Catholics in Pakistan
Diocese of Faisalabad

Dijkot Centre upgrades to Parish Level by Bishop Indrias Rehmat

Faisalabad (Awais Sahotra): On Friday, 24 June 2022, Dijkot Centre, Itefaq Colony, was reformed to parish level. Celebrating the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus the center was renamed as St. John Paul II Parish. Rev. Fr. Mushtaq Anjum MI was appointed as parish priest.

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His Excellency Bishop Indrias Rehmat presided over the Holy Mass along with Fr. Abid Tanvir, Vicar General of Faisalabad Diocese, Fr. Bonny Mendes, Fr. Bashir Francis and Fr. Mushtaq Anjum MI. In his homily, Bishop Indrias blessed the joyful congregation saying, “The sheep only listen and follow the voice of their shepherd. They do not obey anyone else.”
He also prayed for national peace and prosperity. The gathering included clergy, catechists, Dominican sisters and parishioners of the Diocese.
In the end students performed a tableau under the mentorship of Sr. Mehnaz.

About Dijkot

Dijkot is a city in District Faisalabad. It is situated on Sumandri road about 26 km away from Faisalabad.

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