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Indian archdiocese mourns Catholic laywoman’s death

Mrs. Mary Ghosh (Photo supplied)

An archdiocese in an eastern Indian state has mourned the death of a Catholic laywoman who contributed much to the church.

Mrs. Mary Ghosh, a parishioner of St Joseph's Parish, Barrackpore in the Archdiocese of Calcutta died on March 29, according to church sources. 

“Condolences to Dilip Ghosh, her husband and family, and all her dear and near ones at the demise of Mrs. Mary Ghosh,” the Archdiocese of Calcutta said on a social media post.

Mary made a lot of contributions to the promotion and growth of the Small Christian Community (SCC) in the Archdiocese of Calcutta from 2008 to 2010 as a full-timer at the SCC office.

The SCC is a miniature Church that experiences the same fellowship of the early Christian community of the Apostolic times. SCC promotes prophetic communities in the neighborhood.

Mary organized so many SCC training programs traveling all the deaneries of Calcutta Archdiocese and also West Bengal State.

“Besides, she helped our seminarians by teaching them Bengali. Above all, her contribution at Joseph's Parish, Barrackpore over the years has been immense. May she rest in peace,” said a church source.


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