Mar Anthony Prince Panengadan, Bishop of Adilabad, Syro-Malabar Mission Diocese of Telangana, is stepping down directly to rebuild the home of a poor family that was destroyed by an unexpected fire. Recognizing the plight of the family, the bishop gathered the clergy directly to build the house. The footage of bishops and clergymen working on solid soil, despite the fire, has already received media attention.
Sankaraiah, a poor man and his family’s home in Bimaram village of Mcheriyal, which falls within the Adilabad diocese, was burnt to ashes by an electrical short circuit earlier last week.
The bishop, clergy and young people of the parish of Mamchery, began the construction of a new house to make up for the house that was completely burnt
Rev Fr Shito, Fr.Johan, Fr.Gejo, and Brother Lino among other clergy of the diocese are also directly involved in the construction work.
The Prelate also through his outfit has made available daily food service for needy patients who visit government and private hospitals near his House, which is located in the center of Manjriyal while he takes turn to have lunch with them.
The Diocese of Adilabad, which connects the poor and the neglected in Telangana, is bringing many people to Jesus through the Gospel of Mercy, AGNUS-DEI MEDIA correspondent in India, Rev Bro Ephrem Kunnappally reports.