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Commemoration of the Deceased MSTs

a. Requiem Holy Qurbana:Friday 22 November was set apart to commemorate the deceased members of the MST. The close family members of the deceased bishop/priests/ seminarians of the MST were also invited to Deepti. Requiem Holy Qurbana was officiated at the publ...

MST - St. Alphonsa Region

St Alphonsa Region(Sangli Mission) is a Mission region in the Diocese of Kalyan entrusted to The Missionary Society of St. Thomas the Apostle (MST) in 1990 for evangelization. This region comprises of four civil districts of Maharashtra State; viz. Sangli, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg.
At present Alphonsa regions is coextensive with Syro-malabar diocese in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.Sharing the missionary vision of MST and the Kalyan diocese, Sangli Mission is committed to spread the good news of Jesus through various its apostolates. In order to coordinate the various developmental and humanitarian activities a legal body calledSangli Mission Society was registered in 1993. All the social service activities are carried out through this Society. ...

MST - (Missionary Society of St. Thomas the Apostle)

The Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle (MST) is a missionary venture of the Syro-Malabar Church. The main thrust of the MST is to foster and promote missionary activities of the Church.Forty five years down the road, the Society has come a long way in the missionary activities in India and abroad. Today MST has 322 priest members witnessing the Gospel in eleven different countries in five continents. The Society has over 100 candidates under five stages of formation in its own centers of formation manned by well qualified and experienced teams of formators. MST is a Society of Apostolic Life with an exclusively missionary charism..


St. Thomas, the Apostle of India, is the patron of the Missionary Society: "The Missionary ..


The founder of MST is the missionary and visionary Bp Sebastian Vayalil, the he former Bishop of Palai..

Our Mission

Drawing inspiration from the apostolic experience of St Thomas 'My Lord and My God'..

Our Vision

St Thomas, the apostle, with the vision, mission and message of Jesus Christ came Sebastian Vayalil, the former..

regional director & council

Regional Director
Rev. Fr. Jose Cheriampanatt
Rev. Fr Varghese Monoth
(1st Councillor)
Rev. Fr. Thomas Mampilly
2nd Councillor and Treasurer