For the land, the forests and the mountains… Gratefulness

The Jesuit presence in the Darjeeling area has a long tradition. It began in 1888 and is linked to the history of tea! The Jesuits first served migrant workers of the “tea gardens” in the mountainous regions. The Society of Jesus played an important role in establishing parishes and schools in this northern part of West Bengal.

In March this year, Father Arturo Sosa had the opportunity to make a visit - too quick but so revealing - to many works in the Darjeeling Province. Here is a summary of this historic visit in images - and in four minutes.

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