Priestly ordination of Rev. Fr. Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing was conducted on Tuesday at Tseminyu local ground with Most Rev. Dominic Lumon, DD Archbishop of Imphal and Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Kohima as Main Celebrant and Rev Fr. Solomon Vizo as Master of Ceremony.
Rev. Fr. Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing is the 3rd priest from Rengma community to be ordained as Catholic priest. He was born on April 6, 1982 to Logviibu Titus Khing and Nnunyii Mary Khing.
Lawrence Khing did his earlier schooling at Don Bosco School Tseminyu and later joined St. Xavier’s Seminary Jalukie in 1996.
He studied at St Joseph College Jakhama (1999-2001) and Salesian College Higher Education, Dimapur (2002-2005).
He also did his seminary at St. Xavier’s Seminary Jalukie (1996-1999), Newman Bible College, Chumukedima (1999-2001), Vianney Home, Chabua, Assam (2001-2002), Good Shepherd Seminary Dimapur (2002-2005), Oriens Theological Shillong (2007-2010), Regency at St. Xavier’s Seminary Jalukie (2005-2006), St. Xavier’s Parish (2006-2007) and Diaconate Ordination on June 19, 2010.
Meanwhile, a felicitation program was held where R. Khing, parliamentary secretary horticulture gave short speech. He congratulated Rev. Fr. Gwayhunlo Lawrence Khing on his ordination and for being the 3rd from Rengma Community which has population of 54,000 people as per 2001 census.