Shillong, India. The VI General Assembly of the Claretian Missionaries of Northeast India Independent Delegation began at 6:00 pm on 26 April 2022 at the Arrupe Renewal Centre, Mawshohroh, Shillong with the theme “Rooted in the Word. Audacious in Mission“.
At the very outset, Fr. Joseph Mbungu Mutu, CMF, President of the Assembly, and Fr. Pius Thuruthiyil, CMF, the Major Superior of the Delegation along with the entire assembly prayed and enthroned the Word of God. Following it, Fr Pius Thuruthiyil introduced and welcomed the President who communicated the message of the Superior General, Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, CMF, and gave the inaugural address acknowledging the commitment of the Claretian Missionaries of Northeast India and wishing them a fruitful assembly.
The logistics of the Assembly were then initiated, and various commissions and secretariats were set up. The participants were instructed to re-read the Delegation reports and working document and prepare for the Assembly Retreat to follow.
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