MSMHC celebrates its Platinum Jubilee   by Father Bivan R. Mukhim
    Guwahati, Nov. 10. 2017 The owe inspiring presence of the Rector Major,the tenth successor of Don Bosco,Father Angel Fernandez Artime marked the grand finale of the Platinum Jubilee celebration of the MSMHC at their Generalate, Guwahati. Being the concluding day of the four-day long missionary symposium, a large number of Sisters from India and abroad were present.
    A colourful welcome accorded by the sisters, novices and the students of Little Flower filled the atmosphere with joy and delight. The Rector Major was overwhelmed to see the huge number of MSMHCs and their Novices. The cultural extravaganza by the students which displayed the splendor and grandeur of the region made him spell bound.

    Sister Philomena Mathew, Superior General and all the six Provincials and the Italian Delegation Superior cladded the Rector Major with various traditional costumes symbolizing the multi-cultural facet of India.
    Addressing the sisters, the Rector Major spoke to them of the need to become powerful witnesses of Jesus and reminded them of their call as missionaries to venture out to the areas where people long for Gospel. He also emphasized on the need to live close to the poor and those in the periphery.

    The event was participated by the major superiors of Salesian family: Father VM Thomas SDB, Provincial of Guwahati, Father George Maliekal SDB of Shillong, Father Nestor Guria, Sister Elizabeth George FMA of Guwahati and Sister Jancy Francis SMI of Guwahati and other important dignitaries.
    Posted by Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan