AMAR # 1733 # Clean...clean and clean # Dakor

Today the 2nd of October, our Boarding girls of Pushpanjali,  Dakor, accompanied by Sr. Savita Parkhe, Sr. Benzina Vayaghar and Tr. Venesa Khristi took a rally in honor of Gandhi Jayathi on cleanliness purpose, especially cleanliness in their houses and the surroundings. We started the rally around 4.00 pm to a village nearby Dakor called Dakor Nani Bagol. Children carried placards with slogans and on the way said aloud the

AMAR # 1732 # Festival of Lights at Auxilium # Carona

On 18 October, the students of Auxilium Carona celebrated Diwali with joy and cheer. Most of the pupils brought a colourful Akash Diya (lantern) for the celebration. It was a joyful sight to see the little ones carrying ‘light’ during these times of unrest and turbulence. After the prayer service each of them wished ‘Happy Diwali ‘to their teachers and classmates. As we celebrate the festival of Diwali may each

AMAR # 1731 World Day of Migrants @ MYC

            On 25th September 2022 , Mazzarello Youth Centre, Wadala was filled with joy  and cheer on having 100 migrants in the campus from  Under the Ghansoli Bridge, Sanpada and Wadala. Sr.Moksha Anthonappa province coordinator for migrant ministry ( Project Sahara) along with Sr.Rita Dora Thomasorganized  half day Programme on the theme, “Building the Future with Migrants and Refugees” to celebrate the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees.             

AMAR # 1730 A Journey......Young Sisters expressions....

Walking together in the course of centenary. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step….” and we the Temporary professed sisters began this journey for the new academic year 2022 to 2023 with our first tri-monthly meeting held on 26th and 27th August 2022 in Auxilium Pali Hill Mumbai. We were fortunate to have Fr. Fiorello Mascarenhas S.J who spoke on the importance of the Eucharist and how

AMAR # 1729 TEACHERS, WE LOVE YOU!! @ Aux # International # Pre School #

5th September each year is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in honour of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who wished that his birthday isn’t celebrated but rather observed as ‘Teacher’s Day’ to thank them for their contribution to the society. So on this day, we at AIPS too wanted to express our heartfelt gratitude towards our teachers, who work day in and out for their dear learners to mould them to be better


On 11th Oct 2022 we the Ashish Bhavan sisters conducted Marian night for village women, since we are in the Marian month. They were more than 60 women were present for this Marian night. We began with one decade of Rosary praying for our village, had some games like joining the pictures of our lady, singing hymns etc. they enjoyed the games, with that they came to know more about

AMAR # 1727 Root of Joy is Gratefulness @ Ahmednagar

SCHOOL GRATITUDE DAY School Gratitude Day was celebrated on 24th September at Auxilium Ahmednagar. Students from VI to VIII gathered for this celebration. All the sisters of the Auxilium Ahmednagar had a grand entry. Students from various standard were dressed beautifully like angels and dapper gentlemen. The sisters were warmly welcomed by a huge round of applause. m various standards were dressed. As beautiful angels and Dapper gentleman. The programme

AMAR # 1713 -Teachers build the future @ Benaulim

Teachers play a major role in making their students responsible citizens of tomorrow and good human beings. Hence to express their gratitude Auxilium High School Benaulim celebrated the Teachers’ Day on14th of September with great enthusiasm. The entire celebration was on the Theme “As you teach, do not become weary in doing good, for the proper time you will reap a harvest if you do not give up.” (Galatians 6: 9) The

AMAR # 1712 - Migrants to the tune of Garba @Aux Pali Hill

World day of Migrants- Auxilium Convent- Pali Hill, Bandra On 2 October 2022, Sisters and teachers of Auxilium Convent – Pali Hill organized a fun-filled day for the migrant children and also for the parents who accompanied them. They arrived in the campus by 11 am. Their faces lit up as we served them with snacks and fruity. Interacting with them we sensed that they were happy to be in

AMAR # 1710 Teachers Day @Aux Lonavla

‘The influence of the teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future.’ Teachers are respected and honored for their important contributions to shaping individuals. The 5th of September is annually celebrated as Teachers’ day in India. This is actually the birthday of the former President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. This notion was well depicted in the celebration and honoring of the teachers by the students and management of

AMAR #1709 -NEWS paper Editors @ Aux Lonavla

Auxilium Convent High School, Lonavla conducted NEWS Paper Making Competition on 23rd Sept’ 2022 Friday on the school premises in two groups housewise – Ist Group – 5th to 7th (All four Houses) IInd Group – 8th to 10th (All four Houses) It was a competition on the basis of relevant information from various field National, International, State level and Local news. Also pages with sports, entertainment, education, business, puzzles

AMAR # 1708- Hindi Diwas @ Aux Lonavla

15th Sep’ 2022 was celebrated as ‘Hindi Diwas’ in Auxilium Convent High School.  Selected students stepped forward to initiate the organizing of the event. Ms Arya Ambedkar student of STD X gave her extended appreciation for the significance of the day celebrated. Ms Purva Ghamanskar highlighted and addressed the whole school about the importance of Hindi Diwas and the language Hindi in her recitation of a poem, dedicated to the

AMAR # 1707 ‘Girl child is God's sweetest blessing and most beautiful creation.’- Aux Lonavla

Mary was born a girl and was made the Mother of the Church. Where would we all have been without Mama Mary? Where we all would have been if, our mother wouldn’t have allowed us, to be born. With great joy in our hearts, we celebrated this day, September 8th , the birth of mother Mary, and join the Church of India in celebrating Girl Child Day.  To let this


The XV South Zonal Conference hosted by INB was held at Don Bosco Provincialate, Mumbai, from 17-19 September 2022, with the theme, Salesian Cooperator: A Beacon of Hope for the marginalized Youth. It was an auspicious event as it happily coincided with the celebration of the Golden and Ruby Jubilee of the SDB and FMA Provinces of Bombay. It began with the hoisting of the S. Cooperators flag. Sr. Catherine

AMAR # 1705 #Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast#Madanthyar #

We at Maria Kripa Madanthyar began our Marian month on 15 August feast of our Lady of Assumption and concluded it on 15 September 2022.  By the grace of God, we were glad to have 40 hostelites with us. During this month we kept up the novena of nativity of our lady by attending everyday parish mass and goodnights which was send by the media group along with our girls. 

AMAR # 1704   Rakshabandhan  @ Aux Lonavla

On 11th August 2022, in celebration of the bond between a brother and sister, Rakshabandhan was celebrated in the school meaningfully in the morning assembly wherein through song and prayer, the staff, students and teachers invoked God’s blessings on this unique relationship between siblings. The students then tied Rakhis to some auto rickshaw drivers and also to the maintenance workers of the school. The monitors of each class were invited

AMAR # 1703  - ADMA Meet at Nirmal   

The meeting held on 24th August 2022 at Don Bosco Yuva Kendra was attended by 18 members. They prayed the rosary fervently in thanksgiving to Mamma Mary, and each one shared their intentions, too. There were signs of joy and happiness on each face as they heard about the wonders in our Institute of the various Jubilee celebrations and about the life of the FMA Pioneers in India. They asked

AMAR # 1702 - Mary Walks in the house of Pushpanjali

15th August was the great day for each of us as we the Pushpanjali community began our Marian month with our boarding children.  60 boarders together with we, the 6 sisters of the community were present for the prayer service, which was animated by Sr. Benzina Vayaghar.  During the prayer moment Sr. Gracy Thomas, the Animator and 4 leaders of the 4 groups,Don Bosco, Mother Mazzarello, Laura Vicuna and Dominic

AMAR # 1701 - VTC Students made a difference @ Maria Vihar

On 5th September 2022 the VTC students celebrated Teacher’s Day. We began our programme with a short prayer moment wherein we thanked them for their dedicated service. The students put up beautiful items which expressed their gratitude towards their teachers. We gifted them with potted plants, cards and a gift to show our love to them for their dedicated service to us. Sr. Agatha organised a simple game which was

AMAR 1700# Ripples of love @ Shirva

RIPPLES OF LOVE – Teachers’ Day “A good teacher is like a candle that consumes itself to light a way for the others.” On 5th September,2022, the Children of Auxilium Niwas – Shirva celebrated “Teachers’ day”. It was a special and remarkable one. It’s true that “not everyone has the patience of a saint, a heart of gold, and dedication without end – but we do! Which is why they

AMAR 1699 # You colour our life with Love @ Nandgad

“TEACHERS YOU COLOUR OUR LIFE WITH LOVE”. On the beautiful occasion of the teacher’s day, the students of Auxilium convent English Medium School showed their love and gratitude to their teachers with a wonderful programme on 5th September 2022. The programme began at 10:30am by welcoming our teachers on this auspicious day and to celebrate with great love for the generous contribution they render to each student of the school.

AMAR # 1697 - AYG & Eco-Club Investiture Ceremony @ Auxilium Pali Hill

On 30 August 2022, Auxilium Youth Group and Eco-Club had their investiture ceremony at 8:15 am. We commenced the programme with a short prayer moment and by the lighting of the candle by Sr. Shiny Alphonse, invoking God’s light and presence among us. 21 students of AYG were invested with scarves by our dear Superior, Sr. Teresa Vettical. 20 members of Eco club were invested with the batches by our


It is said that, every path in life has an end, but this ended path gives rise to a new beginning. The students of Auxilium Convent High School bid farewell to their beloved teacher Mrs. Lorna D’Souza on the 30th August 2022. The students welcomed Tr. Lorna with cheers. There was lighting of the candle to invoke God’s presence by Tr. Lorna which was followed by a prayer service conducted

AMAR # 1698 Science exhibition @ Pali Hill

REPORT OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY EXHIBITION Science and History Exhibition was held on 18th August 2022. Students from Std IV to Std X participated in the event and the exhibition was open for parents to see. Students presented different types of models which were related to different branches of Science, History and English like robotics, solar system, water purification, life cycles of insects, historical sources like coins, seals and display

AMAR # 1695  Auxilium center, Gandhinagar

Raksha Bandan: on the 4th of August 2022 we conducted Raakhi Preparation competition for the students of our tuition classes both in Akole and Randheja Villages, in the morning at 9 O’Clock and in the evening at 5 respectively. The children brought all the material needed and prepared beautiful Raakhis, one better than the other. Around 25 children took part. Teachers’ Day in Akole Village: On the 7th of September


PAST PUPILS MEET On 15th August, 2022, around 150 alumni of Auxilium Convent High School between the batches of 1997 and 2021 reconvened on the school premises on the occasion of the Past Pupils Union. It was a wonderful jog down the memory lane for the entire cohort, as nostalgia blossomed renewed amongst the ex-students who were now navigating different avenues in life. The event commenced with an energetic welcome

JUBILEE Celebrations in our communities and in the mission place

BENAULIM Excitement, preparation and enthusiasm reigned in Auxilium Benaulim for weeks in the month of July in anticipation of a grand occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Foundation, the 100 years of  arrival of the first Missionaries to India and the 40 years of the presence of  Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Mumbai Province was held on 16th July 2022 . The festivities took off with a solemn


Encounter on the hills.: 27th August 2022 at 4.30a.m.: welcomes Mother Chiara Cazzuola on the mountain terrain of Bandra. God’s abode is the everlasting hills. Hence man meets God on the hill- tops of serenity. La Madre’s morning along with her team was up on the little Mount. Fantastic!  loftier the height deeper the foundation. Mary mirror’s the same. Higher the degree of her holiness  profoundly deep is her humility.

AMAR # 1685 @Dakor -"Be always Cheerful -Mary mazzarello

It was a great day of joy and rejoicing for us, the Sisters of Pushpanjali, Dakor as we kept up the dual celebration in the community on 15th July 2022; the feast of our Co-foundress St. Maria Domenica Mazzarello with our ITI Students as well as welcoming and introducing the new members of our community to the students in the ITI sector. The celebration began at 10:15a.m. with a short

AMAR # 1684 ECO AND AYG @ Nandgad

INVESTITURE CEREMONY OF ECO CLUB AND AYG On 19th July 2022 the Auxilium Convent English Medium School, Nandgad celebrated Investiture ceremony of Eco Club and Auxilium Youth Group. The ceremony began at 10:00 am by welcoming our Eco Club and AYG students with a big applause for accepting these groups to be a part of change in the school, society and the world around.  Which was then Followed by welcoming

AMAR # 1683 Founders Day @ Auxilium Wadala

FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION AT AUXILIUM, WADALA    St. Mary Mazzarello, a mother to the orphans, a saviour of the unfortunate, and our Co- foundress whose feast was commemorated at Auxilium Convent High School, Wadala with great love and respect on 13th July 2022.  The Primary section paid tribute to Mother Mazzarello through an elaborate program organized in her honour which commenced with a beautiful prayer moment highlighting the theme “Holiness

AMAR # 1682 @ Pansora Hat-Trick Celebrations in a Three Dimension Capsule

At the dawn of 13 July, St. Mary Mazzarello come alive during the liturgy of the Hours and at the Eucharistic banquet officiated by Rev. Fr. John Baptist. The homily highlighted her work tenacity and childlike simplicity. Three sectors of our apostolate made our stage rock at various moments. The bright morn mirrored our protagonist St. Mary Mazzarello – A woman for all times on centre stage flanked by our

AMAR # 1681 - Nandgad - St. Mary Mazzarello

On 13th July 2022, the Auxilium Convent English Medium School, Nandgad celebrated the feast of our saintly Co-Foundress St. Mary Mazzarello. The celebration began at 9:30 am with a short prayer moment, thanking the Lord for our co-foundress, then it was followed by a hymn to Mother Mazzarello which was sung by our students with their melodious voices. Our students put up a beautiful and meaningful skit based on the

AMAR # 1679 GREENLINE@ Aux Wadala

“NOT TOO LATE FOR CLIMATE” On 14th July 2022 at 1.30pm, The Green Line Team members, Ms. Sandra Pereira and Ms. Ashwini Jadhav, Don Bosco, Matunga, conducted the first session of Ecology, for the Students of Auxilium Convent High School Wadala. This academic year for the entire Green Schools Campaign Theme for 2022-2023 is “NATURAL RE-SORT addresses two of these six problem areas, Sustainable Waste Management and Urban Greening and

In order to guide the students and make this year a fruitful one we teachers needed to be prepared and hence we had our Orientation on 25th June 2022, to be well prepared to help our students. The resource person for the day was Fr. Anthony Lopes CSSR, who led us into the sessions from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. The topics that he touched upon were: To help teachers

AMAR # Van Mahotsav @ Ahmednagar

As it is truly said, “Plant a Tree and make the Earth pollution Free”.            Van Mahotsav week was celebrated with great enthusiasm by students and staff of Auxilium Convent School Ahmednagar. The celebration was an ideal opportunity to instil the values of social responsibility in the students towards safe guarding trees and forests and various activities.       On 1st July, Tree plantation drive was conducted in school, where different

AMAR # 1675   Auxilium, Caranzalem  - Appointment of the school student council

2nd July 2022 dawned with great hope and expectations for all of us at Auxilium, Caranzalem as it was the day of Investiture of our student leaders. The theme for the day was, ‘Together we can make a difference’. The ceremony began with our leaders marching in with great enthusiasm and determination headed by the Head girl, Ms. Hajel Gauns, the assistant Head boy, Sports Captain, Assistant Sports captain, House

AMAR # 1674 @ Benaulim Poetry......

“Poetry is a language at its most distilled and most powerful” – Rita Dove.   Students of Auxilium High School Benaulim expressed themselves in a systematic and well synchronized manner at the Choral Recitation competition which was held on 29 th June 2022 . The poems were selected by the teachers well in advance. The students were trained to recite the poems with facial expressions, voice modulation, diction and intonation. The


On 13th July 2022, Auxilium Convent High School, Bandra was indeed proud to celebrate the feast of Mother Mazzarello and the celebration of three milestones of FMA presence: 150 years of the foundation of our Institute, 100 years of the FMA presence in India and 40 years of the existence of the Bombay Province.  There was music, fun and laughter all around as students honoured Mother Mazzarello through songs, dance and a


Auxilium Convent Baroda held three day seminar on 9th, 11th and 12th July 2022, for the students of VI to VIII, IX and X and XI and XII, on soft skill development i.e. communication skills and empathy. The subject was covered comprehensively by the resource persons, Mrs. Honoreen Mendez for English medium and Mrs. Heena Parmar for Gujarati medium. Her prolific track record and excellent domain knowledge shone through the


Leaders become great not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others – John Maxwell. On 24th and 25th June 2022, Auxilium Convent High School witnessed the solemn ceremony, where in the honours of leadership were formally conferred on the newly elected leaders of the primary section and the higher secondary section by our School Manager Sr. Priscilla Travasso and the Principal Sr. Philomena Lobo.  Sr.

AMAR# 1669 Baroda teachers- weeklong workshop

 ‘Critical Thinking and Problem Solving’ ‘Well begun is half done’ so before we could begin our academic session 2022-23, Auxilium Baroda organised a weeklong workshop for teachers on skill development and the sessions were taken up by the expert teachers, who shared their deep insights on the topics with life examples.  On 7th June 2022, Mrs. Honoreen Mendez chaired and administered a brilliant and refreshing offering on the essential elements

AMAR # 1668   BARODA -‘Every beginning has a good ending’.  

‘Every beginning has a good ending’.   Auxilium Baroda began the academic year 2022-23 with new life and vigor, seeking God’s blessings on each one of us.  The management, teaching and non-teaching staff and the students, were happy to be back to school.  The year began by invoking God’s blessings through a meaningful prayer moment and thereafter the Principal Sr. Philomena Lobo welcomed everyone especially the new students, staff and sisters


The Investiture Ceremony of the Secondary Section, for the academic year 2022-2023 was held on 29 July,2019 in Sr. Bertha Sperfechter Hall. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by a prayer moment. Our Principal Sr. Gloria handed over to the Head Girl her office of responsibility and then handed over the portfolio to the ministers of the four houses respectively. Our Manager Sr. Magdline Sequiera ,


From 27th June to 4th July 2022 Auxilium Baroda organised the parent’s seminar for the parents from Nursery to std XII on ‘Parenting Tips’ along the lines of various issues and subjects that concern the psychological, mental, and emotional well-being and nurturing of students in their formative years were touched upon as per their age groups. This was chaired and conducted by Mrs. Bina Yadav, a highly accomplished and accredited


“The secret to a rich and prosperous life is to have more beginnings than endings” Says Dave Weinbaum. One such beginning was witnessed by Mazzarello Youth Centre, Wadala on 19th June 2022. On this day 15 Sisters assigned to this community, officially began the journey of togetherness. The inaugural had three parts prayer, recreation and the festal meal. Our Indian culture and so do we strongly believe that prayer is


“Leaders are not born but they are created by their experiences in life”. To inculcate the leadership qualities in students and to give them a feel of being an important and integral part of the school administrative body, Investiture ceremony is held every year. This momentous day of Investiture ceremony 2022-23 dawned to bestow responsibilities on the deserving young talents of the school to lead their school from the front


On 29th June 2022, we the community of Shirva-Auxilium Niwas celebrated the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, commemorating today as Pope’s  day. Together with the children, we had an eve with Pope Francis through various games and quiz. We indeed enjoyed and shared our knowledge and talents with each other. It was a remarkable day and a cheerful event with the Sisters and the children.

AMAR # 1663 Investiture ceremony @ Mazzarello Kendra

The Investiture ceremony for the new academic year 2022-2023, was held at Mazzarello Kendra, Kasarkod, on 29th June 2022 and celebrated it with great pomp and dignity. The celebration commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and with a meaningful prayer service animated by the teachers and students of our school, praying for our new student council. Thereafter a skit was performed by the students, emphasizing the important role


On 21st June 2022, the students and the staff at Mazzarello Kendra celebrated 8th International Yoga Day with great enthusiasm, to raise awareness about the benefits of Yoga in daily life.  A special assembly on the theme, “Yoga and its benefits” was conducted by the students of class VIII. Thereafter the students displayed a skit thus discussing the importance of yoga in our lives. Later each class came forward to

AMAR # 1660 Leaders @ Madanthyar

Welcoming the new sisters and new hostel girls Program Madanthyar. Investiture ceremony on 20th June 2022 in Maria Kripa Girl’s Hostel Madanthyar. We began our programme at 6.30 P.m. introducing the day delegated to Holy Father Pope fancies the great leader of our church, on this feast day we choose leaders, how to be a Leader, what are their responsibility, by Sr. Jaya Rodrigues the hostel Warden. With a short prayer moment


Leaders are not born but are made by their experiences in life”. To inculcate the leadership qualities in the students and to give them a feel of functioning of the administrative body, a school student body was created after rigorous selection. The Investiture Ceremony for the academic year 2033-23 was held on the 28th of June 2022.Theme chosen for this year is Building Leaders.The chief guest for the event was


It is said that yoga is a journey of self love and it brings together physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind help to manage stress, anxiety, increases flexibility, muscles strong and body toned. The 8th international yoga day was celebrated on Tuesday, 21st June 2022 in Auxilium Ahmednagar. It was an activity taken up as a part of scout and guide. Mrs. and Mr. Dr. 

AMAR # 1657  Van Mahotsav @ Pali Hill

Auxilium Convent High School, Bandra in collaboration with BMC- HW Ward celebrated Vanmahotsav on the 1st of July 2022. The event began with Sr. Shyni Alphonse (Principal), welcoming of Mr Arvind Borecha, Mr Francis Thorat and BMC support staff. Students from Std VIII put up a skit highlighting the significance of trees and impact of deforestation on the ecosystem. Miss Namrata Parmar gave a speech on the crucial role in


You are the chosen one was the theme of the day as we celebrated the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. With this theme the office bearers of Auxilium Primary School Carona marched ahead with enthusiasm and joy. To add to their joy, the parents of the leaders accompanied them assuring them of their support and collaboration. The leaders were vested in sashes and scarves as they pledged to take

AMAR # 1651 Orientation @ Auxilium Wadala.

A staff orientation programme was held on 13th June,2022 at Sr.Bertha hall for the entire teaching faculty from 9.00am to 1pm.The session began with a Prayer moment conducted by Sr. Jennifer invoking the Holy Spirit to guide the teachers with his wisdom and loving hands of understanding. Our Superior Rev. Sr. Magdeline Sequeira then lit the candle of light as a symbol invoking the Holy Spirit to infill in all

AMAR # 1726 - Graduation Day @ Ahmednagar

8th October,16 young girls graduated from our Auxilium community nursing college. It Was a grand celebration for our students. They solemnly pledged to offer themselves wholeheartedly and serve the sick and suffering in the hospitals and at home. We began the programme at 1pm. Our honorable chief guest was Dr. Gayatri Chitgopekar, some SDB fathers and also honorable guests were also present. We began our program with a prayer dance

AMAR#1725#Green House Feast#PALI HILL

On 30 September, 2022, Auxilium – Pali Hill, celebrated the Feast of Guardian angels. The members of Green House presented a programme in honour of their House Feast. The celebration began with a solemn procession which was led by the green house captain, with the flag followed by the other members of the green house, three girls who were dressed as angels, St. Michael, St. Raphael, St. Gabriel and sisters.

AMAR#1724Feast of the Holy Rosary#BENAULIM

Auxilium Convent Benaulim celebrated the feast of the Holy Rosary on 7th October 2022. The celebration began with Eucharistic Celebration in the school by Rev. Fr. Patrick Fernandes sdb. In his homily he spoke about the devotion to the Mother of God and the importance of praying the Rosary. In the evening the ADMA and the Co-operators group came  together to pray the Holy Rosary, Our Lady’s statue was taken