On 19th October 2013 we have started our new mission in the diocese of Dibrugrah at Ornalpur in the boundary of Nagaland and Assam. – our first mission in the state of Assam.
Together with Rev. Fr. Jose Kaimlett, the Founder, Rev. Fr. Raju Mathew Panackal, the Superior General, Rev. Fr. Xavier Thekkumkattil and Rev. Fr. George Varakukala, the preists of Missionaries of Compassion serving in the North East India missions were present for the blessing of the new mission.
Our missionaries are present in the North East India in the diocese of Miao in Arunachal Pradesh at Lazu, Tirap Dist., from August 2006 when the Catholic Lazu Mission was entrusted to the Missionaries of Compassion by Rt. Rev. George P.K., the bishop of Miao.
The new mission in Dibrugrah has an existing high school with around 400 students, a hostel and is erected into a parish with 7 sub-stations (consisting of nearly 2500 faithful).- Fr. Joy Chennath is appointed as the parish priest in this mission together with Fr. Madanu Anandu as the assistant Parish priest. Fr. Shibin has joined them to help in the school administration. This mission has a lot of scope and at the same time a lot of works to be done.
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