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St. Peter's Centre at Sanis - Diocese of Kohima:

Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima, Nagaland, participated in an Evangelization Event that stressed on the theme “Evangelize through Empowerment & Empowerment through Education and Human Formation” This was same goal for which the diocese of Kohima opened St. Peter’s Centre at Sanis in the year 2009. Administratively, it is an SDO centre, ethnically, people belongs to the Lotha Naga Tribe. The centre began on a rented house and later an existing School was bought which is being progressed from its original dilapidated state.

Present School Buildings

Bishop during a meeting with the Staff in the Staff room

Hostel children enjoying their meal. Happy with what they have.

Sanis is one of the oldest Catholic villages in the Diocese of Kohima. This village is the connecting link for many others surrounding it. The faith of the people is very deep and they joyfully welcome a time of worship and fellowship.

The small Church where the community gather to worship and praise God Besides Sanis village and town, the Centre also pastors to the needs of the Catholic population from around 7 nearby villages.

"Let us not be robbed of the joy of evangelization!"
(Pope Francis, Mission Sunday, 2014)