We are happy to inform that Rev. Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime, our Rector Major has appointed Rev. Fr. Agilan Sarprasadam, the present Vice Provincial, as the FIFTH PROVINCIAL of the Salesian Province of Annai Velankanni, Tiruchy (INT). The announcement was made on 18 December 2019.

The installation of the Provincial Elect will be held on 04 JANUARY 2020 .

Fr. Agilan was born on 22 March 1970 at Venkatakulam, Pudukottai Dt, Tamilnadu. He joined as an Aspirant at Don Bosco Thanjavur in the year 1982. He did his prenovitiate at Don Bosco Tiruppattur, his novitiate at Don Bosco Vellakinar, Coimbatore and made his first profession on 24 May 1988. He did his philosophy at The Jnanodaya Salesian Philosophical College, Retreat, Yercaud. He made his perpetual profession on 24 May 1996. He did his theology at Sacred Heart College, Poonamallee, Chennai. He was ordained a priest on 29 December 1999, by Most. Rev. Peter Fernando DD, at Amsam Trichy.

Life in various communities

1990 – 1992             Don Bosco Tirupattur                                  Practical Training 1 & 2

1992 – 1993             Don Bosco, Vellakinar                                Practical Training 3

1993 – 1996              Don Bosco Egmore, Chennai                     College Studies, B.Sc Vis.Comm

1996 – 1999              Becchi Poonamalle, Chennai                     Theology

2000 – 2000 May     Marianathapuram, Dindigul                       Asst parish priest

2000 – 2006              Savariarpalyam / DB, Dindigul                  Director/ Assistant PP / Parish Priest

2006 – 2011              Don Bosco, Vilathikulam                           Rector / Parish Priest

2011 – 2016              Don Bosco Manikandam                            Rector

2016 – till date         DB Provincial House, Kallukuzhy                        Vice Provincial