TIDINGS FROM ST. PAUL'S PARISH, KUMARGHAT

  • 12 Sep 2018
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Parish Feast was celebrated on 1st July 18. The parishioners were spiritually prepared for the Feast through a 9-day Novena to St. Paul in their own villages. The wonderful weather we had on the Feast Day {without rain} made us feel the presence of the Lord. The Feast day program began with the hoisting of the Parish-flag by Rt. Rev. Lumen Monteiro csc {Bishop: Diocese of Agartala}, who also presided over the Festive Eucharist, which was concelebrated by many priests from nearby parishes. The faithful devotionally participated in the Eucharistic Procession, which was led by Rev. Davis K csc with an inspiring homily. Rev. Aneesh M csc warmly welcomed the Shepherd and the flock during the formal cultural program, which was colourful and enchanting. Bp. Lumen, in his message, appreciated the unity among the parishioners; and officially inaugurated the year-long celebration of the Golden-Jubilee Year, which will culminate on the Parish Feast in 2019. The Celebration of the Parish Feast ended with a fellowship meal.

Four-in-One Celebration: Our Mission Centre witnessed a multiple celebration on 3rd June 18. The Parish Community celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Religious Profession of Sr. Pushpa MC. She was honoured and felicitated on Her-Day, as she shared her religious experiences with the people: how she had a close relationship with St. Teresa of Calcutta, and how it helped her to live a fervent Religious Life during her 50-yrs in the Congregation.

Sr. Ventura FS celebrated her birthday with Parishioners. She was the Superior General for the Fatima Sisters for many years. The Parish community wished her many more years of Fruitful Ministry in the parish.

Sr. Himani FS & Sr. Rahel FS were given fitting Farewell for their committed service to the Mission. Sr. Himani was the Headmistress in the School. Sr. Rahel actively involved in the parish programs. Gratefully acknowledging their ministerial service to the Parish Community, the parishioners offered their wishes and prayers for their new Ministerial assignments.

The Parish Community also warmly welcomed Sr. Savita FS & Sr. Nijera FS on their arrival here with a new assignment. The community assured them of its prayers for their fruitful ministry in the parish.