Rev. Fr Joseph Maliparampil was born on 24- 12-1909. He was ordained priest on 21 December, 1936 at Mangalapuzha b Read More y Bishop James Kalachery. He was called to eternal reward on 9th Sept. 1998.
Founder of Cherupushpa Mission League and Promoter of Vocations
In October 1947 he founded the Chrupushpa Mission League (CML) at Bharananganam and he was its all Kerala Director till its silver Jubilee in 1972.
He promoted many young men and women to the North Indian missions. Besides accompanying the new recruits to their destinations he had been always in touch with these missionaries through visits and letters and was concerned about their welfare.
Pioneer Missionary in "Thekkan" Mission
From November 1, 1955 to July 5, 1964 Fr Joseph Maliparampil spent himself for the people of the Thekkan (Southern) Mission of the Archdiocese of Changanacherry. The new Diocese of Thuckalay is very much indebted to him for his missionary apostolate and zeal.
Founder member and Director General of MST
In 1968 he joined the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle (MST). Fr Joseph Maliparampil was nominated the second Director General in October 1968 and was elected for another term as Director General on July 12,1973.
Mission to the Migrants in Bombay
In 1975 Fr Joseph Maliparampil was sent to Bombay by Mar Antony Padiyara the then Archbishop of Changanacherry to study the problems and difficulties faced by the Oriental Christians in spiritual and liturgical matters and in the pastoral field. His report played a crucial role in the erection of the Diocese of Kalyan.
His final years were spent as spiritual father at Mangalapuzha Seminary.
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