On July 3rd we celebrate the feast of St. Thomas, the Apostle, Patron of India and an ardent lover of Jesus. We have, in our diocese, named him as the patron of Ekpere quasi parish. Though we know him as a doubting Thomas, St. John, the evangelist presents him in his Gospel as an ardent lover.
যীশু যখন এসেছিলেন, তখন থোমা, সেই বারো জনের একজন, যাকে দিদুমঃ বলে, তিনি তাঁদের সঙ্গে ছিলেন না। পরে অন্য শিষ্যরা তাঁকে বললেন, “আমরা প্রভুকে দেখেছি।”
Jisu tinreye hecʼlen unre gelbarko modren Thoma ńutuman mitʼ hoṛ do onko soṅgere bae tahẽkana. Nui Thomage jawako metaekan tahẽkana.
The Passion narratives according to St. Matthew's Gospel (26 :14 - 27 :66 ) in the context of Corona Virus presently, makes me feel that we are indeed like the disciples of Jesus.
"Roshni", which means a ray of light, is the name of three children related projects at Ekpere village, in the Diocese of Asansol.
Burdwan, April 18, 2020: Asansol Burdwan Seva Kendra (ABSK), the social wing of the diocese of Asansol actively involved in the relief work of feeding, distributing food to the migrants, daily labourers, poor and needy people in the time of lockdown in India...
Our Bishop Cyprian Monis blessed the renovated Community center and a new presbytery at Rajnagar on 29 February 2020. 15 priests and about 600 people from the neighbouring parishes in Birbhum district joined Fr.Thomas Marandi, Priest-in-charge to pray and to join in the solemn celebration...