Salesian College Dimapur outshines at Annual Sports Meet Holy Cross, Dimapur

Dimapur: 20th July 2016

Holy Cross Catholic Youth Movement, in Dimapur, Nagaland, organised the 2nd Annual Sports Meet in view of the upcoming Silver Jubilee of Holy Cross Youth Movement at the Holy Cross Hr. Sec. School Dimapur on 18th-19th July 2016.  There were eighteen teams from six units that participated in the competitions from the Dimapur region: Holy Cross HR.Sec. School, Padampukri Catholic Youth Movement, Dimapur, Samaguri, Zeliangrong village (Dhobinala), Good Shepherd Seminary and Salesian College. Salesian College of Higher Education team brought laurel to the college as it bagged the first and the second positions in the volleyball and basketball matches respectively. Fr. Gyan Sandeep Kujur, Vice-Principal of Salesian College, was the champion of men’s single badminton. Bro. Rajendra and Bro. Zhopa Charles Khamo of Salesian College were declared as the best players in the volleyball and basketball matches respectively.

“Winning and losing is part of any game but participation itself is a success” underscored  Shri. Arthur Edwards, founder of Livingstone Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur. He stated that this while gracing the two-day, Annual Sports Meet of the Holy Cross as the chief guest. At the concluding ceremony, Shri. Rudolf Athihe, Rtd. Senior manager of  Vijaya Bank, Dimapur, as the guest of honour exhorted all the participants to give importance to other extra-curricular activities apart from studies so as to grow in all the areas of life. He further encouraged all that one should focus on the activity close at hand with full attention and not leave anything done half-heartedly.

The highpoint of  matches was giving away the prices and trophies to the winning teams. Everyone felt that they have given their best and free and fair play was maintained through out the organisation all the matches.


Youth wing of Salesian College holds ‘Faith Fest’ for Dimapur Youth

Dimapur: 11th June 2016

To celebrate together the gift of Faith, the Youth Dept. of Salesian College  organized Faith Fest at Diphupar-A, 4th Mile Dimapur on Sunday. Fr. Karthikapallil Thomas, the Director of SCHE, Fr. Chittissery Joseph, the Secertary to the Director of Dimapur Province, and Bro. Sebastian Kamsuan, the Asst. Professor of SCHE were the resource persons for the same. Fr. Chingjanpou James Kamei, the Principal of Don Bosco HR. SEC. School Maram, was the guest of honour. Participants for the Faith Fest comprise of youth from five villages namely, Diphupar –A, Diphupar –B, Burma-Camp, Chunchamlong (Lohorijan) and Zeliangrong Village (Dobhinala).

Speaking on the Sacraments, Fr. Karthikapallil Thomas said, “Every Christian is blessed with a particular gift of the Spirit and one should discover that and use it for the good of the whole society.” Dwelling on the Ten Commandments, Fr. Chittissery Joseph said, “God gave us the Ten Commandments because He loves us and wants us to be with Him in Heaven.” Animating on Christian Family, Bro Sebastian Kamsuan said, “Family is the place where we learn to pray, love one another and experience joy.” He also exhorted the youth to bring about peace and harmony in the family though dialogue and regular family prayer.

In the afternoon, quiz and group songs competitions were held and prizes were distributed to the winners. In the concluding speech, Fr. Christudoss Anthony, the Youth Dept. Director of Salesian College, exhorted all the young people to keep on growing in faith. He also said, “Youth is the best time to serve the Lord with enthusiasm and zeal. One should not forget God but continue to love God and become good Christians.” He also thanked all the residential students of SCHE and the coordinators of the youth for well organized programme and the success of the same. At the end of the Faith Fest, the youth resolved to nourish their faith through prayers and active participation in the churches activities in Dimapur.