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Formation of Regional Council for Northern Region

The Formation of Regional Council for Northern(Delhi, Simila Chandigrah, Jalandhar and Jammu & Kashmir) Region was formed on 27th August 2011, at Pastoral Centre, Jammu & Kasmir. This Regional council will act as a resource & animation team for the Northern Region. It will conduct all the programmes for the region. This Regional Council was formed under the able leadership of His Excellency Bishop Ignatius, the Regional chairman for SCC, Fr. Peter Emmanuel, the Regional Secretary and diocesan directors along with their teams of each diocese. The team also decided to conduct at least two programmes annually for the region. During the meeting, the council members discussed the vision and mission statement of SCC for Northern Region.

Vision Statement

Communion of Communities centered on the Word of God in the multi-cultural context of Northern Region (Delhi, Simila Chandigrah, Jalandhar and Jammu & Kashmir)

Mission Statement

Establish sustainable Small Christian Communities in the Northern Region (Delhi, Simila Chandigrah, Jalandhar and Jammu & Kashmir)

Objectives

  1. Forming SCCs in the neighbourhood centered on the Word of God.
  2. Empowering SCCs to be agents for evangelization in collaboration with other faiths and by forming Basic Neighbourhood communities.
  3. Empowering emerging leaders among laity, religious and priests.
  4. Promoting self-reliance SCC

Members of Regional Council Team:

Parton: Most. Rev. Anil J.T. Couto

Regional Chairman: Rt. Rev. Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas, Bishop of Simila- Chandigrah

Regional Secretary: Fr. Peter Emmanuel

Diocese wise

  1. Archdiocese of Delhi: Most. Rev. Anil J,T, Couto , Rt Rev. Franco Mulakkal, Fr. Peter Emmanuel, Mr. Emmanuel and Mrs. Ramona Gomes.
  2. Simila Chandigrah: Rt. Rev. Ignatius Loyola Mascarenhas, Fr. Robina Sai , Mr. Gurgeet and Sr. Rita
  3. Jalandhar Diocese: Rt. Rev. Anil J.T. Couto, Archbishop of Delhi and Apostolic Administrator of Jalandhar Diocese , Fr. Kachappilly Varghese, Fr. Joseph Illickal and Sr. Laveena Rojes HC.
  4. Jammu & Srinagar : Peter Celestine, OFM Cap, Fr. Stalin Raj