Fr.BennyPeter Vettickanakudy OFM Cap, born in the village of Aimury, near Perumbavoor,Ernakulam Dist, South India , Kerala. He was ordained as Roman Catholic Priest on December 28, 1995 by his excellency Mar Joseph Powathil Archbishop of Changanacherry. He was graduated from Fordham, New York Jesuit University.Soon after he was ordained , Fr. Benny Peter was the assistant parish priest of the Dolours Basilica, Trichur (Syro-Malabar ).
Fr BennyPeter Vettickanakudy OFM Cap. , was the-Director of the renowned Capuchin Renewal Centres, Calvary Renewal Center, Trichur , and Sinai Renewal Centre Palakkad in Kerala, India.
And now he is the director of renowned capuchin retreat and renewal centre Galgultha in Trichur ,Kechery,Kerala from 2011 June-till date. His hard work has given the community a Church, a few classrooms for the faith formation of children and brought stability for the parish community with an atmosphere of prayer and worship.
Fr. Benny Peter has done an amazing job of gathering the Syro-Malabar Christians and forming them into a faith-filled, growing and vibrant community in Calvary retreat centre Trichur , Sinai retreat Centre Palakkad and now in Gagultha Retreat Centre Kechery, Thrissur. He is currently engaged in preaching retreats and renewal programmes especially in the field of Inter-generational healing in different parts of the world such as Europe, America and Gulf Countries. He is gifted with the power of Resting in the spirit.