On 7th February 2016, the parishioners of St. Mary’s Church, Mechia Basti, Jaigaon, organized the closing ceremony of the Year of Consecrated Life.
The Holy Eucharist was animated by the Auxi-Youth members (AYM). The Mass started with an introduction which brought out the message of the Holy Father Pope Francis on the consecrated life, and thanking God, for the gift of the consecrated life in the Church.It was followed by an entrance dance after which all the priest and religious entered the church with a lighted lamp. They were honoured with khadas and sandal paste. Along with the closing ceremony of the consecrated life, there were six adult Baptisms which added to the joy of the celebration. At the end of the Eucharistic celebration Sr. Cecilia Tamba on behalf of all the priest and religious thanked all the parishioners for their active participation and for the prayers offered during the Year of Consecrated Life.
Prity Bhujel (Cl. XI)