Inauguration of 150th Death Anniversary of St. Chavara
Fr. Paul Achandy is appointed as Rector of Dharmaram College, Bangalore.
Inauguration and Blessing of Christ School, Kengeri.
Fr. Kurian Kachappilly took charge as President of DVK.
JUL 14 – 21
Inauguration of Christ University Golden Jubilee Celebrations.
Blessing of St Mary’s Bhavan, Kengeri by Rev. Fr. Paul Achandy, Prior General.
Visit of Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki Archbishop of Kolin with Dr. Rudolf Sollzbacher and Mr. Nadim Amman.
FEB 10 – 13
Human Formation: Seminar cum Workshop as a part of Dharmaram Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
Rev. Fr George Edayadiyil Iis appointed as Rector.
History of Dharmaram College is published.
OCT 27, 28
Meeting of CMI Philosophers and Theologians Forum CMI Educational Summit.
Blessing and Inauguration of Christ University, Bannerghatta Campus.
Death of Rev. Dr. George Thanchan CMI.
Blessing of the new block for the Faculty of Automobile Engineering, Christ University, Kengeri Campus.
Rev. Fr. Saju Chackalackal appointed as the General Councillor for Evangelization and Pastoral Ministry.
Rev. Dr. Mathew Chandrakunnel took charge as Director of Ecumenical Christian Centre (ECC), Bangalore.
Completion of renovation of Dharmaram chapel.
Foundation Stone laid by Fr. Thomas Aykara, Rector for the extension Block of Christ University in Dharmaram campus.
Major Archbishop Mar George Cardinal Alencherry addressed the Dharmaram Community.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Aykara re-appointed as Rector.
Kuriakose Elias Chavara Study House inaugurated.
National Seminar on Moral Theology in India.
Rev. Dr. Mathew Koikara appointed as Episcopal Vicar for the Syro-Malabar Faithful of the Archdiocese of Bengaluru.
Commencement of Chavara Year.
Dr. Thomas Kollamparambil appointed as a member of International Theological Commission.
Blessing of Chavara Grotto by Fr. Rector at Dharmaram College.
Thirteen Hours Adoration in preparation for Canonization.
Canonization of Kuriakose Elias Chavara. Fr. Rector and a team of Fathers attended the ceremonies in Rome.
Celebration of Canonization, National Thanks giving Day at Rajagiri, Kakkanadu.
Blessing of Kuriakose Elias Chapel at Kengeri by Archbishop Bernard Moras.
JAN 31 - FEB 03
Revisiting Vatican II - 50 years of Renewal International Conference Vatican II.
Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee celebration of Fr. Thomas Aykara, Rector.
CRI Mission Congress at Dharmaram College.
Blessing and inauguration of Devadan Hall at Kengeri campus, by Fr. Thomas Aykara, Rector.
Blessing of Christ Special School by Fr. Rector
Inauguration of Christ Special School by Archbishop Bernard Moras.
Blessing of renovated Dharmaram Gallery by Fr. Rector.
Renewal Programme for Dharmaram Community.
Consecration of St. Jude Church, Udayanagar by Bp. Bernard Moras.
Blessing and inauguration of Dharmaram Research Centre by Msgr. Pralat Dominik Schwaderlapp, Vicar General of Koln Archdiocese.
Laying of the foundation stone of Christ University Extension Centre at Lavasa, Pune.
Blessing and inauguration of the Play School block at Christha Vidyalaya campus by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Aykara was declared as the Rector.
Blessing and inauguration of Knowledge Centre (VI Floor, Central Block) of Christ University by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Inauguration of Bl. Chavara School at Ejipura by Mar George Njaralakatt, Bishop of Mandya.
International Colloquium in Bengaluru - Towards a Strong Global Economic System by Pontifical Council for Culture Vatican, DVK and Christ University.
National Seminar on Mission Year organized by Dharmaram College, DVK and Christ University.
Laying the Foundation Stone of the Community Hall of St. Thomas Forane Church by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Blessing of the Central block of Christ University building by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Three Year Philosophy Degree Course started at DVK.
Blessing and Inauguration of St. Alphonsa Parish by Bp. Bernard Moras.
Inauguration of NODAL under Christ University at Trivandrum.
ASVAS (Centre for the Differently Abled) was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Rededication of Ejipura Blessed Chavara Church and blessing of Sunday School building by Mar Sebastian Adayanthrath, Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly.
National Seminar on Eastern Code conducted by DVK.
7th International Whitehead Conference at Christ University.
Blessing of the Engineering College at Kengeri by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Laying of the foundation stone of Christ University Centre at Lavasa, Pune.
National Seminar in connection with the year for Priests conducted by DVK.
Inauguration of Golden Jubilee celebration of the Faculty of Philosophy.
Inauguration of new block of Christa Vidyalaya.
Conclusion of Silver Jubilee celebration of St. Thomas Parish.
Rev. Fr. Jose Panthaplamthottiyil was elected new Prior General of CMI Congregation.
Laying foundation stone for the PG Research Centre of Christ College by Rev. Fr. James Narithookil. Rector.
Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara CMI took Charge as the Rector of Dharmaram College.
Laying foundation stone for DVK Research Centre by Rev. Fr. Augustine Thottakara, Rector.
Inauguration of Jonas Hall by Rev. Fr. Jose Panthaplamthottiyil CMI, Prior General.
Christ College declared University by UGC
Inauguration of Christ University.
Inauguration of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of St. Thomas Parish.
JUN 12, 13
Alumni Gathering as part of Golden Jubilee Celebration of Dharmaram; Asian Horizons released.
National Seminar on Formation and Integral education was conducted.
MA in Philosophy Course Started at DVK.
Laying the foundation stone for Ladies Hostel, Christ college by Rev. Fr. James Narithookil, Rector.
Laying the foundation of the new block of Christavidyalaya by Rev. Fr. James Narithookil, Rector.
Laying the foundation stone for Christ College of Technology and Management, Devadan.
Restructuring the old press block as living quarters.
Laying the Foundation of Dharmaram Research Centre, DVK by Rev. Fr. Antony Kariyil CMI, Prior General.
OCT 27, 28
Dharmaram Golden Jubilee celebrations
National Symposium on Natural Moral Law.
Inauguration of the auditorium of Christ College.
Blessing of the New Block of Christ Pre-Primary school by Fr. James Narithookil, Rector.
Inauguration of Dharmaram Golden Jubilee Celebration.
Christ P.U. Residential College at Devadan was inaugurated.
‘Krupalaya’, the Charitable Institution under St. Thomas Parish was inaugurated.
Christ College declared as an Autonomous College.
Laying of the foundation stone at Christ Pre-Primary School by Fr. James Narithookil, Rector.
MA in Spirituality and Counselling Course started at DVK; DVK Central Library was inaugurated.
Laying of the foundation stone of Residential College at Devadan by Rev. Fr. James Narithookil, Rector.
Erection of St. Jude Church, Udayanagar as a parish.
Blessing of Hongasandra, Holy Family Church. The Golden Jubilee of Mar Emmanuel Pothanamuzhy and Rev. Fr. Mathias Mundadan was celebrated in Dharmaram College.
Bp. Mar Emmanuel Pothanamkuzhy expired due to Cancer.
National Meeting of the CRI began in Dharmaram Campus.
Inauguration of a branch of the South Indian Bank at Christ College by Fr. Prior General.
Visit of His grace Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Pittau S.J., and Fr. Albin Graus, the Secretary and the officer respectively of the Congregation for Catholic Education.
Erection of Holy Family Church, Hongasandra as a parish.
Newly constructed bank building in DVK compound was blessed by Archbishop Ignatius Pinto, Bengaluru, and an extension counter of the Catholic Syrian Bank was inaugurated.
Rev. Fr. Antony Kariyil was elected Prior General of the CMI Congregation.
Rev. Fr. James Narithookil appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Blessing of Christ Junior College.
The newly constructed DVK Library was inaugurated by Archbishop Ignatius Pinto.
Most Rev. Edwin Regan, Bishop of Wrexham, U.K., visited Dharmaram College.
Foundation Stone of Christ Junior College was laid by Rev. Fr. Sebastian Poonolly, Rector, Dharmaram College.
Silver Jubilee of the construction of Dharmaram Chapel was celebrated with a Concelebrated Mass.
Archbishop Alan De Lastic of Delhi visited Dharmaram College.
Mar Varkey Vithayathil, Major Archbishop, visited Dharmaram College and inaugurated the National Seminar on Canon Law in DVK.
National Assembly of Kristu Jayanthi 2000 began in Dharmaram College.
Establishment of Dharmaram College, DVK, and Christ College and Schools Administrative Bodies
Establishment of the Institute of Oriental Canon Law.
Rev. Fr. Sebastian Poonolly took charge as Rector of Dharmaram College.
St. Thomas Parish was raised to the status of a Deanery.
Inauguration of the Institute of Oriental Canon Law in DVK by Mar Varkey Vithayathil, Apostolic Administrator, Syro-Malabar Church.
Blessing of new Adhyayana (DVK Residence for Sisters) building.
Blessing of Great Jubilee Memorial St. Thomas Parish Church by Mar Varkey Vithayathil, the Apostolic Administrator of the Syro-Malabar Church.
Second Block of Christ College was blessed by Rev. Fr. Domitian Manickathan, Rector, Dharmaram College
Formal Erection of Syro-Malabar parishes at Bommanahalli, Ejipura, Anepalaya, and Lingarajapuram.
The first Apostolic Visitation of Dharmaram College and DVK started under the presidentship of Mar Varkey Vithayathil, Apostolic Administrator of Syro-Malabar Church.
Blessing of Blessed Alphonsa Centre, a new chapel in the City Ward.
Rev. Fr. Domitian Manickathan took charge as Rector of Dharmaram College.
Blessing of Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chapel at Ejipura.
Rev. Fr. Mani Giles, former Rector of Dharmaram College, the new Bishop of Mananthavady.
Christ College celebrated its Silver Jubilee with the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Sri. H. D. Deve Gowda, as chief guest.
Laying of the foundation stone of Chavara Bhavan.
Blessing of PG Block of Christ College by Rev. Fr. Thomas Kadankavil, Rector.
Blessing of Chavara Bhavan by Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra, Prior General.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Kadankavil took charge as Rector of Dharmaram College.
Newly constructed Kannada Medium School (Christha Vidyalaya) blessed by Fr. Thomas Kadankavil, Rector.
Formal inauguration of Christha Vidyalaya by Sri. Veerappa Moily, Chief Minister of Karnataka.
International Seminar on “The Future of Interreligious Dialogue” inaugurated by the Governor of Karnataka, Sri Kursheed Alam Khan.
Christ School Canteen blessed by Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra, Prior General.
Newly constructed building of the Faculty of Philosophy was blessed by Msgr. Michael, the President of Weltmissio, Archdiocese of Cologne.
‘New Block’ of Christ College was inaugurated.
Blessing of the new block of Dharmaram School of Printing.
Blessing of DVK PG Block by His Eminence Cardinal Antony Padiyara.
DVK Cafeteria blessed by Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra, Prior General.
The newly constructed Administrative block of DVK was inaugurated by Cardinal Arinze, the President of the Papal Commission for Non Christian Religions.
The multipurpose hall of St. Thomas Parish was blessed by Bp. Joseph Kundukulam.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra, Rector, elected Prior General of the CMI Congregation.
Rev. Fr. Mani Giles Pothanamuzhy appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Bishop Paulinus Jeerakath died in St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru.
Body of the late Bp. Paulinus Jeerakath was brought to the Dharmaram Chapel, His Eminence Cardinal Antony Padiyara led the con-celebrated liturgy.
Blessing of the Theology Faculty Block by Archbishop Alphonsus Mathias in the new DVK Campus.
Inauguration of Christ College Library Block.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra is re-appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
National Seminar on “Mission in India Today.”
Dharmaram Pontifical Athenaeum re-christened as Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampra is appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Inauguration of Christ School and Christha Vidyalaya.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Aykara, Prior General constituted a nine member committee for the evaluation of Dharmaram.
Solemn inauguration of the new Syro-Malabar Parish (St. Thomas Parish) at Dharmaram by Archbishop Arokyaswamy.
Establishment of the Faculty of Philosophy.
150th Jubilee celebration of the CMI Congregation.
Inauguration of the School of Printing by Rev. Fr. Thomas Aykara, Prior General.
Conclusion of the Silver Jubilee celebration of Dharmaram. His Excellency Govind Narayan, the Governor of Karnataka was the chief guest and R. Gundu Rao, the Chief Minister was the President. Msgr. F. Marchisano, the Delegate from Rome, gave the Jubilee Address. Representative of the Congregation for Catholic Education and Msgr. Cerutti of the same Congregation graced the occasion.
Inauguration of 10 ‘Janatha Houses’ constructed by Dharmaram with Government aid on the Bengaluru-Mysore road, near Devadan Farm.
First Death Anniversary of Bp. Jonas Thaliath observed with Solemn Requiem Mass. A portrait of Bp. Jonas Thaliath unveiled in the auditorium.
Inauguration of the Housing Colony near St. Mary’s Farm constructed by Dharmaram Association for Social Service (DASS) with aid from the Government.
Celebration of the 110th death Anniversary of the Servant of God Cyriac Elias Chavara.
Visit of His Eminence Cardinal W Rubin, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches.
Rev. Fr. Justin Koyipuram appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
General Chapter of the CMI Congregation to revise the Constitution began at Dharmaram College.
Inauguration of the Silver Jubilee of Dharmaram College by Fr. Thomas Aykara, Prior General.
Bp. Jonas Thaliath expired of a heart attack at Rajkot.
Visit of Mother Theresa
Rev. Fr. Thomas Aykara, staff member, is elected as Prior General.
Visit of His Eminence Cardinal Pironio and Pronuncio His Grace Luciano Storero.
Rev. Fr. Eustace Thottan took charge of Rector of Dharmaram
Blessing of the Parlour and Administrative Blocks by Rev. Fr. Liguori Mundackal, General Councillor.
Inauguration of Dharmaram Pontifical Institute of Theology and Philosophy by His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Parekattil.
Consecration of Dharmaram Chapel by His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Parekattil.
Rev. Fr. Mathias Mundadan took charge as Rector of Dharmaram College.
Inauguration of the Publication of an International Philosophical Quarterly, Journal of Dharma.
Rev. Fr. John Britto Chethimattam appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Foundation stone laid for Dharmaram College Chapel Visit of Fr. Herve Carrier S. J, Rector, Gregorian University, Rome.
Inauguration of CSWR.
Visit of His Excellency Sri. Dharmaveera, the Governor of Mysore.
Assignment of a separate block for our students studying at Christ College.
Visit of Msgr. Salvatore Garofalo, Rector of Propaganda College, Rome.
Visit of Sri. V. V. Giri, the Vice-President of India.
Rev. Fr. Theophane Kanjooparambil appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Visit of His Eminence Cardinal Joseph Parekattil, Archbishop of Ernakulam.
“Church in India” Seminar at Dharmaram College.
Blessing of Christ College by Rev. Fr. Theophane Kanjooparambil, Rector.
The foundation stone of Christ College was laid by His Excellency Joseph Caprio, Apostolic Pronuncio to India.
Commencement of construction of Christ College.
Sudden demise of Fr. Roger Kattarath in a railway accident at Kuppam on his way to Kerala.
Visit of His Eminence Cardinal Valerain Gracias of Bombay.
Rev. Fr. Canisius Thekkekara, Rector, elected as Prior General of CMI Congregation.
Rev. Fr. Jonas Thaliath is appointed as Rector and Fr. Chrysostom Ponnampuryidom as Vice-Rector of Dharmaram College.
Affiliation to Gregorian University, Rome.
Purchase of Farm land at Kengeri (St. Mary’s Farm).
Ordination of 45 of our deacons in Bombay during international Eucharistic Congress attended by His Holiness Pope Paul VI.
Re-appointment of Fr. Canisius Thekkekara as Rector of Dharmaram College.
Purchase of farmland at Kengeri for the proposed estate (Devadan).
Appointment of Rev. Fr. Januarius Palathuruthy as Apostolate Exarch and Mission Superior of the new Mission Region (Chanda) entrusted to the CMI Congregation.
Fr. Canisius Thekkekara is appointed as Rector of Dharmaram College. Completion of the first phase of Press Block.
Visit of His Eminence Cardinal Agaginian, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Propagation of Faith.
The mortal remains of Joseph Kariati, Archbishop of Cranganore who died at Goa on Sept. 9, 1786, was brought to Dharmaram on its way to Kerala.
Inauguration of Dharmaram by His Grace Msgr. J. R. Knox, Apostlic Internuncio, Delhi.
Completion of the furnishing of the third living block and its blessing by Rev. Fr. Chrysostom Ponnampuryidom, Rector.
Completion of construction work of WW III, Refectory and Kitchen.
Blessing of the new building by his Grace Thomas Pothacamury. Dharmaram College erected as a formation house. Rev. Fr. Chrysostom Ponnampuryidom appointed Rector of Dharmaram College.
Purchase of site for Dharmaram College in Bangalore.
Laying of the foundation stone by His Grace Thomas Pothacamury.
Completion of first residential unit and its blessing by Rev. Fr. Dismas Vadakkethala.
The blessing of the foundation stone by His Eminence Card. Tisserant.