January 2019

AMAR # 678 Parents’ Day at SJTC Lonavla

We the Sisters along with the candidates and their parents celebrated ‘Parents’ Day’ on the auspicious occasion of the feast of Bl. Laura Vicuna. The celebration commenced by Fr. Xavier Devdas SDB followed by a photo session with the sisters, candidates and their parents. After some snacks and a soft drink, the parents were lead to the hall by the sisters for cultural programme put up by the candidates. Sr.

AMAR # 677 Feast of Laura Vicuna at Bableshwar

37 children came for Maria Bhavan Milan at Bableshwar. Together with them, we celebrated the feast of Laura Vicuna. Through a PowerPoint, we began with the prayer moment. The animator of the house, Sr. Catherine Pereira spoke about the life of Laura Vicuna to which they listened very attentively. Then we invited the children to speak a few words about their own mother. Some children spontaneously spoke; the others sang


We celebrated the feast of Laura Vicuna at Kunegaon on the 22nd of Jan 2019. Along with the village children in the school. Prayer service was the beginning of the day. On this occasion, individual dance competition was organized to encourage ring out their talents as Laura Vicuna showed her love for God and her mother. Sr. Mary Anthony delivered a talk to the assembly saying “Laura had her aspirations, dreams, goals

AMAR # 675 Five new Salesian Cooperators at Anmol, Koparkhairane

Salesian Family: a force in the world was the theme of the Salesian Family day held at St. Dominic Savio Church, Andheri, on 20, January 2019. It was a special day for all those present and especially for the nine Salesian Co-operators who made their promise. Among these nine we had five candidates from Anmol Koparkhairane i.e. Mary Julius, Gracy Pereira, Helen Anthony, Eunice Rodrigues, and Amala Anthony.  These candidates had

AMAR # 674 ANMOL DHAMAKA  2019 at Tangudama

On 06th January 2019, the Anmol Dhamaka attracted around 850 children from Different NGO’s in Belagavi City.  Children from different NGO’s arrived with well-arranged bus service sponsored by Mr. Saji Kutti, KLE Ayurvedic Hospital, Hindalco Company, supported the travel of children of various categories and NGO’s.  Around 16 NGOs with staff and children were present for this great event. All were extended warm hospitality with delicious breakfast, pav bhaji &

AMAR # 673 Celebration of the feast of St. Joseph Vaz

St. Joseph Vaz, rightly called the ‘Pearl of Goa’ is the first Goan saint. In his honour, most of the Catholic schools are given a holiday on his feast day, the 16th of January. Here at Auxilium Caranzalem, we celebrated his feast along with the staff and students on the 15th. A frame bearing his image was beautifully decorated and kept in a prominent place. We had a prayer service


The Confirmation candidates of Our Lady of Dolours Parish, Dahanu had a half day retreat at AYAC, Dahanu on December 30, 2018 , animated by Sr. Santana Pereira. The day was based on the theme: Youth for Jesus. The videos and the PPT enabled them to delve deeply into the meaningfulness of this Sacrament inspiring them to become strong witnesses of Christ. The youth were guided through the Biblical passage

AMAR # 671 Medical camp at Pansora

The Jag Prakash Kanya Chatra laya head a medical camp on 8th January from 9.30 to 1.00 p.m. through Santram Hospital Nadiad. We started with small prayer and then Sr. Nayana welcome Dr. Sarju Patel and Dr. Natash Patel and their team with flowers. All the surrounding villages of Pansora took part in it. Under the guidance of Dr. Sarju Patel and his team of 16 were able to serve many

AMAR # 670 51st Knit India 2018 Indore

Date:  28th to 31st December 2018 Motto: Youth taking Charge Now to Transform the Nation Objective: To nurture fellowship and friendship with persons from diverse religions and cultural background. Participants – 97 students, 22 teachers, 7 priests The inaugural session of knit India was a very grand event. Fr. Vincent Carmel introduced the chief Guest Fr. Nicholas Martis and explained us about the evolve from and development of knit India.


Christmas is all about love. It was the love of God that made him send His only Son to us. Jesus gave his followers a new commandment to love one another, just as he loves us. This is how we show that we are followers of Jesus- “by our love for one another.” Patience, kindness, helping and caring are the ways we celebrated the love of Jesus and these things