Participants in Seminar of Legion of Mary in Bandarban
Participants in Seminar of Legion of Mary in Bandarban

Bandarban parish is the second to start in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) after Rangamati back in 1957. The parish is dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima and presently has a Catholic population of about 8,500. Bandarban is the mother parish of 4 in CHT namely Thanchi, Bolipara, Alikadam and Lama. It is only 76 kilometres from the archdiocesan centre in Chittagong and a 3 hours drive by Purbani/ Purobi bus from Karnaphuli Bridge.

Seminar of Legion of Mary in Bandarban Parish
Seminar of Legion of Mary in Bandarban Parish

The parish organized a seminar for Legion of Mary on Saturday, 24th March 2018. The event was attended by 44 women and 7 men from diffirent villages of the parish. Theme for discussion was “Rosary Prayer: Our Faith and Tradition”. Holy Cross Pastor of the parish Rev. Dominic Sarkar, Headmaster of Don Bosco High School and a prominent Catholic writer Holy Cross Brother Sylvester Mrdiha and asst. pastor Rev. Shitor Rozario was the speakers.

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