The newly built Marist Centre (MC) was officially opened last May 21, 2013. The said 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 (MMR), 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 extended to the Burmese migrant community of Ranong
The next day after the opening ceremony, classes in highschool and kindergarten levels resumed.The students and teachers were very excited and delighted of the newly opened Marist Centre. MMR’s Education, Health and Migrant Support Teams finally started to work together under one roof.