program highlights

 

PASTORAL VISIT OF REV DR JAMES TOPPIL, BISHOP OF KOHIMA AND HOLY COMMUNION, CONFIRMATION IN ST CLARE CHURCH, AKULUTO – NAGALAND
Catholic faithful of St Clare catholic Church, Akuluto had an opportunity to have the Pastoral visit of Most Rev Dr James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima on 29th and 30th June 2024. Bishop arrived to the centre on 29th at 5 pm to the priest’s residence. At the arrival he went through all the documents related to the church as well as school and signed them all.
30th June at 09.45 am he was welcomed by all the catholic faithful of Akuluto with a Bouquet offered on behalf of community by Ms Livika. The solemn visitation mass began at 10 am presided by the Lordship. On this occasion 13 of the catholic faithful received holy sacrament of confirmation and three received holy communion. Those who received Holy confirmation were Mr Hukheto Jacob, Mrs Pitoli Miriam, Mrs Lika Flora, Mr Tokiho Thomas, Mrs Nijeli Martha, Mr Vihoqhe Andrew, Mrs Nigholi, Mr Yekuto Daniel, Zovi and Roko, Vina Precilla, Lishi Agnes and Kaune Mercy. 3 little angels who received the holy communion were Elibo Angela, Ladika Junia & Limugha Lucy. Bishop was honoured by Fr Stephen, Fr James and Catholic community with a Sumi shawl, a bouquet and a certificate of appreciation for the visit. A Pastoral council meeting was organized after the mass during which Bishop beautifully explained the importance of giving Tithe as well as reason for having Parish council in every Parish. He said, “The work of Parish Council members is to encourage the people to come closer to Christ, help out the Priests in the church activities and become the instruments of spreading the Gospel of Christ.” Thereafter in the Church premise a fellowship meal was served to all the gathered faithful to add joy to the celebration of Bishop’s visit.

Report by Fr Stephen Dsouza, OFM Cap

[ Close Window ]

This website owned by The Holy Trinity Province, Karnataka, India

YOU ARE VISITOR NO :

Powered by : Business Online, Bangalore