Fr S J Berchmans from Tamil Nadu is an Indian evangelist. He is also a renowned song writer-composer. Over 350 songs have been composed by him. Most of them are in Tamil and his songs also have been translated in languages including Malayalam, Sinhala, Telugu, Kannada, English and Hindi. He has had basic training in western and classical music. Among Tamil Christians, he is being noticed as an inspirational individual. He has his head-quarters “Jebathottam” in Kalayar Kovil in Tamil Nadu.
About Fr. Berchmans
On August 3, 1949 Berchmans was born in Soosaipatti, a small village near Madurai, Tamil Nadu. His parents were pious Catholics and were farmers by occupation. He was the youngest among the five children. His singing interest started in youth when he used to sing in the church choir. He joined a Catholic seminary and studied to become a Catholic priest. He had become well known as a good singer by the time he became a priest. In the year 1974, he was ordained as Priest.
In 1978, it was in Satharasanpatti near Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu; Berchmans started his ministry as a Catholic Priest. In 1983, he experienced a spiritual transformation in a meeting organised by DGS Dhinakaran, who is also one of the well-known Tamil evangelist. He then began organising evangelical meetings and sharing the love of Christ with the people. Villagers of Kalayar Kovil near Madurai donated land of about 5 acres to his ministries. It was then the “Jebathottam Trust” which means “Prayer-Garden” in Tamil language was established in this area. Now the trust hosts a 24-hour prayer chamber, an auditorium and a shelter for helpless women, with boarding and lodging facilities.
Fr. Berchmans Tamil Christian Songs
After 1983, he began composing his own songs. His songs are different and unique from the traditional Christian songs. Most of his songs are melodies and soft. His first ever albums were released under the title “Visuvaasa Geethangal” (Songs of Faith). While the other ones were released under the title “Jebathotta Jeyageethangal” (Songs of victory from Prayer Garden). Latest of his album is the 33rd volume in the Jebathotta Jeyageethangal series. On 25 December 2012, the album was released. He has organised evangelical rallies in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Punjab. Not only that, he has also been abroad, namely England, Germany, Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Middle-eastern countries and Netherlands.
Fr. Berchmans Mp3 Free
Berchmans songs are popular throughout South India. There are numerous Berchmans Tamil Christian songs that have spoken into the lives of many. Many of his songs are sung in the churches. You can easily access the Berchmans MP3 songs and enjoy without interruption. However, Berchmans songs free download is not available here.