Thursday 19 April 2012: A seminar on Financial Management in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church was conducted at Catholicate Centre, Pattom on 19 April 2012. Dr. M. Kandasamy, (Kandasamy & Associates, Chennai), a well known Auditor and Accountant presented the theme in the light of recent development in the laws on tax. He also talked on the matters related with FCRA, taxes, rules and regulations of trust/ societies etc.
The seminar began at 10 a.m. with a prayer by Most Rev. Vincent Mar Paulos, Bishop of Marthandom. Most Rev. Thomas Mar Koorilos (Archbishop of Tiruvalla), the Secretary of the Holy Episcopal Synod introduced Sri. Kandasamy to the audience and welcomed the chief guest and participants. The office bearers of the financial management in the Eparchies, congregations and various institution including Vicar Generals, Provincial Superiors, Finance Officers, Accountants and Auditors attended the seminar. In the afternoon M. Kandasamy answered the queries of the participants. Most Rev. Philipose Mar Stephanos, Auxiliary Bishop, Tiruvalla, expressed the words of gratitude. The seminar ended with prayer and blessing.
This seminar was conducted as per the decision of the Thirteenth Holy Episcopal Synod and was organized by Most Rev. Thomas Mar Koorilos, the Secretary of the Holy Episcopal Synod.