(Kotagiri, India) – The 20th June 2018, 8 young men made their first profession as Redemptorist Missionaries at Mt. St. Joseph, Kotagiri, the Novitiate House for the Bangalore Province and Majella V. Province. 6 of the young Redemptorists are from the Bangalore province and 2 are from the Majella V. Province.
Fr S. Arulanandam, the Provincial of Bangalore accepted the vows of the 6 from Bangalore while Fr Joseph Ivel Mendanha the V Provincial of Majella accepted the vows of the 2 from the Majella V Province. Fr S. Arulanandam presided and preached at the First profession Mass. The 8 newly professed Redemptorists now begin their Philosophy Studies in Varca Goa, of the V. Province of Majella.
Joseph Ivel Mendanha, C.Ss.R.