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AMAR # 1519 Childrens’ Day celebration at Keshnand

We had the opportunity to celebrate Children’ Day at Keshnand. We began our programme in the morning at 10.30 am. In the name of all children we lit the lamp, as sign that children are here to spread the light to the darkened world. After the prayer moment Sr. Justina, the animator of our community took charge of children to have fun – filled games.  Sr. Justina gave the short

AMAR #1518 Diwali at Madanthyar

On 5th November 2021, we the Sisters and the hostel girls of Maria Kripa Madanthyar were glad to celebrate the feast of Deepavali – the festival of Light. We prepared beautiful Rangoli designs with our hostel girls and lit diyas all over the campus. At evening a short prayer service was animated keeping in mind the theme: Victory of Light over the Sea of darkness. As Sr. Prema Tauro, the

AMAR # 1517 DIWALI CELEBRATION - Novitiate – Nashik

On 3rd November 2021, we the Sisters and the Novices of SHTC, Nashik had the opportunity to begin the celebration of the Diwali – the festival of Light, together with the boys of Don Bosco Shelter Home. We prepared a beautiful Rangoli designs with them. Indeed, we had a wonderful experience to spend time with them. We were thrilled to see how they manifested their creative skills in a vibrant

AMAR # 1516 Diwali celebration at Auxilium Pali Hill

On the occasion of Diwali, Auxilium convent High School, Bandra conducted a creative competition for children or 3rd November 2021. Different grades were given different topic. Decorative “Toran” (Bandanvar) of any material, Paper lantern, Diya decoration, Rangoli, wall hangings etc. were prepared by the students. The exhibition of their creative items was held from 9.00 to 10.00 am. The manager, Sr. Teresa Vettickal spoke to the students and imparted the

AMAR # 1515 “Sanctity in SHTC”, Nashik

On 01st November 2021, we the Novices of SHTC Nashik enthusiastically celebrated “All Saints Day”. With the help of the internet we searched the latest canonized saints likeSt. Kateri Tekakwitha, Bl.Carlo Acutis, St.Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, St. Euphrasia Eluvathingal, Bl. Chiara Badano, St. Teresa of the Los Andes and presented the information in a creative way which was an inspiration for all of us to live the life the way they

AMAR # 1514 Meeting youngsters at a Throw ball match

Today, on the 1st Nov 2021, the feast of All Saints, the Parish Salesian Youth Ministry group enthusiastically conducted a throw ball match between the Parish girls’ team and the Novices of SHTC Nashik. The main organizers for this event were Fr. Roshan Gonsalves and Sr. Jaya Pedthala.  After a long period of strict lockdown both the teams were brought together through a joint collaboration of Sr. Jaya and Fr.

AMAR # 1513 Animation of the Rosary at Nirmal

After the lock down on 24th October 2021, for the 1st time, we are prayed rosary with the ADMA members. The month of October is a month of the Holy Rosary and also is the month of the Missions. Sr. Jean Colas welcomed the members at Don Bosco Yuva Kendra – Nirmal.Sr. Jean screened the video on the message of Pope Francis on Mission Sunday by Most Rev. Bishop Vincent

AMAR # 1512  Empowered to empower

The teachers of Auxilium Convent, Wadala,  conducted an interactive webinar for the Salesian sisters of the Mumbai Province on “Positive narration in behaviour management cycle” on 24th October, 2021. Trs. Gangalaxmi Gadam, Vidhi Patankar and Genefar Michael spoke about the importance of  creating a positive learning environment, positive reinforcement and and positive narration in the classroom. The sisters were divided into 6 groups and relevant case studies were presented to


The novices of the SHTC Nashik were fortunate to go for their Community and Apostolic Experience for one month (5th September to 5th October) to different communities namely Ahmednagar, Keshnand, Auxilium Wadala, Koparkhairane and Uttan. We would like to share our experiences of those days. I, Sr. Shweta Saulea had an inspiring and enriching experience in the community of Laura Vicuna Niwas, Ahmednagar. I experienced the Salesian Family Spirit and


As part of an activity under Auxilium Global Connect Project, the Dance Performance was held on 8th October’21in collaboration with Auxilium Convent, Lonavala for class 4. The theme for the Dance Performance was ‘Traditional Dances of Festivals of India and Japan’ and total 13 students participated in the Dance Performance. The children had to perform for min 3 – 5 minutes along with a small introduction. The Dance Performance began with