Thirubalasakyam is an association of children who have not received First Holy Communion. It is an organization set up to mould the religious life of the growing children and instills wisdom and Christian values in them so that they grow up as valuable for the family, the Church, the society and God.
Origin of Thirubalasakhyam
Thirubalasakhyam is primarily established in 1843. Bishop Charles D Forbin Jakson, the Bishop of Nancy Dioceses, in France, is the Founder of this association.
In 1922, Pope Pius X, declared this association as one of the Church�s pontifical organization. In 1950, Pope Pius X, address the whole Catholic Church to institute this organization in every parish for younger children who have not received Holy Communion. Holy Child Hood or Thirubalasakyam celebrates its feast on 2nd Sunday of February every year.
Thirubalasakhyam is established in Nirmal Hriday Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Tagore Garden, in Dec 2013 under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Baby Puthussery. Children are the future of the Church and Nation. As parents / catholic it is our responsibility to bring them up in the faith and grace of Jesus Christ. The main aim is to make the little children filled with love for Infant Jesus, to encourage them to do little services motivated by the love for Infant Jesus. He who loves his son chastises him often, that he may be his joy when he grows up.