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  • January 13,1997: General Assembly celebrated
  • February 1997: Opening of the Dharmavaram Mission in Kurnool Diocese. The first missionaries to North East, to the dioceses of Gauhati and Bongaigaon
  • August 1997: Opening of St. Andrews School at Thozhuthoor, Kumbakonam diocese
  • April 1998: The inauguration of the Good Retreat centre, Kudakkachira, Taking up of parish in the diocese of Rieti, Italy
  • November 1998: Rev. Fr. Chacko Puthumayil, the Director General resigns
  • January 12 - 14, 1999: The General Assembly celebrated - Fr. Mathew Kallikatt elected Director General, Fr. Philip Kulathinapadickal - Assistant Director General, Fr. Mathew Vengaloor - Councillor, Fr. Xavier Thekkumkattil - Councillor, Fr. Thomas Alanchery - Councillor, Fr. Babu Kulathumkal - Procurator General
  • May 5, 1999: The Heralds of Good News is raised to the Pontifical Status
  • August 1999: The First missionary to Tanzania
  • February 24, 2000: Blessing and inauguration of the St. John’s Major Seminary, Kurnool
  • May 5, 2000: Inauguration of the house at Rocca di Papa, Italy
  • September 2000: Blessing and inauguration of Good News School, Tadepally
  • October 25, 2000: The Provincial Assembly convoked. - Rev. Fr. Joy Oravanamthadathil elected The Provincial, Fr. Shaju Chempottickal - Assistant Provincial, Fr. Francis Suresh Kumar - Councillor, Fr. Joseph Thundathil - Councillor, Fr. Antony Palackal - Councillor, Fr. Tomy Ambatt - Councillor & Procurator
  • February 2001: The first missionary to Kenya
  • September 2001: Opening of the study house at Varazze, Italy
  • January 2002: The first missionaries to Guatemala
  • September 25, 2002: The blessing and inauguration of the seminary at Ifakkara, Tanzania
  • December 28, 2002: The blessing and inauguration of the extension blocks of St. John’s Major Seminary, Kurnool.
  • February 2003: The first missionaries to Uganda
  • May 23,2003: Founder starts the Missionaries of Compassion



Rev. Dr. Jose Kaimlett (Late)
Founder of Heralds of Good News

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