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9th Youth Convention of Agartala Diocese: 6-9 October 2022

9th Youth Convention of Agartala Diocese: 6-9 October 2022

The Youth Commission of Agartala Diocese, headed by Fr Lawrence Darlong, organized the 9th Youth Convention of Agartala Diocese at Montfort School, St Alphonsa Parish, Champak Nagar. The Convention was flagged off on the evening of 6 October by Fr John Barman, Youth Incharge of NERYC in the presence of a 1300 youth from all over Tripura. Prayers, input sessions, Formation of leaders and competitions were part of the convention. On 8 October, Lumen Monteiro, Bishop of Agartala Diocese presided over the Eucharist, and the formal closing ceremony was held in the evening on the same day. 

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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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