February 2018

AMAR # 390 Happy smiles at Kalathur

By Sr. Wilma Rodrigues On 24 February the sisters of Maria Niwas Kalathur invited the surrounding children, those who are sponsored and had some games conducted for them.  Children were very happy, they enjoyed.  They also received prizes for various games and each one received some gifts and snacks.  With much joy and happiness they thanked the superior and the sisters.

AMAR # 389 Youngsters visit the boarders of Kalathur

By Sr. Wilma Rodrigues On 25 February, a group of young people from Pilar, Shirva visited our boarding along with Fr.Kiran Nazareth SDB.  They conducted various games, taught them action songs and danced to happy tunes. A simple yet effective message was conveyed to the children that we are all called to be good and become great people of tomorrow, to achieve something in life and in return help others


By Sr. Catherine Fernandes The annual outreach of Salesian Co-operators on 17-18 February 2018 comprised of also other members of the Salesian Family. We were more than 50 at Auxilium Youth Animation Centre – Dahanu, including Fr. Diego Nunes and Sr. Catherine Fernandes – Delegates of the Salesian Family, Mr. Ketan Gala – President of the National Federation of the Salesian Past Pupils, and Sr. Collette Gonsalves – local Delegate

AMAR # 387 Gratitude Day at SHTC, Nashik

By Sr. Prezy Parmar  [1st year novice]  A long awaited day of our community was dawned on February 08, 2017. As we celebrated our community gratitude day. “Sir, give me this water” strenna 2018 with this theme began a month long spiritual preparation for our gratitude day, which gave us many occasions and ways to offer the water to the needy (spiritually and physically). With our sincere hearts we filled


By Sr. Reshma Rosario Gratitude! It unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into sufficient and more, it turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, a house into a home and a stranger into a friend. How beautiful and fulfilling a community becomes, when relationships are linked with love, respect, forgiveness and gratitude. It is then that we are able to cultivate the art of listening and


By Sr. Rita D’Souza “Earth is our Mother and our Home” was the theme for the Anand Mela which was held at Maria Sharan, Keshnand on 24th February 2018 for the children of the locality. Nearly 200 and above children took part in this Mela and had enjoyable moments.  The event commenced with a prayer moment, imploring God’s blessings and creative way of floral welcome to the chief guest, the

AMAR # 384 Annual Day at Pansora

By Sr. Priti Kemu We, the sisters and  boarders of Jag  Prakash  Kanya  Chatralay,  Pansora   were  happy to celebrate the Annual Day of our  boarding on 18th February 2018 in our own campus. We began our celebration at 1:00 p.m with the theme ‘Love is the foundation of the family’. The children were very excited for this great day and so they prepared the programme for their parents with much


By Sr. Shanthi Fernandes All human beings are unique gifts and within them are hidden blessings which we call them talents. Talents are God given blessings. One needs to treasure them and place them at the service of others. When there experienced by others joy and happiness wells up from the deep recesses of one’s individual soul. One such event was exhibited in Auxilium Nandgad on the very special day

AMAR # 382 MYC-NCP outreach and picnic

          By Sr. Anita Tairipascu On the 18th of   February Sr. Anita Tairipascu along with 16 children of NCP group went to visit the family of Nim Baptist. Nim is a special child, has lost her parents and is taken care of by her aunt. She has her grandmother who 91 years old. The children bought biscuits, fruit,chocolates and a small gift to offer Nim. They were delighted to meet

AMAR # 381 Aux-Caranzalem wins the State level Championship

By Sr. Melissa D’Souza Auxilium High School – Caranzalem rejoices as our students win a state championship. The State level Tug of War was held on the 10th of February at Campal Grounds, Panjim. Our boys won the Second Place while the girls won the Third Place. They returned back jubilant and victorious. They indeed made us proud.