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Blessing of the staff quarters

The long waited dream of having a residence for the staff of the social Action Centre was realized on 18th June. The house was blessed by the bishop of Buxar,(Patna archdiocese) Rt.Rev.Dr.Sebastian Kallupura. A number of CJ sisters and people of the village were present expressing their joy and gratitude. Chirag has been responsible for building up the village community, through lived in experiences with the people and through the many social projects, especially for the empowerment of women and the girlchild. The Doctors association of Germany, the donor agency was gratefully rememberd and prayed for. The Chirag community consists of four  dynamic CJ women, Poonam, Kiran, Ancy and Lioba, the last being the recent addition.
 
   

   

This news item expired on 27/07/2012.



Sr. Fides Strenkov√° CJ defends her Thesis

On the 18 June 2012 long years of hard work came to an end. Sr. Fides Strenková has chosen a rather difficult topic for her thesis: “Devastata è Ninive! Esegesi e contesto di Na 3,1-7” (Ninive is devastated! Exegesis and Context of Nah 3,1-7). The aim of the research was to investigate one of the crucial moments in the history of Israel, namely the fall of the Assyrian Empire, and his interpretation in the Book of the Prophet Nahum.
 
Prof. Peter Dubovský SJ (Pontifical Biblical Institute), the tutor of the thesis, and Prof. Michael Maier (Pontifical Gregorian University) asked critical questions. With competence and great personal engagement she answered all the questions to the contentment of the Professors. In her speech at the end, she thanked all who helped her on the long way to finish this work.
 
(Photo: left to right: Prof. Dubovský, Prof. Kowalczyk SJ, Chairman of the Commission and  Prof. Maier SJ)
 
     

This news item expired on 27/07/2012.



Sr. Mechtild Meckl CJ will get the Award of the Federal Republic of Germany

For the worldwide Congregatio Jesu it is a great joy that Sr. Mechtild Meckl, its former General Superior,  is to receive the special Award of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesverdienstkreuz) in recognition of her work and achievements.
 
She has done much to secure the future for the Congregation, which has been known in Germany for about  four centuries as "English Ladies".
 
The Award will take place on Monday 24 September 2012 at the German Embassy in Rome.
 

This news item expired on 19/07/2012.