His Emin.Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki had visited the bishop’s house on 15th July 2018 at 8.00am. He was welcomed by the Archbishop and Auxiliary bishop. An introduction on the diocese was given by the Chancellor, Fr.Edison Y.M. Nuns from the different congregations took part in the event. He was gifted with a boat and a portrait painting. Cardinal had celebrated holy mass at 10.30am at Palayam Cathedral.
There were some of the priests from the foranes of Palayam and Pettah and the directors in the different departments on the time of lunch given in honour of His Eminance at the Bishop’s house. During the lunch he expressed his grateful gratitude towards the diocese for it's hospitality.