July 2018

AMAR #488 Happenings at Aux-Lonavla

9th July Spell Bee Competition             The whole secondary section participated in the spell Bee competition. Words were given to all classes to learn their spelling each to had six rounds. Ø  Warm up round. Ø  Word formation round Ø  Visual round Ø  Word sleuth round Ø  Rapid fire round             The children participated enthusiastically and did all the rounds. The result would be announced based on the performance in all the series. Investiture – AYM members- 12/07/18.

AMAR # 487 INB Salesian Co-operators AGM

The INB Salesian Co-operators AGM was an impressive celebration which took off on Sunday 8th July 2018, in which 102 of us from all the FMA and SDB Units participated, despite the incessant and heavy rains the past two days and water logging in Mumbai. We began with the Eucharist at 10 am in the Crypt of Don Bosco Shrine – Matunga. The well-animated Mass by the Wadala West Unit was

AMAR # 486 Vocation facilitators meet at Kasarkod

A religious vocation is a beautiful gift from God. Keeping this in mind 16 Sisters from the different communities participated in the Vocation Facilitators Meet in Mazzarello Kendra, Kasarkod on 14 and 15 July 2018. Sr. Rita Fernandes, the animator of the community, began the day with a prayer invoking God’s help. Later she warmly welcomed the Sisters. Fr. Richard Rodrigues, the parish priest of the Parish of Kasarkod, was

AMAR #485 Feast of MM at Aux-Wadala

St. Mary Mazzarello- a woman for all time God has raised up for our world a woman so strong a woman of compassion a woman of faith a woman for all time in the person of Mother- St. Mary Mazzarello. Indeed she is a woman for all time. Simplicity of life and charity towards all is what made her great in the eyes of God and people. Her profound union


“Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.” says Alan Cohen. We as a community decided to have an appreciation evening on the day of our recollection soon after the adoration service. On 14th July we spent our day with GOD which helped us to realize that we are called to be GIFTS not INVESTORS

AMAR # 483 News from Maria Vihar, Nashik

 WELCOMING DAY: The Welcoming Day was held at Maria Vihar Hostel, Nashik. A Prayer song was sung during the opening ceremony, after which a few girls offered the candle with a candle prayer ‘Chase away the darkness. Fill the world with light, be a little candle flame and shine out bright’. The animator Sr. Philomena welcomed the girls and also explained to them the purpose of being a member of Maria

AMAR # 482 Mother Mazzarello among the children of Kune

The 13th of July 2018 was a joyful day for the children of Ashish Bhavan, and for the school children of Kune. In the morning at 9.00 am, all gathered together in the school hall to celebrate the feast of our saintly mother, Maria Mazzarello. The function began with a prayer dance. The life of mother Mazzarello was screened by Sr. Vaneeta Christi and Sr Sangeeta Salve. A few items

AMAR # 481 Oros celebrates the feast of MM

On 13th July together with our Salesian Fathers and PNC brothers of Don Bosco Oros and Pinguli along with Capuchin Friars and their Novices we celebrated the feast of our Mother and Co-Foundress Mother Mazzarello. It was indeed a feast of joy for each one of us. The brothers of Pinguli conducted the choir, Capuchins and Salesians concelebrated the Holy Eucharist, and our entire family of boarders and Nursing students

AMAR 480 "We are here, because of you" Feast of MM in Ahmednagar

“St. Mary Mazzarello, our dearest mother, we are here, because of you” began the Ceremony. The celebration of our Saintly Co-foundress was kept up on 13th July 2018 at Ahmednagar with our boarders and ACC girls. We had a beautiful moment prepared by dear Sr. Krupalatha Pereira. It was followed by a cultural programme. Girls displayed their talents through songs, dance and a skit depicting the life of M.M. We

AMAR # 479 Mother Mazzarello at Aux- Pali Hill Bandra

“Be Cheerful Be Holy.” The Feast of our Co-Foundress St. Mary Mazzarello was celebrated with much joy and enthusiasm. The theme for the Day was ‘Be cheerful, be holy.’ This year it was the joy of Std. V and VI to animate the day. The day began with a prayer moment invoking God’s presence. Through the intercession of St. Mary Mazzarello they prayed for the needs of their families, for