The Sacredotal Silver jubilee Celebration of our beloved Paulose Achen was conducted in a grand manner at the St.George High School premises at Anagalapura near Bangalore on 24 th. August 2013
A galaxy of dignitaries including
our Mission Centre Chairman and Kottayam Diocese Metropolitan H.G. Thomas Mor Themotheos,
Metropolitan of the Bangalore Orthodox Diocesan Metrropolitan H.G. Dr. Abraham Mor. Seraphim,
Representative of Archbishop of Karnataka Rt. Rev.Dr. Bernard Moras
Mr. Arvind Limbavali (former minister of Karnataka and MLA)
Mr. T. John (former minister of Karnataka and MLC)
Mr. Baswaraj (MLA) and a number of other dignitaries graced the occasion.
The felicitation speeches by the Bharath Jyothi Divine Trust secretary Mr. Joy Varghese and all the dignitaries was not only a tribute to the achievements and the great service rendered by Paulose Achen during the 25 years of his priesthood, but also a brief glimpse into his life and a recollection of challenges he faced.