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Landmarks in the life of Father Jose Kaimlett

1941

1955

Beginning of the journey at Palakkattumala

Completed matriculation from St. Francis High School, Marangattupally

1955 – 57

1957

1957-66

Minor Seminary studies at Palai

Joins the Missionary diocese of Vijayawada

Philosophical and Theological studies at Sacred Heart Seminary Poonamalee, Madras

1966

Priestly Ordination

1966-67

1967-69

1969

1969

1970

Assistant Parish Priest, Amalapuram

 Boarding in charge, Machilipatnam

Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) from Andhra University
Parish Priest, Bhimavaram West
Begins the Akiveedu mission

1970

1971

1971

1971

1971

1974

1975

1976

1977

1977

1977

1978

1981

 

 

Parish Priest, Akiveedu

Head Master & Correspondent, St, Ambrose High School, Nidadavole

Construction of Holy Cross Hospital, Nidadavole, Eluru Diocese (Holy Cross Sisters)

Construction of St. Joseph’s Orphanage, Nidadavole

Construction of Priests’ residence, Akiveedu

Construction of the Parish Church, Nidadavole

Construction of St. Ambrose Boarding, Nidadavole

Construction of Lepresey Rehabilitation Centre, Nidadavole

Appointed administrator of the newly formed diocese of Eluru

Appointed Chancellor, Secretary and Procurator of the diocese of Eluru

Leading role in the relief and rehabilitation works after the killer cyclone

To Rome for Higher Studies

Ph. D in Canon Law, with the thesis titled “Freedom of Religion in India” Pontifical Urban University, Rome

 

 

1981

1982

1982

1983

1983

Construction of Our Lady’s Shrine at Nirmalagiri

Construction o T.B. Sanatorrium and Hospital, Nirmalagiri (Sisters of the Destitute)

Construction of Priests’ residence, Nirmalagiri

Construction of Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Challenged, Thangilammudi

Construction of Hosptial, Vellachintalagudem

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1991

1991

Founding of Heralds of Good News

Heralds of Good News Minor Seminary, Kurukuru

Good News School and Hostel, Tadepalligudem

Rural Dispensary, Dondaipudi

St. Joseph’s High School, Hostel and Convent, Yernagudem

Heralds’ College (Major Seminary) Janampet

Leprosy Rehabilitation Centre, Janampet (Cammillan Fathers)

Heralds High School, Vanasthalipuram

Our Lady’s Shrine, Janampet

Good News Press and Printing School, Eluru

1992

Founding of Sisters of Good News, a women religious institute

1992

1992

1992

1992

1993

1993

1993

1993

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994

1994

Heralds of Good News Seminary, Trichy

Clara Memorial Hospital, Aswaraopetta

Novitiate House, Sisters of Good News, Vegavaram

Good News Minor Seminary, Wagamon

Heralds College and Provincialate House, Poonamalle, Madras

Formation House, Sisters of Good News, Vangayagudem

Good News School and Staff Quarters, Aswaraopetta

Fr. Mathew Memorial School, Vangayagudem

Heralds of Good News Generalate, Thangalmmudi

Jeevan Jyothi High School and Convent, Dharmaram

Good News High School and Convent, Gurzala

Good News High School, Enkoor

Extension of Jeevan Jyothi High School and Convent, Nandikotukur

Publication of the Wisdom of the Ages, a collection of rare and invaluable quotations and anecdotes for successful living

1996

1998

1998

1998

1999

1999

1999

1999

2000

2000

2001

St. Joseph’s Major Seminary, Khammam

Retirement Home, Kudakkachira

St. John’s Seminary, Nidadavole

Divine Mercy Retreat Centre, Kudakkachira

House of Compassion, Rocca di Papa

Elevation of Heralds of Good News as a Pontifical Society of Apostolic Life

St. John’s Seminary, Kurnool

St. Andrew’s High School, Thozhuthoor, Trichy

Completion o the Church and extension of the priests’ house at Maginapudi

Sisters of Good News Generalata, Thangillammudi

Formation House, Sisters of Good News, Chittar

2001

2001

2002

 

Heralds of Good News Seminary, Ifakara Tanania

Good News High School, Sole, Tanzania

Priests’ residence, beginning of the construction of the seminary, Chanokundu

 

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2003

2004

2004

2005

2005

2006

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

2007

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2009

2009

2009

2010

2010

2010

2010

2010

2014

2015

2016

2017

2017

 

Founding of the Missionaries of Compassion

Soup Kitchen, Vangayagudem

House of Destitute, Kozhinjampara

Divine Mercy Chapel, Nanguneri

Good News Retreat Centre, Nanguneri

Priests’ residence, Nanguneri

Old Age Home, Kudakkachira

House for the Destitute, Nanguneri

Formation House, Sisters of Good News, Nanguneri

Good News Retreat Centre, Kozhinjampara

Good News English Medium School, Kozhinjamapara

Holy Spirit Church, Vangayagudem

Cyclone Shelter and Old Age Home, Manginapudi

Missionaries of Compassion Generalate, Hyderabad

Rural Dispensary, Kozhinjampara

Holy Spirit Seminary, Sanigudem

St. Joseph’s High School, Ponugodu

Mary Malarkody Minor Seminary, Ullar

Karunya Asram, Panathoor

St. Joseph’s High School, Aliabad, Hyderabad

St. Mary’s High School, Antarvedi

Don Bosco High School, Jogipet

Our Lady of Grace Shrine, Aliabad, Hyderabad

Good Samaritan Cancer and General Hospital, Vangayagudem

Hospice, Vangayagudem

Taking up the Home for the Aged, Dharmaram

Soup Kitchen, Ponugodu

St. Joseph’s Children’s Home, Ponugodu

St. Antony’s School, Dharmaram

St. Xavier’s School, Lazu, Arunachal Pradesh

Publication for the ‘Tonic for the Spirit’ Vol. 1,  a collection of thoughts for daily nourishment

Assumption Higher Secondary School, Msolwa-Ujamaa, Tanzania

St. Andrew’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thozhuthoor, Trichy

St. Joseph’s Hostel, Aliabad

St. Antony’s Children’s Home, Dharmaram

St. Xavier’s Boarding, Lazu, Arunachal Pradesh

Good News School, K.K. Basthi, Hyderabad

Publication of the ‘Tonic for the Spirit’, vol. 2 – a collection of thoughts for daily nourishment

Our Lady of Kiberege, Ifakara Diocese, Tanzania

Good Samaritan Hospital, Msolwa Ujamma, Ifakara Diocese, Tanzania

Good Samaritan Cancer Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania

Compassion Minor Seminary, Kiberege, Tanzania

Mary Baptist Herbal Cancer Hosptial, Panathoor, Kerala

 

In many villages safe drinking water is provided by constructing bore-wells and water tanks.  Many houseless have now houses through the intervention of Father Jose.  These and similar other initiatives are not included in the Chronological order of events.

27 June,  2018: Fr. Jose concludes his journey on earth and continues to shed forth the light of his examples and intercession.  

May its radiance shine to all!!!