April 2018 Saturday, His Excellency, Rt.
Rev. Joseph Aind sdb, Bishop of
Dibrugarh officiated the Vestition
and First Profession of the novices of the Congregation of St. Therese
of Lisieux (CST Brothers), Deepak Lakra, Henry Phaomei and Sachin
Barla at Little Flower Novitiate
Home Chabua. Fr. Milkius Tirkey the parish priest of
Chabua, Fr. Sebastian Karotembrel
the Rector of Vianney Home were the main concelebrants.
in his homily highlighted as Jesus chose
these Brothers as they are from the
various families and make them as
his own despite of their draw backs and defects these Brothers can give
witness to the gospel by the grace o God.
On behalf of
the Congregation Rev. Br. P. T. Varkey cst, the Provincial Superior of St. Joseph's Province, Gawahati received the vows
of the novices. Many Fathers, Sisters, Brothers,
novices and lay faithful graced the occasion.
Bro. Henry Phaomei
expressed the words of gratitude at the end of the function. Br. George Kotaram, the Novice master coordinated the celebration.
After the liturgical celebration there was a short felicitation and it was
followed by Agape. During the felicitation the 3 Brothers who took the daring
step to pronounce the vows as Brothers were congratulated. It is in the present
trend in the Universal
Church, so few are coming
forward to serve in the vineyard of the Lord as Brothers, these 3 young men have
shown their courage and sacrifice to follow the Lord as Brothers.