Rev. of  Fr. P.P.Philip OMI,  completes  his 50 years 0f service  in   Priestly Ministry.  He was  the former Provincial of the Jaffna Province. He has been a successful missionary in different ministries  in  various places. He was a missionary in India and in South Africa,  especially in the field of spiritual animation for Priests, Nuns and Seminarians. 

At present he is attached to the Oblate Juniorate,  Columbuthurai,  Jaffna.  The Rector and the Juniorists  celebrated his Golden Jubilee at Amala Utpavam Columbuthurai, Jaffna,  last month. Recently, the Parishioners of  St. Antony’s Church,  Paasaiyoor, Jaffna,  from where he hails  also celebrated this event. The Bishop of Mannar,  Rt. Rev.  Dr. Rayappu Joseph and  Bishop Victor Gnanapragasam who also hails from Passaiyoor graced the occasion. There were many Diocesan Priests, Religious, Sisters and Seminarians who also present at the occasion.