Report of the 41st LRC Seminar (MISSION SEMINAR 2011)

St. Thomas Christians and Evangelization
Dharmaram College, Bangalore
22-24 November 2011


PROGRAMME of 41st LRC SEMINAR

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

14.00 hrs Registration
14.30 hrs Inauguration: His Beatitude Mar George Alenchery, Major Archbishop
15.30 hrs KEY-NOTE ADDRESS: Mar Gregory Karotemprel CMI
16.30 hrs TEA/COFFEE BREAK
18.30 hrs PANEL DISCUSSION (Experiences of Missionaries, Sisters, Catechists)
20.00 hrs SUPPER
20.45 hrs Cultural Items from Missions & honouring of veteran Missionaries

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

106.30 hrs Eucharistic Celebration (English)
07.45 hrs BREAKFAST
09.00 hrs Biblical and Early Christian Foundations of Evangelization and the Thomas Christians of India:
Dr. Andrews Mekkattukunnel
(Diocese of Pala)
09.45 hrs Witnessing to Christ in the Indian Context: The Missionary Life of St Thomas Christians: Dr. Francis Thonippara, CMI
10.30 hrs TEA/COFFEE BREAK
11.00 hrs Evangelization in India through St. Thomas Christians: Dr. Xavier Kochuparampil (Diocese of Kanjirappally)
11.45 hrs Mission Ad Gentes and the Pastoral care of Migrants according to the II Vatican Council and the Codes of Canon Law: Dr. James Pampara, CMI
12.30 hrs LUNCH BREAK
14.30 hrs The Symbols of Christian Identity: The Seven Point Program of ChandaDiocese introduced by Late Bishop Januarius CMI: Dr. Varghese  Puthuparampil, CMI
15.15 hrs Challenges to Evangelization in India: Dr. Vincent Kundukulam (Diocese of Trichur)
16.00 hrs TEA/COFFEE BREAK
18.00 hrs Mission as the Cutting Edge of Theology: Dr. Anto Karokaran, CMI
18.45 hrs PANEL DISCUSSION II (on Missionary Formation by Experts)
20.00 hrs SUPPER
20.45 hrs Cultural Items from Missions and honouring of veteran Missionaries

Thursday, 24 November 2011

06.30 hrs Eucharistic Celebration (Hindi)
07.45 hrs BREAKFAST
09.00 hrs Proclaiming Christ in Indian Language: Pluralisitc India and Evangelization through Dialogue and Inculturation: Dr. Saju Chackakackal, CMI
09.45 hrs Migrant St. Thomas Christians in India and Abroad: A New Way of Evangelization: Dr. Augustine Tharappath, CST
10.30 hrs TEA/COFFEE BREAK
11.00 hrs The Vocation and Mission of the Syro-Malabar Laity Today: Dr Joby Koottumkal, MST
11.45 hrs Missionary Vocations of Syro-Malabar Church and the Globalized Society: Dr. Josey Thamarassery, CMI
12.15 hrs PANEL DISCUSSION III (on Catechesis, Liturgy & Family Life)
13.00 hrs LUNCH BREAK
14.30 hrs VISION PAPER: Joyful Sharing of Mar Thoma Margam: The Roadmap for Evangelization: Dr. Paulachan Kochappilly, CMI
15.30 hrs CONCLUDING SESSION
16.15 hrs TEA/COFFEE & DEPARTURE


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