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Communications Day observed in Dibrugarh

By Staff Correspondent

DIBRUGARH, Nov 13 � Christians in more than 50 different churches in Upper Assam conducted special prayer services today to mark the World Communications Day.

The Christian community prayed for all the social communicators, particularly those in the media profession; writers, authors and for all those who use communication as the means to bring transformation in the society.

The Christians like every year mark the World Communications Day to stress upon the importance of �Communicating� effectively for better fellowship, building cordial relationship, achieving desired goals and fostering healthy bond with others. The day is marked with prayers, workshops on media, exhibition and display of media gadgets. Competitions are also held among students on issues relating to media.

In Dibrugarh too, the World Communications Day was marked at Bishop�s House� Church where about fifteen hundred people, mostly students participated. The prayer service was led by Fr Jonas Kerketta, the Rector of Don Bosco School here. He was joined by four other priests � Fr Vijay Toppo, Fr Nathaniel Tirkey, Fr Deonis Dang and Fr Noas Lakra. The entire surrounding of the Church in Bishop�s House was decorated with banners and placards having media messages so as to create awareness on proper use of media.

Fr Jonas, while calling upon the assembly to be sensible users of media, exhorted the youths in particular to make proper and careful use of the available media tools. He also read out the World Communication Day speech of Pope Benedict XVI, the head of the Catholic Church for the attending people.

In the speech, Pope has said: �The new technologies are not only changing the way we communicate, but communication itself, so much so that it could be said that we are living through a period of vast cultural transformation.�

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Communications Day observed in Dibrugarh

DIBRUGARH, Nov 13 � Christians in more than 50 different churches in Upper Assam conducted special prayer services today to mark the World Communications Day.

The Christian community prayed for all the social communicators, particularly those in the media profession; writers, authors and for all those who use communication as the means to bring transformation in the society.

The Christians like every year mark the World Communications Day to stress upon the importance of �Communicating� effectively for better fellowship, building cordial relationship, achieving desired goals and fostering healthy bond with others. The day is marked with prayers, workshops on media, exhibition and display of media gadgets. Competitions are also held among students on issues relating to media.

In Dibrugarh too, the World Communications Day was marked at Bishop�s House� Church where about fifteen hundred people, mostly students participated. The prayer service was led by Fr Jonas Kerketta, the Rector of Don Bosco School here. He was joined by four other priests � Fr Vijay Toppo, Fr Nathaniel Tirkey, Fr Deonis Dang and Fr Noas Lakra. The entire surrounding of the Church in Bishop�s House was decorated with banners and placards having media messages so as to create awareness on proper use of media.

Fr Jonas, while calling upon the assembly to be sensible users of media, exhorted the youths in particular to make proper and careful use of the available media tools. He also read out the World Communication Day speech of Pope Benedict XVI, the head of the Catholic Church for the attending people.

In the speech, Pope has said: �The new technologies are not only changing the way we communicate, but communication itself, so much so that it could be said that we are living through a period of vast cultural transformation.�