Dimapur, January 10: The Catholic community of St. Peter’s Church, Angjangyang witnessed twin celebrations of silver jubilee and felicitation and reception of Sr. Albina Moya SABS (First Religious Sister from the village) with Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima as the main celebrant on January 9. The jubilee theme was “Peter you are the Rock”.
Tribal troop led by the St. Peter’s Church Youth Association led the procession from the village junction to the Church entrance. They gave a grant reception to Bishop James and Sr. Albin SABS. Bishop James Thoppil, blessed and unveiled the jubilee monolith. Sr. Albina Moya cut SABS cut the ribbon of the monolith.
Bishop in his homily said that jubilee is the time to express gratitude to God who inspired and guided every step of the pioneers of the community who ventured out to accept and to live a faith that was not so familiar and welcome. Today we are grateful to them and are proud of them, he said.
The Catholic Women Association, Holy Redeemer Church, Tobu led the entrance procession for the Holy Mass. 40 faithful received the sacrament of confirmation and Mr John translated the Bishop’s homily.
Songs, choreography, dance, special number were the special items displayed during the felicitation programme.
(Page News Service)