Eparchial Chronicle
11/12/1976 Sri.K.M.George,Hon.Minister for Transport and member of Pastoral Council died.
12/02/1976 The dedication of the Idukki Project to the Nation byPrime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi.
08/09/1975 Snehalayam at Malayinkeezhu, Kothamangalam started foraged men.
15/08/1974 Unification of the Sacred Heart Sisters of the Syro-Malabar Churchunder one Mother General.
10/08/1974 Revision of the subsistence allowance for priests amd churchemployees.
26/07/1974 Massive landslide in High Ranges and consequent diocesan reliefworks among the flood victims.
05/05/1974 Consecration of Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil of the newly erectedDiocese of Berhampur, the first missionary Bishop from the Diocese.
20/01/1974 Diocese celebrated the "Sapthathy" of His Excellency the Bishop.
22/12/1973 The "Sapthathy" of His Excellency Mar Mathew Pothanamuzhi.
08/12/1973 The Diocesan Statues "Niyamasamgraham" ''jMpoyU}YzU'' was approved and promulgated.Formation of the Senate of Priests according to the new constitution.
01/11/1973 Constitution of the Diocesan Senate of Priests was promulgated.
26/08/1973 Yearly celebration of the Catechetical Sunday started.
10/03/1973 The new Constitution of the Diocesan Pastoral Council wasapproved and promulgated
01/01/1972 19th Centenary of St. Thomas was celebrated in the diocese with greatsolemnity. Ten thousand copies of the Bible for daily reading weredistributed in a compaign to foster daily reading of the Bible. Thediocesan housing scheme was boosted up and a diocesan Marriage Fundinaugurated as centenary Souvenir.
01/01/1972 The diocese took active part in the struggle to preserve thefreedom of higher education, against the move of the government to bringit under state control.
01/01/1971 Carmel Social Centre opened at Karakunnam helping and trainingpeople in match works.
01/08/1970 Parishes of Pyngottoor, Parathode, Thankamany and Vazhathope raisedto be foranes.
13/08/1969 His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Parekattil inauguratedDharmagiri Central Hospital, Kothamangalam.
23/06/1968 Vianney Hall near Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha was inauguratedfor senior students of the Minor Seminary.
21/02/1968 Feb 21 - 28 His Eminence Maximillian Cardinal De Furstenburg, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Oriental Churches, together with the Pro-Nuncio Archbishop Caprio, visited the Diocese
11/10/1967 Pastoral Council and Senate of Priests constituted.
10/10/1967 Save a Family Scheme started.
12/05/1967 Diocesan Social Service is registered.
01/05/1967 Santhinilayam, Mulavoor (Vazhappilly) was inaugurated for aged/sick priests.
10/01/1967 Tenth Anniversary of the Diocese celebrated with a Diocesan CouncilMeeting.
01/01/1967 Family Counselling centre started at Kothamangalam.