MC Brothers House for Destitute Men opened in Bellary
BELLARY, 13 OCT 2023:

Newly built MC Ashram run by Missionaries of Charity Brothers was blessed and opened on 13 Oct at Bellary.

Superior General of MC Brothers Br. Russel opened the two- floor building and Bishop Henry D’Souza, Bishop of Bellary blessed it. Thereafter a thanksgiving Concelebrated Holy Mass was celebrated.

Bishop Henry D,Souza lauded the work of the MC Sisters and MC Brothers, "serving the most deserving poorest of the poor, who have neither somebody anybody to care for nor anywhere to go."

"The unconditional service given by both the Sisters and Brothers has been a living witness to God’s unconditional love for the humanity and is widely appreciated by the public", added Bishop.

MC Ashram is situated at Jail Road, KHB Colony, Bellary, close to the Bellary Railway Station.

The new house is for the benefit of destitute men only, as MC Sisters look after the destitute women located near the Bellary Arogya Mathe Shrine.

On 25 March 2021 foundation stone was laid for the new building by Brother Paul Eaten, then Superior General of the MC Brothers and blessed by Bishop Henry D’Souza.

Many sisters from different communities nearby and priests of the Diocese of Bellary and brothers from different communities of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were present on the occasion.

Br Russell Lear cut the ribbon as a symbol of opening new building. Thereafter Bishop Henry D’Souza, Bishop of Bellary presided over the Holy Eucharistic concelebrated by many priests.

After the celebration, all the dignitaries were welcomed in a traditional manner.

Brother Russell in his vote of thanks said: "Special thanks goes to Kitty Rosemel Nepveu who sponsored the new magnificent building and your kindness and compassion have touched the lives of many and we are truly grateful for your continued support".

The program ended by sharing a meal with all the people who joined the celebration.

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