The official inauguration of the new Academic Year 2016-17 at Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage & Family at CANA, Thuruthy, Changanacherry, was done at a solemn ceremony held on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 by Mar Sebastian Edayanthrath, the Auxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly. The occasion also witnessed the opening of the new Wing under the title – St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara Studies on Marriage & Family by Rev. Fr. Cyriac Madathil CMI, Provincial Superior, St. Joseph’s Province of the CMI. The Scola Brevis was presented by Rev. Dr. Dominic Muriankavumkal.