The Regional Proclamation Meeting: April 13-14, 2018

The Regional Proclamation Meeting was conducted on the 13th and 14th of April 2018 at  Nav Sadhana, the Regional Pastoral Centre. The Assembly commenced with a meaningful prayer service led by Rev. Fr. Leo Sequeira followed by the lighting of the lamp by  His Excellency Raphy Manjali, the Bishop of Allahabad. There were 47 delegates. During the inaugural session Fr.Wilfred Moras, the Director of Nav sadhana, welcomed Bishop Raphy, the national chairman of proclamation and all the participants. Fr. Leo Sequeira the Regional Convener of the Proclamation, spoke on the importance of proclamation. Most Rev. Raphy Manjali  gave the Keynote Address. The Assembly concluded with suggestions and proposals for effective activities of evangelization in India.Fr. Hirday Raj conducted the session using power point. “Dialogue and proclamation are both legitimate and necessary,” he stated. “They are intimately linked but not inter-changeable: on the one hand, true inter-religious dialogue presupposes on the part of the Christian the desire to make known Jesus Christ more and more; and on the other hand, the proclamation of Jesus Christ must be made in the gospel spirit of dialogue, without aggressiveness and without contempt.”

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