The newly built Marist Centre (MC) was officially opened May 21, 2013. The opening was attended by different Thai government authorities headed by Mr. Pritcha Buaking, the Director of the Ministry of Education of Ranong, Thailand.
The opening ceremony was started by the introduction of Marist Mission Ranong as a catholic organization under the Suratthani Catholic Foundation, which was followed by the acknowledgment speech of Mr. Buaking. In his speech, Mr. Buaking thanked the whole MMR team for the wondrous service they show to the Burmese migrant community of Ranong
The next day after the opening ceremony, classes in high school and preschool levels resumed.The students and teachers were very excited and delighted to be in the newly opened Marist Centre. MMR’s Education, Health and Migrant Support Teams finally started to work together under one roof.