Women and Mercy – Women Convention held at Rajanagar
A Parish level women convention was Organized at St. Joseph’s Church, Rajanagar on 16-17 April 2016 with the theme ‘Women and Mercy’ to celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
To celebrate and participate in the Jubilee of Mercy with the Universal Church, the Diocese of Miao has drawn a series of programmes for different groups. A two-day special animation programme for women was organized in Rajanagar Parish on 16 and 17 April 2016 at the parish hall. The animation team led by Sr. Felicita MSMHC from Tinsukia kept alive around 450 women from all the villages of Rajanagar Parish. A few women from Kumari Parish also participated in it.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Fr. Felix Anthony, highlighted the role of Mother Mary in God’s plan to reveal His Merciful Face in Jesus of Nazareth. “Jesus of Nazareth is the merciful face of the Father and Mother Mary is the Mother of Mercy, Jesus Christ”, he said explaining the Jubilee of Mercy of the Universal Church to the participants. As mother and women ‘you need to radiate the mercy of God during this Jubilee of Mercy and be merciful as the Heavenly Father is merciful, he added.
Dr. Kamngun Mongchan from Bordumsa Primary Health Centre was another main speaker for the event. She advised the women with various health tips to be healthy and safe.
The Rajanagar woman association with the help of Fr. Shaji SDB, the Parish Priest and his companion Fr. Nabor SDB organized everything so very meticulously to make the event successful one for all. The incessant rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the participants.
Holy Mass by Rev. Fr. Jose Chemparathy SDB, the Vicar General, on the concluding day helped all the participants experience the blessing and mercy of God.