The Golden Jubilee bells pealed all around Najafgarh and they resounded the FMA houses of New Delhi with a grand Jubilee celebration of Sr. Elizabeth Joseph’s 50 years of faithful fidelity to her vocation and dedicated service in God’s Vineyard especially among the Youth and Ex-students. The real meaning of community communion, family spirit and sisterly love among the members were typically seen and experienced on the day of celebration 13th September 2016 at Auxilium, Najafgarh. This was a unique celebration, the FMA communities came prepared in various ways and at 11 am the Trinitarian community of Najafgarh gave warm welcome to each and every one who came to join the celebration.
Twelve priests concelebrated the Holy Eucharist main celebrant being Rev. Fr. K.A Joseph SDB the rector of Don Bosco Najafgarh. During his homely he highlighted on the call of God to each one of us and how we have to respond to His call by our life of fidelity and faithfulness in His service, quoting from the scripture passages Lev.25: 1-17, Letter to the Ephesians 1: 3-14 and Jn. 15: 1-8.
After the holy Mass there was the felicitation and cultural programme put up by the Auxilium Snehalaya children with their rhythmic steps and melodious singing. Sr. Elizabeth with joy filled heart and profound gratitude to God appreciated and expressed her gratitude for everything that was done to mark this day a memorable one. It was indeed a day of blessing and the day to look at the past, to relive the present with love and renew and reconstruct the future for God’s Kingdom. After the festal meal all greeted each other and parted for their destination thanking and praising God for this wonderful day.