AMAR NEWS # 74 Blessing and laying of the foundation stone at Gandhinagar!

The 28th day of the month of March 2019 marks the blessing and laying of the foundation stone for the Vocational Training Centre and the Sister’s residence cum Hostel for girls. It was blessed by the Archbishop of Gandhinagar Rt. Rev. Thomas Macwan at Pethapur – Gandhinagar. The ceremony of the blessing and laying of the foundation stone took place in the presence of Sr. Rita Dora Thomas, the Provincial

AMAR NEWS # 73 Goa welcomes Rector Major

The little Rome of the east, Goa, was privileged to be graced by the source of unity of the Salesian Family, our Rector Major, Don Angel Artime Fernandez. He was warmly welcomed at Auxilium Caranzalem, Goa, by the Sisters and the little ones. From the moment he came, we felt the radiations of Don Bosco himself walking into our portals, greeting each one like an affectionate father, with a kind

AMAR NEWS # 72 "We are grateful to you" says the young Srs. of MM Mumbai

We the young sisters of the province of St. Mary Mazzarello, Mumbai, were privileged to be graced by the formative presence of our Formation Team from Rome – Sr. Maria Nieves Reboso, Sr. Maria Fisichella and Sr. Anelfreda Miranda, from 24th to 25th March 2019. They presented to us the precious gift of the “Guidelines for the Formation period of Temporary Vows” – a concise and comprehensive book in which,

AMAR NEWS # 71 Don Bosco with us!

It was a joyous moment to meet our Rector Major at MYC, Wadala on 23rd March 2019. The animators and the Sisters of Mumbai graciously welcomed Fr. Angel Artime Fernandez at 4.00 p.m. He was accompanied by his secretary, Fr. Godfrey D’Souza, the Salesian Provincial of the Mumbai Province and Fr. Vinod Mascarenhas, the Secretary of the Provincial. He was welcomed by Sr. Ritha Dora Thomas, the Provincial and was

AMAR NEWS # 70 Welcome to Lonavla dear Sr. Maria Nieves and Team!

On 19th March 2019, the feast of St. Joseph, the patron saint of SJTC, Lonavla, the General Councillors for Formation Sr. Maria Nieves and the team; Sr. Maria Fisichella and Sr. Anelfreda Miranda were warmly welcomed by the secondary students of Auxilium Lonavla. Thereafter they gathered in the Chapel and prayed that the Holy Spirit enlighten them during the next few days of animation. The aspirants and postulants had the

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