Triple Celebration at Hatia
Ranchi, Hatia, Jan. 31, 2017: It was a great day for everyone as Fr. Hilarius Kullu, the rector and parish priest of Hatia celebrated his silver Jubilee of priestly ordination and Fr. Nazarius Dung Dung, the headmaster of Hindi Medium School Hatia celebrated his silver jubilee of his religious profession. The joy of jubilee celebrations was doubled on this day as it was also the feast of St. Don Bosco, the father and founder of Salesian congregation.
There were around 10 priests and religious and 35 nuns of different congregations and over 1000 parishners who participated the Holy Eucharistic celebrations and there after felicitations and lunch for all.
The Holy Mass was scheduled at 9.30 am. Being the feast of Don Bosco the congregation gathered at the statue of Don Bosco, a small prayer service was led by Fr. Samir and the tribute done by the Rector, followed by the procession cum dance to the church by Catholic Sabha and Mahila Sangh. The cultural programme was prepared by St. Charles Bromeo sisters, Ursuline Sisters, Missionary sisters of Jesus the Eternal Priest, different units of the parish, Don Bosco Rurungkocha, Don Bosco hostellers and English medium teachers.
It was really very entertaining and mesmerizing; everyone experienced the joy and oneness in coming together for this occasion.