January 2021

AMAR # 1326 Republic Day Celebrations at Auxilium, Bandra.

On 26 January 2021, we celebrated Republic Day of our country.  Due to Covid -19 restrictions and social distance a few students, the teaching and non-teaching staff along with some past pupils participated in the programme. The celebration began with flag hoisting by our manager, Rev. Sr. Teresa Vettickal.  In her message, Sr. Teresa spoke on the Preamble of the Constitution of India and stressed secularism. After the flag hoisting

AMAR # 1325 72nd Republic Day Celebrations  @ Auxilium Ahmednagar

This year the Republic Day celebrations were on a low-key affair in most of our schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So to us here at Auxilium Ahmednagar, nevertheless the spirit of the student and class teachers remained the same. They had organised online cultural events, including patriotic songs, dances and speeches.   Following the COVID-19 safety rules, the Sisters and a few teachers had an offline celebration for the parents

AMAR # 1324 ‘Sisters, you are our sunshine’ Gratitude Day celebration at Auxilium Pali Hill

On 26 January 2021, Gratitude day was celebrated on a grand scale at Auxilium Pali Hill, Bandra, by the teaching and non-teaching staff. The theme for the occasion was ‘You are our Sunshine’. The programme began with a few outdoor games, snacks and dances with lots of fun and enjoyment. Later the teachers ceremoniously accompanied the sisters to the School hall. This was followed by a brief introduction, prayer and

AMAR # 1323 Twin celebration at Laura Vicuna Niwas, Ahmednagar

The feast of blessed Laura Vicuna was celebrated at St. John Bosco Church, Savedi on 22nd January 2021. It started with the Rosary followed by the Holy Eucharist celebrated by Fr. Thomas D’Costa SDB. The Cooperators renewed their promises during the Mass under the guidance of Sr. Nilima Rodrigues. Thereafter Sr. Rita Lobo, the animator of LV Niwas presented the candidates with a Rosary and memento of Laura Vicuna. The

AMAR # 1322 Gratitude day celebration at Auxilium Ahmednagar.

Gratitude is an attitude best cherished by people who have a sense of belonging to society and believe that what has been showered upon them as a blessing must be returned with gratitude. This was proved by Auxilium Convent High School and Junior College Ahmednagar, teachers who got together to thank the Salesian Sisters. The Gratitude day celebration was clubbed together with the feast of St. Laura Vicuna. The earlier

AMAR # 1321 Scout and Guide Activity – Auxilium High School, Caranzalem.

Robert Baden Powell has beautifully said, “The most worthwhile thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.” On the 15th of January, three guides and three scouts from Std 9 accompanied by Scout Masters, Sir. Jose Lopes, Sir. Clive Fernandes, Guide captain Ms. Margaret Menezes and Sr. Melissa D’Souza FMA from Auxilium High School, Caranzalem set about to put this quote into practice. They were on the


“Life is like a book, some chapters sad, some happy and some exciting but if you never turn the page you will never know what the next chapter look,” says APJ Abdul Kalam. Along with our dearest Sr. Ruth Misquitta we thank God, the giver of life, who turns the page of our life each day with His countless blessings. We at Auxilium Wadala were happy to celebrate 92 years

AMAR # 1319 Motivational Sessions at Auxilium – Nandgad

On 15 January 2021, Fr. Joseph Rodrigues, SDB from Hubli explained to us in detail the Strenna 2021. The theme that the rector major has given is “Moved by hope”. Fr. Joseph with his powerpoint presentation made it very easy for us to understand the Strenna and also gave us few tips, how we can be hope-filled persons especially in this time of the pandemic. He gave us a few

AMAR # 1318 Visit of Tanghudhama Children to Nandgad

On 14 January 2021, we organised a day that was full of activities for the Anmol children of Tanghudhama. Sr. Smita Monis, social workers along with 22 inmates arrived at 11.00 am in Nandgad for an outing. The community of Nandgad gave them a warm welcome. The community organised some exciting and lively games for the children. It was indeed a joyful moment for all of us to see children

AMAR # 1317 Spreading the Joy of Christmas at Maria Vihar!

In Maria Vihar Nashik the Christmas celebration began from 22 December. There’s something about Christmas that brings people together — families, friends, and even people who don’t know each other. And so to celebrate this festival of Joy Peace and Love the sisters and teachers of Nursery and Vocational Training Centre organised a short programme in the morning and afternoon of 22nd December and then on 23 we had a