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Foundation Laid For Presbytery in Karbook

Foundation Laid For Presbytery in Karbook

Rev Bp Lumen Monteiro laid foundation stone for the presbytery at Karbook parish on 26 June 2022, in the presence of a few priests, religious and students. At the very outset the Bishop expressed his joy of seeing the parish community and the school growing up in faith and numbers. Priests' Residence is a much felt need, and the laying of foundation stone ensures that this need is fulfilled soon. Bishop prayed for, and with the gathering ar the construction site. Fr Allwin, the parish priest, expressed his gratitude at this gesture of bishop to ensure presbytery for the priests in the parish.

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The beginning of the Catholic faith in Tripura dates back many centuries. Fr. Ignatius Gomes, a Jesuit priest made the first reference to the Christians of Mariamnagar in Agartala when he visited them in 1683. Fr. P. Barbe, the Pastor of Chittagong, visited Tripura in 1843. Holy Cross pioneering missionaries Fr. Louis Augustine Verite and Fr. Beboit Adolphe Mercier visited Agartala in 1856 and .... Read More »

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