"I want to be a blessing to others while I am young. I want to be involved in the international programs to contribute my ideas so that they can be useful for many people," says Agnes D. Butar Butar, an Indonesian Catholic woman.
Over six decades ago, two nuns walking on the street met visually impaired children from economically poor backgrounds. The nuns established St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in Gnanaolivapuram parish in Madurai on December 8, 1972.
On February 6, Archbishop Dominic Lumon of Imphal raised a mission centre to a parish church in Joldam, Khengjoy Block of Chandel District in Manipur, in eastern India. The archbishop handed over the parish to the Congregation of the Mission (CM).