News & Events

Orphans day Celebrations

Orphans Day celebrations was successfully organised by the Sisters at Canossa Annexe on the 28th of December 2016. Fr Donald D'Souza SVD gave them a meaningful talk before mass and then celebrated the Eucharist. It was an enriching experience to see how the our girls...

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR:  2017 May this New Year 2017 be filled with hope, love, peace and...

Ben Veneute!

WARM WELCOME We warmly and joyfully welcome our Congregational Leader, Sr. Annamaria Babbini and her Councillors, Sr. Anne Tan, Sr. Elma Escalante and Sr. Sandra Maggiolo, to India on the occasion of the Canonical Visit of our Province India Centre. May this special...

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR- 2016. Let the New Year 2016 be filled with fresh hope and courage.We are in the extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Let us pass through the door of the infinite mercy of God the Father who welcomes everyone into His heart. Let the compassionate love...

Mumbai bids Adieu….to M.Fernanda Riva.

Mumbai bids Adieu....to M.Fernanda Riva. The mortal remains of Venerable M. Fernanda Riva was transferred from St. Michael’s parish cemetery, Mahim to St. Joseph’s Convent, Alleppey on 14th October, 2015.This decision was taken after the proposal of M. General M....

Prayer requests

Prayers are requested for the newly started construction for the A N M Nursing School cum Hostel at Talasari through the support of Gardha Foundation and constant support of the Advisory Board of our Dayanand  Hospital.

Jubilee Joys

• Congratulations to our dearest Srs. Philo Xavier, Vilma Nazareth and Rose D’Souza as they celebrate fifty golden years of their dedicated service to the Lord and to the Institute. Each one of them has contributed uniquely to our Province in the last fifty years. Our...

PCCI EDUCATORS’ MEET

The PCCI- Conference of Provincial Councils of India held a seminar for the heads of the schools and colleges of the Provinces of India from 16 -19August 2015.The Province of St. Francis Xavier India- Centre was honoured to host this Educators’ Meet. The venue of this...

Congratulations !!!

Congratulations!!! to all our Schools for securing good results in the S.C.C Examinations 2014=2015. God bless all your efforts.

Prayer Request

We request your prayers for the speedy recovery of Sr.Rosemary Abraham from Poland who is undergoing medical treatment in Kerala.May God bless and heal her soon.

Thank you Sr. Bella Xavier

  “I am the resurrection and the life; whoever lives and believes in me will never die.” Jn. 11: 25-26 We deeply mourn the loss of Our Dear SR. ELIZABETH (BELLA) XAVIER Aged 75 years and 52 years of Religious Life Who has returned to the Father’s house on 20...

In Loving Memory

We recommend to your prayers Our Dear SR. YVONNE D’SOUZA Aged 65 years and 40 years of Religious Life Who has returned to the Father’s house on 14 March 2015 from: the Community of Nirmalashram, Andheri. Grateful for the gift of her life given to all, we offer our...

Golden bells for “Dev Kripa Mandal”

Golden bells for "Dev Kripa Mandal" as they celebrate fifty years of service to the poor and the needy. Our pioneer sisters namely- M. Alzira D'Costa, M. Ursula Louzado and others down the years have played a major role in shaping it and making it relevant to the...

Quasquicentennial Jubilee.

Congratulations to the Community of St. Joseph's Belgaum as they inaugurated the Quasquicentennial Jubilee. It is 125 years that our missionary sisters from Hong Kong landed in Belgaum. The community chronicles say "that it was on 25th February 1891 that five sisters...

In appreciation

We the Sisters of the Province take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Sr.Maggie Mathew our Province Leader and her Councillors Srs. Rose D'Souza, Sr.Jessie John and Sr.Neeta Lopes for their co-operation, support and faith in each of the Sisters in...

Congratulations to the newly elected Provincial team

Today together with the feast of `The Presentation' we celebrate the Day of Consecrated Life. It is our day! A day of gratitude for our call! For our vocation! Pope Francis in his letter issued for the year of Consecrated life `WAKE UP THE WORLD' invites us: • To look...

Two more intercessors

We have two more intercessors in heaven for us our dearest Mothers M. Terezinha Provedello who passed away on 22nd December 2014 in Italy and M. Josephine Riva who passed away on 28th December 2014 in Congo. They have served our Province with their exemplary virtue...

GOD’S BLESSINGS

Sr. Nancy Vaz who is back to our Province will be part of the Community at Antonpura. We wish her God's blessings, happiness and health as she embarks on this mission.

VOCATION TO THE CLOISTERED RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY

Vocation is a gift of God and a call to the cloistered life raises our hearts in humble surrender and praise to the Lord who continues to invite His chosen ones all for Himself and to intercede for the world constantly. We Congratulate Sr. Adeline (Ida) Pereira who...

CLOSURE OF ST. JOSEPH’S KANNADA SCHOOL, BELGAUM

The Provincial Council and the Sisters of the Province have been discerning for the last three years regarding the closure of our Kannada Medium School at Belgaum. After  prayerful reflections and consultation from every community of the Province, Twenty-five out of...

WITHDRAWAL FROM ANTOP HILL.

The Sisters of Canossa Niwas, Antop Hill have been working in the Parish of St. Dominic Savio, Antop Hill, for the last twenty - six years. In 1988 the Sisters started this collaboration with the Salesians at the invitation of Fr. Loddy Pires, the then Provincial of...

Ignatian One Month’s retreat-Desur.

Do you recognize a need to step off the treadmill for several days so that you can come to a place of rest, seek God's presence, and come home to yourself and to God? Then this silent retreat may be just what you're looking for.In the lap of Mother nature we were all...

Renewal Programme

The Third Renewal Programme at Canossa Ashram which was held from 21st to 24th July 2014, at Canossa Ashram had thirty Seven Sisters from the Final Vows group of 1980 to 1985 who participated in this Renewal programme. Sr. Mercy Thennattil, member of the Holy Cross...

Congratulations

CONGRATULATIONS to Srs Nita Kantela, Esperansa D’Silva and Rubina Miranda who pronounced their vows on 2nd October 2014 at Nirmalshram, The Master has called you to a greater holiness and service. May God walk with you every step of the way. Prayers and best wishes to...

Silver Bells at Shrirampur

 – We rejoice with our sisters who have pioneered the mission of Shrirampur and the present Community as together we celebrate God’s steadfast love and presence with us for the last 25...

Congratulations to Sr. Terezinha Ferrao

Congratulations to Sr. Terezinha Ferrao who celebrates twenty five years of her religious commitment. May our Lord continue to accompany you dear Sr. Terezinha as you give yourself selflessly for God and His Kingdom among the poorest and the vulnerable...

Welcome Back Sr. Bibiana Vaz

We warmly welcome Sr. Bibiana Vaz back to our Province after eight years of her dedicated Service to the Institute in Rome. Dear Sr. Bibiana you have reached out with love to all the Mission Areas of the Canossian World, but very particularly and caringly, to us in...

Thank you

Thanks to Sr. Shiji Kizhakekunnel from the North Province who gave her selfless service as part of the Formation Team at Canossa Niketan, Andheri. Sr. Shiji we wish you God’s abundant blessings as you join your Home Province. Together with her we wish adieu to the...

Congratulations to Sr. Terezinha Pynadath

Congratulations to Sr. Terezinha Pynadath who will be celebrating the Golden Jubilee of her Religious commitment on 15th September 2014 at Divine Providence, Belgaum. May the joy she experiences deep within continue to resound as she journeys ahead with faith and...

Thanks Applicative Chapter

We thank Sr. Margaret Peter for her presence with us for the first day of our Chapter of Application. Sr. Margaret enriched the Capitular Sisters with her experience and the spiritual depth that flowed from deep within. We were blessed to have her with us to explain...

Sr. Margaret’s visit

Sr. Margaret Peter  is in Mumbai from the 5th – 7th August 2014, and will address the Chapter Delegates at the start of the Applicative...

Renewal for life

The third Renewal Group meets (Final Vows years 1980 - 1985) at Canossa Ashram, Andheri from the 21- 24 July 2014. May this encounter refresh and rejuvenate your hearts and...

Congratulations

Congratulations to our Institutions of Belgaum for the successful results of the D.Ed and NTT as well as Dhule and Shrirampur for the NTT results.

Meeting With Mrs Sonia Gandhi-7th Feb’13

On 7th February 2013 there was a Meeting at Palghar, where Sr.Maggie.Mathew Our Provincial along with some of the Sisters of the Talasari Community met Mrs Sonia Gandhi and some Central Government Officials who had come to launch the project of "Rashtriya Bal Swasthya...