Chabua, 21 April 2018: CST Brothers, Vestition & First Profession

On 21st 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.

The Bishop 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,  seminarians,  Candidates, 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.

De Pal