Father Felix Raj visited the city of Luxembourg for three days from May 5th to 8th. Fr. Raj met the Xaverians at Luxembourg on 5th evening and discussed with them the vision 2020 and the new developments at St. Xavier's College and University.
This is his second visit seeking opportunities for international exchange programmes with the University of Luxembourg. He visited the University and had talks with Stephanie Schott, Team leader, international Relations. Both universities plan to have student, faculty and research exchange programmes. They will sign an MoU in the near future.
Fr. Raj met the Archbishop of Luxembourg, Most Rev. Jean- Claude Hollerich, SJ and participated in the celebrations of the feast of our Lady of Luxembourg on May 6, which included a solemn Eucharist and a procession of the faithful. He expressed great appreciation to Christian Descoups, secretary general for the excellent organisation of the feast. Father also met Mr. Augustine Kochuparampil, a Xavierian who is a CEO at the ArcellorMittal Europe.
Father Raj visited the three veteran Calcutta Jesuits - Frs Albert Huart, Hincq and Jean Englbert at the Maison Saint Claude La Colombiere, the Jesuit infirmary in Bruxelles and shared with them the status of Calcutta Jesuits and their works.
Fr. Raj paid a visit to Mr. Lakshmi Mittal's centre and was received by Vijay Goyal, a Xaverian and a CEO at the ArcellorMittals who briefed Father about the new developments at the ArcelorMittal which includes a plan for a new global office complex in Luxembourg. Mr. LN Mittal is a Xaverian who passed out from St. Xavier's in 1969. He has generously extended his support to the making of St. Xavier's University, Kolkata.
Thanks to Aditya Sharma, General Secretary, Europe Chapter of the Alumni and his team of Xaverians and friends who efficiently coordinated the Luxembourg visit of Father Felix Raj
Courtesy: Agefi, Luxembourg
Rev. Fr. Dominic Savio, SJ, Principal & Rector, St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) Kolkata & President, SXCCAA, has been awarded with 'Excellence in Education and Philanthropy Award' by The Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry at a ceremony held on 14th April, 2018, at Science City Auditorium.