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A moment of prayer with students of Keezhmad

“Students from Keezhmad parish had come for prayer, conducted by the sisters of Archana community. ”

The purpose of the prayer meeting
* Encourage and help them to have good reception of the Sacraments.
* Nurturing the moral human values in them.
* Molding and paving way to be the dispensers of charity, mercy and compassion of the Sacred Hearts

Nearly 52 students were gathered in prayer. Parish priest Rev. Fr. Varghese was present at the beginning of prayer. Majority of them were higher secondary and college students. All of them participated the prayer actively with interest and zeal. Rev. sr. Shiny has taken class for them about personal responsibility of making use of the time. They were encouraged and appreciated for their active participation by giving a pen to each one. After the prayer each sister had taken a group of student’s names to pray and to build up a good rapport with follow up thereafter. After the prayer they were given refreshment.



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...