A new parish namely Kalaikkulam in Sivagangai Diocese, Tamil Nadu, was taken over by the Pallottines on 08 June, 2009. This parish territory includes 21 villages. Rt. Rev. Susaimanikkam the bishop of Sivagangai, very. Rev. Fr. Susayan SAC, a good number of Pallottine confreres, diocesan Priests, sisters and the lay people were present in the function. Rt. Rev. Susaimanikkam the bishop of Sivagangai, officiated the celebration and Rev. Fr. Prabhakar V.F. performed the initiation ceremony in which Rev. Fr. Solomon Raj SAC was installed as the first parish priest of St. Michael’s Church, Kalaikkulam.