First Conference held on Catholic education in Nagaland

Dimapur, December 6 (MExN): The first Conference on Catholic education in Nagaland was held on December 5, 2008 in Bishop's House Dimapur. "The need of the hour in education is the concerted effort of the Church in order to inculcate Christian values. There has been the proper utilization of wealth of experience and expertise in the field of education. Popularising best practices in cherishing the spirit of truth and humane attitude will create the synergy of cordiality" said Bishop Jose Mukala while inaugurating the first Conference on Catholic education in Nagaland. 

‘There are institutions with a mission and identity, run and managed by individuals, families, organizations and Government. They all contribute to the educational wealth of the society. The identity of the Catholic educational institution is to be discovered in the attitude formed in persons for transformation of society to be fit for a divine call,’ the Bishop exhorted the participants in his key note address.

Rev Fr Solomon Vizo while presiding over the programme invited all to identify priorities of the Saviour for human formation of individuals in the institutions. Others who spoke during the conference included Sr Bhanshailang, Apostolic Carmel, Jakhama, Sister Ishpriya, Sisters, Our Lady of Angels, Atoizu, Fr Sunny Augustine SJ, Phesamma, 

Sr Jilda Marbaniang, St Xavier College Jalukie, Fr Mathew SDB, Christ King Kohima, Sr Rose SCCG, Lazami, Sr Regina MSMHC, Padampukri,  Sr Tessy SABS, St Paul Dimapur, Sr Tincy James SH, Holy Child Dimapur, Rev Dr Isaac, St Joseph College, Jakhama, Fr Kurien MSFS, Medziphema, Fr Michael SFX, Khonoma, Fr Mathias OFM, Lazami, Fr George CM, Dimapur Fr Devaraj of Don Bosco Tseminyu, Sr Emilda MMS, Chumukedima, Sr Febronia, BS, Holy Cross, Sr Chantal FCC, St Clare School,  Kacharigaon. 

A release said that the conference called for attitudinal change in the personnel in education. The response to the need of the time is crucial to decide the destiny of the children. Therefore, there is the need to reaffirm the commitment to everlasting values.