New Church Blessed at Nayang – 2nd June 2013
Nayang, Neotan, June 2: The People of Nayang village had every reason to rejoice as their long standing dream of having a new Church came to fulfilled on 2nd June 2013.
The old bamboo Church gave way to a new Concrete Church, thanks to the help from the Sacred Heart Sisters from the Pala Province, Kerala, who donated the Church as part of their Jubilee Celebration.
“It is an important day for all of us in our village. We are very happy indeed to have a new Church blessed today”, said one of the village leaders from Nayang. Bishop George addresses the congregation gathered for the occasion, said, “No Church building can guarantee progress and development, if we do not allow the Spirit to dwell in our hearts in the first place.”
As the blessing was on the Feast of Corpus Christi, 25 children received First Communion and 40 people received the Sacrament of Confirmation.
“May this day be the beginning of the many blessings our village is going to have from God”, said a villager at the end of the Blessing ceremony.