The Newly built St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at Kotkapura was consecrated and dedicated to St. Joseph on 14th December 2019 by Most Rev. Dr. Agnelo Rufino Gracias, the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Jalandhar. The mega event began with cutting the ribbon and opening the Main Door of the Church followed by unveiling of the Stone Name Plate and then consecration of the Altar and Holy Eucharistic Celebration by Most Rev. Dr. Agnelo Rufino Gracias. Large number of people gathered to witness the consecration and dedication of the Church. Rev. Fr. John Grewal, the Parish Priest and the Dean of Ferozpur Deanery under whose meticulous planning and supervision, the Church was built and the whole liturgy was organized in a meaningful way. A good number of Catholics received First Holy Communion. Good number of Fathers of the Diocese, Religious sisters and many well-wishers were present on this day. Msgr. Michael Ani, the CDPI National President and Episcopal Vicar for Diocesan Commissions, Diocese of Jalandhar, Msgr. Wilson Peter, Episcopal Vicar for Ferozpur & Muktsar Districts and Dean of Muktsar, Very Rev. Fr. Thomas Keeprath, the Financial Administrator of the Diocese, Rev. Fr. Thomas KJ, Rev. Fr. Sebastian PM, Rev. Fr. Mathew Palachuvattil, Rev. Fr. Martin Sadiq, Rev. Fr. John Teja, Rev. Fr. Antony Khokhar, Rev. Fr. Anil Joseph, Rev. Fr. Amal Varghese, Rev. Fr. Dennis Thomas, Rev. Fr. Samuel Nahar and Rev. Fr. Gijo HGN joined along with Bishop for the Solemn Consecration and dedication. Rev. Fr. Jose Thekkumcherikunnel, the Chancellor of the Diocese, Rev. Fr. Subin Thekkedath, the Secretary to Bishop, and the CST fathers of the Denary also joined in the solemn celebration of the parish. The liturgy was arranged in a meaningful way by Rev. Fr. John Grewal, the Parish Priest with the help of MSMHC sisters. Hearty Congratulations to Rev. Fr. John Grewal, MSMHC Sisters, Catechists and to all faithful.