ASSISI MALAR (A VOLUNTEER GROUP)
Assisi Malar was formed in the year 2012 January 22nd. With permission and Blessing, and inaugurated byat the time Parish Priest Rev, Fr. James Kallaracken, Fr. Amaladass B. Assitant parish Priest. And led by Fr.Simon A. In the later years.
Assisi malar is the one of the association in the Parish, we take part in liturgy, Choir, and assuring the peoplewho come to service. We take major role in mission Sunday by putting up stall selling food items and incomeout of that is given to parish.
Conducted Eye donation camp with the help of Lions Eye Hospital, around 108 volunteers came forward todonate the eye, conducted eye camp and selected people cataract surgery at free of cost. With the help optholDepartment of St. John’s Medical College Hospital.
Celebrating Pongal festival Harvest, with Eucharistic service and sports for the people present and prises weredistributed, to make day sweet, sweet Pongal is distributed.
It made big name by preparing huge crib clipping from creation till the coming of the Christ. With the help ofthe present Clergy team, Co-ordinated by Rev. Fr. Praveen D’ Souza.
We have data Base of the blood donors who given the blood in the parish and added volunteers from outsidethe parish by helping the people who needs the blood.
Keeping the nature and pollution we distributed plants for the after the mass on feast of St. Francis of AssisiAnd this year for the children ofcatechism for the world environment day plants were distributed by ParishPriest Rev. Fr. Johny Antony, and Rev. Fr. Peter Selethnathan.
Future Plans: planning to have Young Assisian group (wing of Young Assisi Malar)
Reach out programs, like visiting Cloister homes, old age Homes, orphanages ECT And to be helping handto the needy people in the parish.
Will be having repeated Eye Camp for the cataract surgery shortly.