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Unfolding Events

  • October 14, 1984: The approval of the draft constitution by Rt. Rev. Dr. John Mulagada, Bishop of Eluru
  • December 12, 1984: The foundation for the Minor Seminary at Kurukkuru was laid by Bishop John
  • February 2,1985: The pioneer members Frs. Jose Kaimlett, Thomas, Alenchery, Mathew Kallikatt, K.V. Augustine & Bros. Thomas Karachira and Jose Oonnukallel made their final commitment to Society in the presence of Bishop John in his private chapel.
  • February 2,1985: Rev. Fr. Jose Kaimlett, elected the first Director General in the election conducted in Bishop’s office.
  • June 25, 1985: The Heralds of Good News Minor Seminary, blessed and inaugurated. The course starts with 28 students and Fr. Thomas Alanchery as its First Rector.
  • February 13, 1988: The foundation stone for Heralds College, Janampet, blessed by His Grace Most Rev. Augustino Cacciavillan, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to India.
  • July 2, 1988: St. Mary’s English Medium School, Prathipadau, T.P. Gudem opened.
  • June 12, 1989: St. Josephs School at Yernagudem starts functioning.
  • January 4, 1990: Heralds College, Janampet, the study house for the major seminarians opened and blessed by Rt. Rev. Dr. John Mulagada, Bishop of Eluru.
  • September 9, 1990: The Society takes up the parish of Vanasthalipuram in the Archdiocese of Hyderabad
  • December 26, 1990: The First General Assembly of the Society. Fr. Jose Kaimlett re-elected Director General and Fr. Mathew Kallikatt the Assistant Director General, Frs. Thomas Alancherry and P. Thomas elected Councillors and Fr. Thomas Karachira the procurator.
  • January 1991: The first missionary to the USA, to the diocese of Lake Charles, USA
  • May 5, 1991: The Heralds of Good News erected as a Missionary Society of Apostolic life of the diocesan Right.
  • July 7, 1991: The starting of Wagamon mission in Vijayapuram diocese , Kerala
  • December 27, 1991: Good News Press blessed and opened by Bishop M. John.
  • June 27, 1992: Inauguration of Heralds Minor Seminary, Pinakadimi.



Rev. Dr. Jose Kaimlett (Late)
Founder of Heralds of Good News

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