers of the Eparchy on Sunday, 01 September 2019. The program was organised simultaneously in three zones.
Singrauli Zone: For the teachers of the Singrauli Zone, the venue was St. Paul's Church, Waidhan, 16 teachers from the zone attended the workshop. Rev. Fr Thomas Puthenthayil, the Director of Rakshadham Ashram together with Rev. Fr Augustine Chittooparambil and Rev. Fr Paul Uthiniparamban successfully conducted the program.
Satna Zone: Christ Jyoti Sr. Sec. School, Satna was the venue for the Satna Zone. The program was well attended by 18 catechism teachers of the zone. Rev. Dr George Mangalapilly, professor of St. Ephrem's Theological College led the workshop and orientation program at Satna. Rev. Dr Cyriac Puliyampallil, the Dean of Studies of ETC was the resource person of the second session. The third session was guided by Rev. Fr Antony Panachinkal. Rev. Fr Kuriakose Kachappilly, the Manager of the School made all the arrangements for the smooth functioning of the program.
Tikamgarh Zone: Rev. Fr Varghese Kannukadan, the Parish Priest of Maria Mata Church was the host of the program. Rev. Fr Joseph Vandakathil and Fr Paul Umassery were the resource persons of the program. It was attended by 07 catechism teachers of the zone. Rev. Fr Job Vallianal, Rev. Fr Martin Punnolil and Fr Erosian Ekka met the participants and encouraged them.
We have proposed the zonal level annual event of Bible fest for catechism students on 02 October 2019.
The commission gratefully remembers the selfless service of Fr Dominic Savio Kollarettu as assistant director, commission for catechism. We thankfully remember the service of Sr Vineeta SH as Sister Animator. The commission wishes them all the very best for their future endeavours.
May God bless Satna!