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Our Lady of Rogate Ashram

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Rogate AshramCommunity Photo FinalOur Lady of Rogate Ashram, was founded in the year 1987 by the first Italian missionary to India, Fr. Antonio Barbangelo. Fr. Antonio began the Rogationist mission in view of starting a seminary for the formation of young people, who desires to become Rogationists priests and religious. India was a fertile land for vocations and the first seminary was started by June 1987 with few young boys, who wanted to experience the Rogationist religious formation. Fr. Barbangelo was assisted by many other Italian and Filippino priests and brothers in the starting Indian mission. The first batch of novices professed their religious vows on June 01, 1991. The number of seminarains were increasing every year and a convenient formative environment was indispensable for the growing number of religious formation India. The construction of the new minor seminary was began in the year 1989 and it was completed after a year and the new formation house was blessed and inaugurated in July 03, 1991. Mons. Abraham Karedan blessed the new seminary and then Superior General, Fr. Pieatro Ciffuni inaugurated the seminary. The number of seminarians in the year 1991-1992 was almost 70 and the number of vocations were increasing. In the year 1999, the first Indian Rogationist priest, Fr. Joseph Mailapparambil was ordained followed by Fr. Devassy Painadeth in the year of the jubilee 2000. 

Our Lady of Rogate Ashram - Persons In Charge

Fr.Shibu Kavungal RCJ

Rector, prefect of theology students

shibukg@rcj.org

Fr.Saji Puthuparambil RCJ

Vice-Superior

Jibi Edathiparamban RCJ

Treasurer