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Installation ceremony – 23rd November 2017

“One does not presume to take this honor, but takes it only when called by God, just as Aaron was” (Heb.5:4)"

23rd November 2017 was an auspicious day for the Indian Province. On that day Rev. Sr. Biji Mulackal took charge as the Provincial Superior, Sr.Suni Kizhakkedath as the Vice Provincial, Sr. Molly Karottumadavana, Sr. Shiby Chollambel and Sr. Sheeba Erikkaluvila as the councillors, Sr. Beena Kakkanattu as the Provincial Secretary and Sr. Teena Chulliattu as the Administrator. The installation ceremony was began with the prayer service in the morning. On that day Rev. Sr. Cloudinaliya Karumancheril the Provincial Superior, Sr. Ciby Cherusseril, Sr. Alice Azhakedath and the Administrator Sr. Jancy Pottassery were present in the occasion and they handed over their responsibilities to the newly elected members. The presence of several sisters from other communities augmented its beauty.

At 11.15 all of us gathered around the Altar to glorify the Lord, for all the wonders that He has done in our lives as well as in our province. The Holy Mass was celebrated by five priests and the main celebrant was Rev. Fr. Francis Vattukulam the Rector of Don Bosco Keezhmad. During the Holy Mass the Provincial Superior Rev. Sr. Cloudinaliya Karumancheril read out the official declaration of the newly elected members. After the solemn Mass there was a sumptuous banquet.

During the lunch Rev. Sr. Liya pour out her heartfelt gratitude towards the Salesian Community from where we receive all the spiritual nourishment like Holy Mass, Sacrament of Reconciliation, music classes ....etc. She emphasized the healthy relation that we maintain for all these years. Rev Fr. Rector as well spoken, concerning the healthy relation, sisterly love and care and the services we have been rendering towards the senior priests. The new Provincial Rev. Sr. Biji also expressed her sincere thanks to them in a few words.



Prayer Dance by Aspirants of the Sisters of St. Dorothy On the occasion of the celebration of Pope`s Day at Don Bosco.on 29/06/2016
Sisters of St. Dorothy Daughters of the Sacred Hearts on the occasion of the 1st anniversary of the Canonization of St. John Antony Farina -Father and Founder. Dedicate this chapel in honour of him on 23/11/2015.
Veneration of the Relic of St. John Antony Farina on 14/01/2015, Provincial House Alwaye.
Entrance procession of the Eucharistic Celebration on the occasion of the Feast of our Father and Founder St. John Antony Farina.


Here is the history of the Sisters of St. Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts, in India. It was a courageous and confident step taken by our Mother General Rev. Sr. Gianna Rosa Sterbini, to start a new mission in India on 15th January, 1983.

Life and Origin

John Antony Farina was born at Gambellara (Vicenza Province) on 11th January 1803 to Peter Farina and Francesca Bellame. He received his early training from his paternal uncle, a holy priest who was for him a true master of the spirit and a tutor as well.

Charism and Spirituality

The Charism of the Daughters of the Sacred Hearts, the gift of the Holy Spirit to the prophetic intuition of St. John Antony Farina. “Incarnate the tender love of the Heart of Jesus and Mary in education, in corporal work of mercy especially on behalf of the most needy”.Read More...

To the Heart of Jesus...

We are convinced that at the time of our consecration to the love of the Sacred Hearts, the prophetic vision of our saintly Father Founder is being impressed in the hearts of each one of us. We feel to be the seed that he has sowed in the wake of the story, to bear witness to the love of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.Read More...