FATHER JOSEPH EDAKKULATHOOR

Father Joseph celebrates 25 years in the priesthood

The evolution of the Father’s name is discussed

The following information is taken directly from a 2013 Our Lady’s Farm agenda biography of Falmouth, Kentucky’s St. Francis Xavier Church Program Administrator, Father Joseph Edakkulathoor: (In 1989 Father Joseph was ordained a priest. His first appointment as a newly ordained priest was director of All India Catholic University Federation and Chaplain of the Central Prison in India. Alongside Bishop Joseph Kundukulm at Central Prison, he constructed a church for all Christian denominations, a Hindu Temple, A Mosque, and an open air theater. This was a first in any India prison. Mother Teresa of Calcutta came to admire their accomplishments and blessed the prisoners by her holy presence.

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