In order to serve more victims efficiently, the AMATHIKARANKAL sets up outreach programs in rotation, in more than nine centers. Thanks to the hospitality of government and private institutions the clinic at Mankulam packs up necessary equipment and travel by bus to set up outreach clinics at Divisional Hospital, Mannar; Fisheries Cooperation, Mullivaikal; Jeyapuram School, Kilinochchi; Varod Centre, Mulliavalai; etc.
One hundred students attending the coaching classes at Annai Illam, Kilinochchi, will be sitting for their Advance Level exams in August 2015. Hundred more students are being coached for the O-Level exams in December 2015. These classes were spearheaded by Fr. Ramesh, who faithfully shuttles from Jaffna every weekend to coach up these students. The community of Oblates at Annai illam are hopeful that their labor of love will yield a hundred fold.
Fr. Lucas Regini Jude Avalin OMI was ordained on the 28th of May 2015 as the 91st priest for the Province of Jaffna. He was ordained by Bishop Thomas Saundaranayagam, at St.Mary’s Cathedral, with six other priests for the Diocese of Jaffna.
Deacons Seemanpillai Alstan Roche OMI & Manuelpillai Patrick Prashanth OMI were ordained on the 8th of April 2015 for the Province of Jaffna. They were ordained together with eight other priests by Bishop Rayappu Joseph atSebastian’s Cathedral, Mannar.