For the cause of canonization of Rev.Fr.V.S.Lourdu Xavier, Diocese of Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, S.India.
      I, the undersigned Rev.Fr.Sebastian Innocent, appointment by the Petitioner and the Bishop of Kumbakonam as the Postulator for the cause of Canonization of Rev.Fr.V.S.Lourdu Xavier, nominate and declare
Rev.Fr.Ponnaiah Thangasamy

     as the Vice-postulator for the cause of canonization of Rev.Fr.V.S.Lourdu Xavier. I also grant him all the faculties necessary for the role as Vice-Postulator which office he will exercise in consultation with and under the direction of the postulator.

13-02- 2015
Nihil Obstat

Most Rev.Fr .Antonisamy

Bishop of Kumbakonam

Rev. Fr.Sebastian Innocent


Personal Details
Parents Ponnaiah – Amalorpavam
Date of Brith : 14.01.1953
Age : 59
Native Parish : Alambakkam
Contact No : 9842466616
E- mail : frthangasamy@gmail.com
Name of the Minor Seminary : S.H.Seminary , Kumbakonam
Name of the Major Seminary : St. Peters Seminary, Bangalore
Philosophy : June, 1972
Theology : June, 1976
Ordination to Priesthood
Place : Kumbakonam
Date : 27.05.1980
Ordained prelate : Most Rev.D.Paul Arulsamy
Educational Qualifications
Secular : M.A., B.Ed., B.A., Account.,
Ecclesiastical : B. Th., Diploma in Comparative Religious.
Special interests and Talents : – Music, Singing, preaching, Teaching, Photography, Videography, organizing
S.No Post held Place Date of Appointment
1 Asst.parish priest Kumbakonam 02.06.1980
2 Acting Parish Priest Lalgudim 28.06.1982
3 Parish priest Lalgudi 10.11.1983
4 Parish priest & V.F., Michaelpatti 22.06.1993
5 Parish priest Poondi 20.08.1997
6 Parish priest & Correspondent St. Xavier’s School, Purathakudi 07.06.2003
7 Director, Sahayamatha Hospital, Pullambadi 16.05.2009
8 Correspondent St. Mary’s Industrial School Kunbakonam 10.06.2015