Ordination of Erus Kishor Tirkey in India on the 3rd May 2013


Erus Kishor Tirkey 07Our confreres Didier Lemaire and Jean-Paul Cirhakarhula went to India with five Christians of Orange Farm in South Africa at the occasion of the ordination of Erus Kishor Tirkey in his home village, Kansabel, in the Diocese of Jashpur, in Chattisgarh State. Erus did his stage in Orange Farm.
They were received by our confreres in Bangalore and travelled 36 hours by train to reach Jashpur.
The celebrations were spread over several days. 2nd May: traditional hand over of their son to the Church by the family; 3rd May: ordination and festivity; 4th May: 1st Mass; 5th May: Sunday Mass at the Parish. Another son of the parish was ordained at the same time for the Jesuits.

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