AMAR NEWS # 69 ‘Benvenute’ to Nashik

March 17, 2019, will always remain a red letter day in the novitiate calendar. Our joy knew no bounds when we heard of the visit of the Sisters and after months of waiting the day finally dawned. It is truly an auspicious day as we were blessed to have amongst us – Sr. Maria Nieves Reboso, General Councillor for Formation and her team consisting of Sr. Maria Fisichella and Sr.

AMAR NEWS # 68 Sr. Maria Nieves is warmly welcomed by the Sisters of INB

15th March 2019 will be a red-letter day in the annals of MM Mumbai Province as Sr. Ritha Dora Thomas, the Provincial, Sr.Magdaline Sequeira, the Vice-Provincial, Sr. Rita D’Souza, the Province Bursar, Sr. Aruna Castelino and Sr. Lavita Sequeira warmly welcomed Sr. Maria Nieves Reboso, Sr. Maria Fisichella and Sr. Anelfreda Miranda with smiles and bouquets at the International Airport in Mumbai. Though it was nearly 11.00 pm it didn’t

AMAR NEWS # 67 Rejoice in the Lord for the Silver Years in Pansora, Gujarat

Every small beginning gives rise to a great ending. Every downpour is just a raindrop, every fire is just a spark, every harvest is just a seed, every journey is just a step because without that step there will be no journey; without that raindrop, there can be no shower; without that seed, there can be no harvest” says William Wilberforce. Jag Prakash Kanya Chatralay, Pansora, Gujarat began the celebration


It was a proud moment for the Province of MM Mumbai to conduct the Auxilium Film Fiesta 2019 on 2nd February 2019 at the Church Hall of the Immaculate Conception Hall, Panjim. It was a film fiesta organised for aspiring film makers especially youngsters to showcase their talent in media. The participants had to present their story in 10 mins on any of the following topics ecology, social media, globalisation,

AMAR NEWS # 65 ANMOL Diwali Dhamaka 2018

“Diwali Layi Hai Ek Umang, Udu Mein Apne Ummedo Ke Sang.” Every Diwali, Anmol a registered NGO, a project of the Salesian Sisters organises a mega-event known as  “Anmol Diwali Dhamaka” It is a platform where we appreciate and encourage the girl child by bringing them together and motivating them to live their lives in all its fullness. This year, 5th November 2018 was a day set apart for the celebration

AMAR NEWS # 64 Diamond Jubilee of Sr. Teresina Barreto

‘Break into song’, with this theme we the relatives, students, staff members and sisters of the neighbouring communites gathered around our dear Sr. Theresa Baretto on the occasion of her diamond jubilee of Religious Profession at Auxilium Benaulim on 28th July 2018. She was solemnly escorted by Sr. Ritha Dora our Provincial and Sr. Wilma De Souza and brought by jeep surrounded by a group of young dancers. This was

AMAR NEWS # 63 The First Profession at SHTC, Nashik

This morning God gifted us five Sisters in the person of Sr. Vencila Dimekar, Sr. Benzina Vayaghar, Sr. Sangeeta Marvi, Sr. Akshita Lobo and Sr. Jesmine Fernandes. The Eucharist was celebrated by Fr. Godfrey D’Souza, the Provincial of Mumbai Province at Don Bosco Parish, Nashik. Along with our Sisters, five Novices of the Mumbai Province donned the cassock and 20 ADMA members were initiated into the Salesian Family. We had

AMAR NEWS # 62 Initiation of the Postulants at SHTC, Nashik

This evening we had the initiation of 3 Postulants Sobina, Mayuri and Quincyann into Novitiate. It was a simple and meaningful service where they were invited to deepen their understanding of their personal call in the spirit of Don Bosco and Mother Mazzarello. As a sign of their belonging to the Institute Sr, Rita Dora Thomas, Provincial gave each of them a medal of Mary Help of Christians.  The service

AMAR NEWS # 61 Renewal of vows at SHTC, Nashik

This morning 13 of our temporary Sisters renewed their vows at Sacred Heart Training Centre, Nashik. During the entrance procession they carried lamps as a symbol to be lights of Christ. Fr. Ashley Miranda celebrated the Eucharist and urged them to cling to Jesus the Real Vine. In the presence of Sr. Philomena B. D’Souza and Sr. Supriya Noronha they renewed their vows. Sr. Rita Dora congratulated them and spurred

AMAR NEWS # 60 First Death Anniversary of Sr. Gladys D'Souza

‘New Life in Christ’ was the theme of the first death anniversary of our dear Sr. Gladys. The presence of Sisters, her dear ones and the support staff conveyed to those present that she touched lives in a tangible way. This evening during the Eucharistic celebration Fr. Nelson Falcao spoke about the new and eternal life in Christ.We are on the eve of the Pentecost and and it was fitting