Father Arockiaraj Kunipaku Selvaraj. Known also as Father Raj, he is a member of the Heralds of the Good News Order of priests in India. He and another priest from the same order have come to serve in our diocese. Nationwide, about 30 priests of this Order serve approximately 16 dioceses.
Heralds of Good News is a Missionary Society of Apostolic Life, started in Eluru diocese, India on 14 October 1984; it became an Institute of Pontifical Right on May 5, 1999. The specific aim of the Society is the promotion of vocations to priesthood, the training of seminarians and the supply of zealous and hardworking missionaries to the dioceses in India and abroad which experience a shortage of priests due to the lack of local vocations.