Phone: 0481-2563527, 2563812, 2300453 Fax: 0481-2563327

OSH Congregation

ARCHEPARCHIAL SOCIETY OF THE OBLATES OF SACRED HEART (O.S.H)

S. H. Mount P.O., Kottayam 686 006, Tel: 0481-231 2387,8,9, FAX:0481- 2312399

E-mail: oblates@sancharnet.in

The superior of the congregation is V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Methanath

osh-old-hsThe late Bishop Mar Alexander Chulaparambil started on 29th January, 1930 this Society for the diocesan clergy and issued the decree of its institution in 1930and they are now incardinated to the Society itself. The untiring work of the early Fathers in spreading devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in parishes and families, and the selfless services they rendered for the ecumenical apostolate among the Southist Jacobites as well as for the Knanaya immigrants into the Malabar region in the 1940s are praise worthy. They have the Generalate at Kottayam and their Novitiate is at Kuttoor.

The Society of the oblates of the Sacred Heart is a “Society of Common Life according to the Manner of Religious” specially governed by the norms according to CCEO cc. 554-562. By the very nature of the Society, it is a Societies of Common Life according to the manner of religious in the eparchial right, erected in the Archeparchy of Kottayam, in the Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church.

Charism 

The specific purpose of the Society is to propagate and spread the love of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus through various pastoral ministries such as parish ministry, family visits, education, ecumenism, social service activities etc. The Charism of the Society of OSH is the living and transmitting of the love of the most Sacred Heart of Jesus. For more details visit oshcongregation