On 28th June 2014, the long awaited day brought delight, excitement and surprises for the community of ‘Nirmala Niketan’, Jaigaon. The newly constructed residence of the sisters was officially blessed by Fr. Rajesh Barla, the parish priest of St. Mary’s Church,Mechia village and inaugurated by Provincial Sr. Maria Pettayil and Animator Sr. Annie Thevarkunnel in the presence of the Provincial Councilors, sisters from the neighboring communities of North Bengal, collaborators and the recipients of our mission. The Holy Eucharist was the climax of the day. After which the assembly gathered in front of the residence for a short prayer service. Sr. Maria lighted the lamp, which was placed at the entrance of the house, reminding everyone that Jesus is the True Light ever present in the house where all are welcomed to experience His warmth and love. The memorable and joyous day was ended by invoking the blessings of Mary, the Immaculate Heart.
Sr. Pranati S.