It is with immense joy and deep gratitude to God and to the Blessed Mother of Carmel that the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the Province of St. Joseph of South Kerala celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the religious profession of Friars Francis Sales, Marydasan K.S. Joseph Anthony, Shajers Robert and Jess Martin. The Thanksgiving Mass was celebrated on September 10, 2022, at 10:30 am, at the Provincial House of St. Joseph, in Kottiyam. The celebration was enlivened by the presence and prayers of families, relatives, friends and men and women religious from many congregations..
On Tuesday, September 20, the Friars of the Generalate celebrated the 25th anniversary of religious profession of Friars Robert Mary, Rafał and Jerome. The whole community gathered for the Thanksgiving Mass at noon. Several confreres, relatives and friends joined us so that we could celebrate the festivities together. Afterward, everyone gathered to share a hearty and festive lunch. May the Lord and His Holy Mother bless our friars and their ministry at the service of the Order and the Church.