Miao Diocese Participates in the Jubilee of Mercy for Priests with Animation

Bishop George Celebrating Mass for the Priests

Diocese of Miao participated in the Jubilee of Mercy for Priests with the Universal Church with animation for Priests in the Diocese on 2nd June 2016 at Kristu Jyothi Niwas, Tinsukia, Assam.

Miao Diocese, which is celebrating its 10th Anniversary of its glorious existence has organized a series of an event for different groups in the Diocese, organized a day-long Animation for all the Priests in the Diocese to participate in the Jubilee of Mercy for Priests together with the Universal Church on 2nd June here in Tinsukia.

Rev. Fr. Kuriakose, former Rector and present faculty at Oriens Theological College, Shillong, was the resource for the Animation attended by 47 Priests from all over the Diocese. “Mercy is not a term but it is a Person, Jesus Christ. And we Priests must be that visible face of Christ, who is the merciful face of the Father”, Fr. Kuriakose said at the animation, quoting Pope Francis, who has come to be known as the Pope of Mercy.

Bishop George Pallipparambil SDB, Bishop of Miao, introducing the event to the Priests said to the Priests, “The fundamental identity of Priests to be merciful like the heavenly Father. In the Sacrament of Reconciliation a Priest enacts this aspect of the Heavenly Father”.

The Diocese of Miao is celebrating the Year 2016 as its 10th Anniversary and also the Jubilee of Mercy with a series of events. The first one was a grand Youth Convention on 27-29 May. The next of this series is a Jubilee of Mercy Animation for the Woman Religious working in the Diocese on 4th June at this same venue.