Auxilium Convent New Chumta had a joy of receiving Sr. Vilma Tallone the Economer General of the Institute of the daughters of Mary Help of Christians on 5th October 2017. She was given a traditional Adivasi welcome by the Mahilas of the Parish. Sr. Vilma Tallone was led to the chapel by the sisters of the community to thank the Lord for her presence
On the following day, from the five communities of North Bengal zone Sikkim, Mirik, Kurseong, Jaigaon and New Chumta had full day program animated by Sr. Vilma Tallone on the theme “To rethink the Economy in Fidelity to the Charism”. She quoted the message of Pope Francis to the Superior Generals and the Economer Generals of the Religious Congregations. In her presentation she highlighted the following points: Charism to be developed in creative fidelity, as the Church reminds us continually (cf. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on Consecrated Life, 37); The person at the center of economy and not money, money must serve and not govern (EG 57); pinpointed the tasks of the leader and some principles for a healthy accompaniment/discernment of the reality. She exhorted the sisters to have an evangelical discernment and the future of the Institute at heart. All the 15 participants were enriched by the input session. At the end sisters expressed their gratitude to her through a song and she in turn gifted of the medal of Our Lady of Mary Help of Christians.