Dimapur, December 2: The Franciscan Sisters of Saint Mary of the Angels (FSMA) celebrated silver jubilee with a thanksgiving in the Convent’s chapel with Reverend Father Raymond D’Souza SJ, Director of Eden Garden and Children’s Home, Khuzama, Nagaland, India on December 1.
Rev Fr Terence Farias SJ, then Provincial of Jesuits Karnataka Province wrote a letter that FSMA from Aligarh would be posted as earlier as possible to Khuzama. Two Sisters of FSMA were posted in 1995 and took charge of Sacred Heart School administration in 1997.
Fr Raymond highlighted said nuns were sincere, hard working, simple living, honesty, faithful and humble with joyful in nature.
The sisters’ basic mission apart from school was visiting families and catechism.
Fr D’Souza asked the faithful people to give thanks and rejoice to God for the pioneers’ contributions and reached 25 years journey. Special prayer was offered for good and vibrant health of sisters to continue the mission of life.
Two of the religious sisters who served in Khuzama have gone for eternal rest, he informed.
Fr Raymond prayed for love, care, open mind and heart to all needs of the school and mission with good health, joy and peace and to bless the FSMA community in particular.
Fr Rajesh Lobo, incharge of Eden Garden, FSMA community from Dimapur, Kidima and church leaders from different villages took part in the sacred celebration. Eucharist was offered followed by fellowship meal were the highlights of the ceremony.
(Page News Service)