Seven Claretian students belonging to Northeast India Independent Delegation, after having completed their regency, were accepted into the novitiate at Christu Nivas, Nongmensong, Shillong by Fr. Pius Thuruthiyil CMF on 30 May 2020. Fr. Johnson Thurackal CMF is appointed as the novice master to guide them till the novices are sent to Claret Bhavan, Carmelaram, Bangalore to continue their novitiate. Fr. Johnson joyfully accepted the responsibility to guide the novices. Frs. Jaison, John Arackal and a few other Claretian Missionaries were present on the occasion of thier formal entry into the novitiate.
Northeast India Independent Delegation wishes the new novices a joyful year ahead in preparing themselves to be Claretian Missionaries.