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Novitiate
SOCIETY OF THE CATHOLIC APOSTOLATE
Assumption of The B. V. M Province

Graduation

ANBAHAM, ANNAI THERESA NAGAR (CHINGLEPUT DIOCESE, TAMIL NADU)
The Provincial Assembly decided to have a common house for graduation for all the graduate students of our Province and left the Provincial Council to decide where the graduation students are going to be housed. After consultations the Provincial Council decided to utilize Pallotti Illam, Madurai, for the students of graduation. The Provincial Council also decided to shift the VOC for Tamil Nadu from Madurai to Chennai. Hence the Provincial Council authorized the community at Chennai to speed up the construction of the VOC building. The first floor of the building was completed by June 15, 2007. The new staff of the VOC arrived here on June 15, 2007. The second and third year students also arrived here on that day. Frs. John Peter, SAC, and Roque Teodorio Gonsalves SAC continue to be the Director and Prefect of the VOC, Fr. Christopher John, SAC joined them as the Bursar. The completed VOC building was blessed and inaugurated on August 06, 2007. At present the house serves the purpose of formation for the college going candidates. Fr. John Peter, SAC served as the Director Fr. Melwin D’ Souza, SAC as Prefect and Fr. Maria Dhanraj Thiveyarajan, SAC as the Bursar. The present staff are:
Fr. Manuel Raj - Director
Fr. J. Sam Ferix Antony- Prefect
Fr. Jesudas Arackaparambil- Bursar