Joy Thomas

FR. JOY THOMAS

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Personal Profile

First Name, Second Name JOY THOMAS
Surname/ Family Name CHERUPUSHPAM
Date of Birth 01March 1949
Place and Diocese of Birth Vazhithala, Kerala. Kottayam Archdiocese

 

 

 

Vocation Profile

Date/Year of Joining SVD 6 June 1965
Date/Year of First Vows 15 June 1970
Date/Year of Final Vows 15 June 1977
Date/Year of Ordination 22 April 1978

 

 

Ministry Profile

Ministry & Place From To
01 Regency as regular teacher at Our Lady of Snows, Raia, Goa. 1973 1974
01 Assistant Parish Priest at Sugnu, Manipur. 1978 1979
02 Staff Member at Ishvani Kendra, Pune. 1979 1980
03 M.Th. at St. Peter’s Pontifical Inst. of Theology, Bangalore. 1980 1982
04 Telugu Studies & Research at Osmania University staying at Ramachandrapuram and later at Zaheerabad, Andhra Pradesh. 1982 1984
05 Doctorate in Missiology at Gregorian University, Rome. 1984 1987
06 Programme Coordinator of Ishvani Kendra, Pune; Central Mission Procurator, OTP & Pastoral Course Director and Professor of Missiology at JDV, Pune, Yara Theological College, Melbourne, Australia, St. Charles Seminary Nagpur, St. Peter’s Seminary Bangalore, Sacred Heart Shillong, etc. 1987 1997
07 Spanish Studies in Spain 1997 1998
08 Rector & Asst. PP at Ezpaleta, Argentina & Mission Secretary of Archbishop Bergolio SJ of Buenos Aires (Pope Francis). 1998 2001
09 Professor of the Chair in Christianity at University of Mysore. 2001 2008
Vice-Rector, Vidya Niketan, Mysore 2001 2005
Asst. Parish Priest, Bl.Teresa of Calcutta Church, Mysore 2005 2008
10 Director of Ishvani Kendra, Pune. 2008 2014
11 Ph. D. guide in Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati. 2014 2017
12 P. G. Coordinator, English Professor and Librarian of St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama, Nagaland. 2017 2020
13 Spiritual Director, St. Stanislaus Seminary, Kottayam, Kerala. 2020

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