Rev. James C. Cruze, CSC, the Provincial Superior of SHJP, visited the Novice candidates on 10th October, 2020 at Christo Darshan Seminary. He had a personal sharing with each one of them, and with the directors, a few days before the candidates departed from the Seminary in order to join the Holy Cross Novitiate, Barishal. Later on, a blessing and thanksgiving ceremony was organized by the Directors and Seminarians to give farewell to the candidates on October 15, 2020. The candidates are: Jony Murmu and Mikhael Mardy from Rajshahi Catholic Diocese and Nicholas Tripura from Chattogram Catholic Archdiocese. We wish them a successful spiritual journey in the Novitiate.
Four professed seminarians of the Congregation of Holy Cross Priests received Lectorship at Pabitra Krush Sadhana Griha, Rampura, on October 12, 2020 by Rev. James C. Cruze, CSC during the Holy Eucharist. The seminarians are Nayan Joseph Gomes, CSC, Promod Rozario, CSC, Saikat Kulentunu, CSC and Tharson Mrong, CSC. A few days later these four professed seminarians received their acolyteship from Most Rev. Theotonius Gomes, CSC, Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of Dhaka Catholic Archdiocese during the Mass on the evening of October 15, 2020.
The Provincial of Sacred Heart of Jesus Province, Rev. Fr. James Cruze, CSC made his canonical visit from November 14-15, 2020 at the Scholasticate. He personally talked with the 20 scholastics and completed his canonical visit successfully. He concluded his visit with Holy Eucharist at 11:30 a.m. on November 15, 2020. After completion of the Holy Eucharist, one of the scholastics expressed sincere thanks and gratitude on behalf the Scholastics to the Provincial Superior and a bouquet of flowers was offered to him as a token of love. Finally, Rev. Proshanto N. Cruze, CSC, the director of Holy Cross Sadhana Griha, conveyed his gratitude to the Provincial Superior for his wonderful visit.