January 2018

AMAR # 330 Preaching Christ in the Garo Hills

By Sr. Smitha Gonsalves fma God said: “My presence will go with you; I’ll see the journey to the end” (Ex 33:14)Trusting in the promises of God and entrusting ourselves to the motherly care of Mary, we the four Sr. Rita D’Souza, Sr. Savina Naik, Sr. Meenal Bhosale and myself Sr. Smitha Gonsalves ventured out from Mumbai to the distant North-East of India, to the city of Guwahati to participate

AMAR # 329 26th January celebration @ SHTC#

By Sr. Jaya Pedathala 26th January is a momentous occasion for us Indians as we celebrate Republic day. And this year we celebrated 69th Republic day of India. As throughout our country in schools, colleges, offices the flags were hoisted the same was done in SHTC with joy and enthusiasm of being Indians, the flag was unfurled by Sr Salome D’Souza praying the tricolors to endow us with peace, prosperity

AMAR # 328 Sports Day at Shirva

By Sr. Sajan Gaikwad  We began our Sports Day by inviting God in our midst at 3.00 pm. The Chief Guests for the programme was Mrs. Shital D’Souza. Along with our Shirva boarders, there were some tuition children present for this event, nearly they were 50 in all. They were all divided in three groups Mother Mazzarello, Don Bosco and Laura Vicuna. The children with their enthusiasm actively took part

AMAR # 327 Basketball training at Caranzalem

By Sr. Melissa D’ Souza In the recent years there has been a new surge of enthusiasm growing in Goa for Basketball. In order to promote this game further, the Goa Basketball association has invited two Spanish coaches, Carlos Manrique Ganuza and Adria Bernaus Cotonat to Goa in order to conduct special training camps in the month of January.  We, the management of Auxilium High School, Caranzalem was delighted to

AMAR # 326 Caranzalem celebrates the feast of Laura Vicuna

Auxilium Caranzalem celebrated the feast of Bl. Laura Vicuna with much fervor and enthusiasm on 22nd January. The members of the Laura Vicuna Group animated the morning assembly and put up a short skit highlighting the virtues of the saint. We then had a short quiz, wherein the students were asked a few questions on her life. During the entire day, the statue was well decorated and placed at the


            On 13th January 2018 Pushpanjali Boarding had its Annual day; the day was memorable one for the children and the parents. We began with a prayer followed by lighting of the lamp and prayer dance. Short programme was organized   for the parents. The activities of the whole year were presented by Sr. Urvashi Macwana through power point presentation where in parents got knowledge of various competitions and activities

AMAR  # 324 Dakor goes for an Exposure Visit to Science City

          11th of January 2018 was a memorable day for the Pushpanjali – Dakor VEP and NCP children. Sr. Sunanda Solanki, Sr. Pricilla Bhanga, and the four teachers accompanied the 59 children to the Science City at Gandhinagar. These were children who are studying in Std. VII to Std. X. They were carefully chosen from each village. The children first gathered together for lunch and then stepped into the new

AMAR # 323 Oratory/ Remedial Children Christmas celebration at Mundhwa

By Sr. Sandra Fernandes On 23th December 2017we sisters had a Christmas party for children. It began with a short prayer thanking God for our families in which we live and grow.  We thanked God for the gift of Baby Jesus who was born 2017 years back and is still present with us as we celebrate His Birth at this Christmas. It was a wonderful moment wherein we prayed for

AMAR #322  XIII South Zonal Conference’18 at Vijayawada

By Sr. Catherine Fernandes The XIII South Zonal Conference was held in the St. Paul Seminary, Nuzvid – Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh from 12 – 14 January 2018, hosted impressively by the Association of Salesian Co-operators of INH Province in a congenial atmosphere. We were 7 participants from the INB Province. It was both, a very enriching and a fruitful experience. The theme was: Challenges of Salesian Co-operators in their Life

AMAR # 321  Maria Bhavan Milan -DANCE COMPETITION

By Sr. Joanna Lobo We organised the monthly programme- Maria Bhavan Milan for the children. Nearly 40 children came as we had organised a dance competition to help them gain confidence and showcase their skills.  A few children took part in the same.  It was a beautiful moment for the children as they danced to the beat while the rest enjoyed watching them dance. Sr. Catherine Pereira spoke to them