Our preparation for the coming of our Saviour, during the season of Advent, became even more meaningful this year with the Full-Time Pastoral Worker’s Retreat held at Navjyoti Niketan, Patna. This two-day program from 6-7th December 2019 was packed with praise & worship, games, Holy Eucharist and powerful sessions delivered by our Country servant, A.V.Jose and our former country servant Tony Correia. Continue reading
A ‘Priest Conference‘ on the theme of LIVE CHRIST SHARE CHRIST (LCSC) – which dwelt on evangelization and re-evangelization of families in order to empower them to become agents of evangelization, was held by the initiative of the Archbishop of Patna, CFCI and CFCFFL along with CCBI Family Commission at Patna at the Navjyoti retreat centre on 26th February which commenced at 4 pm and ended on 28th February with lunch.
The programme was attended by 80 priests which included priests from the dioceses of Hazaribagh, Betia, Kunti, Purnia, Raigarh, Jashpur, Patna, Bhagalpur, Buxar, and Asansol. Continue reading
The Patna mission will always be a fond memory to me as it was ‘a bunch‘ of first times in my life. It was the first time I was to go on mission, my first visit to North India and the first time I would be giving a teaching. Not to mention that the teaching was in Hindi, a language that I did not know. We left Bangalore for a 46 hour journey to Patna. Continue reading
Brethren, Bro Mon Arguelles (CC for India) and I went on mission to India from November 25 to December 2, 2016. We went to the states of West Bengal (Kolkata), Assam (Dibrugarh) and Bihar (Patna). It was a blessed and fruitful mission, arranged very well by our Country Servant for India, A.V. Jose. Continue reading