Sunday, October 23, 2016

Capuchin Friary, School, Parish and Boarding - Thunkubari - Assam

This place is very close to Bhutan...about 30km and you are in Bhutan....the place is ever green as the water is flowing throughout the year.....our friars have been working here for last 25 years....they have a small school, a big parish with 9 villages.....boarding for the needy and poor children.....

 we enjoying the local Assamee tea....

 The friary is surrounded by two small rivers and big one......
 The boarding for the children.....


 The view from the house top....you can see the small river flowing by gently....night you can hear the sound of the water......heavenly sleep

 The boarders coming from different tribes....


 The friars have a big foot ball ground....in this part of India Football is very popular....they know all the famous footballer's names...

 The church portico.....entrance....

Br. Biju is custos secretary.....taking me around in the custody


 Br. Jose is the Guardian and parish priest....

 Br. Brilliant is the local Assamee friar.....first three ordained friars from Assam ...

 The friary.....the friars on Sunday are out the whole day..as they have 9 villages to visit and celebrate Masses....one should know at least three languages of the tribes.....

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