Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery’s 75th birthday celebration

  • Posted on: 30 October 2018
The Platinum Jubilee (75th Birthday) of Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery was celebrated on October 28, 2018 under the auspices of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy. The celebration was held in conjunction with Bishop’s day and began with the Holy Mass at 10:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral Church. The Holy Qurbono was celebrated by Bishop Stephanos and was concelebrated with Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery, Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath, Rev. Fr. Noby Ayyaneth, Rev. Fr. Mathew Thundiyil, Rev. Fr. Michael Edathil, Rev. Dr. Gigi Philip. Rev. Dr. Saji G. Mukkoot, Rev. Dr. George Ooonnoony, and Fr. Ignatius OIC Rev. Fr. Mathew Thundiyil preached the homily during the Mass. Rev.Fr. Francis Samuel OIC also was present. After the celebration of the Holy Mass, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery was felicitated by Bishop Mar Stephanos, and he was presented with 4 flower bouquets, a Rosary Ring by Mar Stephanos, a Ponnada (Golden shawl) by Mr. Kunnumpuram, and a plaque by Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath. After the presentation of the gifts, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery spoke in reply to the felicitation