February 2014

Annual Day at Auxilium, Pansora

(Sr.Lavita Vaz) It was a moment of great joy for the Auxilium pre-schoolers, Pansora on 13 February 2014, when the First batch of 13 students opened the school Annual gathering day. It was declared open by 4 students who also hoisted the yellow, green, pink and blue Flags at 3pm. in the presence of  our Regional Councilor Sr. Ritha Thomas. The Guest of Honour was the Rector of Don Bosco

Celebration of the Feast of Blessed Laura Vicuna

The feast of our teenage girl, Blessed Laura Vicuna   was celebrated on 21st January at Savedi- Ahmednagar. We honored and venerated our Blessed Laura Vicuna, the patron of our house with much love in the school, boarding and Parish. On 21st evening we began with beautiful and meaningful vigil service in which Laura’s virtues of sacrifice, love, kindness and generosity were highlighted. And this was followed by a short skit

SIGNIS Western Region - Media Seminar

(Miss Jennifer D’ Cruz – Participant) SIGNIS Western Region organized a Media Seminar for Catholic Youth on the Sunday, 9 February 2014   at St. Paul’s Provincial House, Bandra, Mumbai. The theme of the Seminar was “Social Media for Mission Outreach”.  Social Media is surely one of the most powerful tools in today’s 21st fast running century. It is so essential and has become indispensable in the life of every young


(Sr. Rita Macwan) Value Education Week was celebrated at Auxilium Pali from 8th January to 20th January.  Unlike every year this year we had a full Value Education Week in which to impart knowledge about our faith as well as instill in them the basic values of love, respect, service, compassion and so on.  Our students brought out these values well in their animation during assembly.  Each class was given

Past Pupils Meet - Wadala

(Sr. Nilima Rodrigues) On the Feast of Bl . Eusebia Palomino the Past Pupils had a moment of filial togetherness from 4.30p.m. – 6.30 p.m. at Auxilium Hall- Wadala, which began with a meaningful prayer song. It was a time of praise to our Divine Supreme for being with us at all times. The lighting of the Lamp was followed with a few words of welcome by our Animator Rev.

National FMA Meeting of Education, Media and Youth Ministry

(Sr. Susan Moraes) We were fortunate to participate in NAFMA  EDUMEDYM  2014 Seminar,  the first of its kind, where 48 FMAs from our six Indian Provinces met to work out a common vision and mission for Education, Media and Youth Ministry.  It was held at Don Bosco Provincial House, Okhla – New Delhi from 27 – 31 January 2014. The participants from our Province were Sr. Susan Moraes, Sr. Nora

SJEC Vamanjoor celebrates  Don Bosco’s feast

(Sr. Margaret Misquitta) St. Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor awoke on 31st January morn in a celebration mood to celebrate the feast of our father and founder Don Bosco.  How come that it happened at a Diocesan college? The students from East Timor, forty-two boys and girls are here for a 10-month English Course and the vast majority of them are Past Pupils of the Don Bosco and FMA institutions in

Promoting the 'Orange Day' through the orientation programme

(Sr. Valerie Pereira) An orientation programme was organised for the students of class  VIII and IX of St. Francis Xavier High School to imbibe in them the importance of Human Values and present to them the realities and dangers of Human trafficking. Sr. Nathal Rodrigues and Sr. Valerie Pereira along with Sr. Vinaya D’ Souza,  (Good Shepherd Sister) animated the sessions.  The students participated in it with keen interest and

Honouring Bl. Laura Vicuna

(Sr. Valerie Pereira) Auxilium Centre, Velim celebrated the feast of Bl. Laura Vicuna. To highlight this event we had a vigil service based on the life of Laura Vicuna. The morning of 22nd made us to reflect on the sacrificing life of Laura Vicuna. The special feature of this day was to make known our teenage saint Bl. Laura Vicuna and this was made effective as Sr. Nathal Rodrigues animated

Workers’ Day Celebration

Auxilium, Pali (Sr. Rita Macwan) Each day in a year celebrates its uniqueness and beauty in its own way.  Auxilium Pali  on 17th Jan celebrated a special day – the Workers’ Day.  This celebration was to honour  our helpers – our extended hands who reach out and help us in various ways.  It was awesome to see students giving right reverence and honour to the workers as they appreciated them