Deacon dies while serving on Corpus Christi Day

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A 27 year-old deacon who was to be ordained a priest in 6 months time has passed away on Jun 20, the feast day of Corpus Christi. Jerin Joyson Chittilapilly who belongs to the Eparchy of Kalyan in Maharashtra had just celebrated his 27th birthday a day before on June 19. Deacon Jerin was born on 19 June 1992 and was brought up in Mary Matha Parish in Sakinaka, Mumbai. He joined for priesthood for the Eparchy of Kalyan in 2007 and did his philosophy at St Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Kottayam and Theology at Papal Seminary, Pune.

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