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“Teaching Sisters of St. Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts” in India

“Your heart o Jesus is an unfailing mine of Gold and of precious stones. From it let the sisters dig out treasures and adorn their head.”

14th January 2019

January 14 th 2019 was the day of great joy and happiness for all the sisters of St. Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts. The wonderful day has dawned with its novelty and beauty with colorful memories of our Father founder St. John Antony Farina. The graceful day has begun with a prayer service followed by solemn Holy Eucharist presided over by Rev. Fr. William SDB. During his homily he explained about different dimensions of love, and how to practice them in our daily life. And Sr. Lourdumary, renewed her holy vows to the Lord by the hand of our Provincial Superior Rev. Sr. Biji Mulackal. We have kept the mood of celebration on the whole day and unceasingly asked our father founder’s intercession that we may sustain always in the same spirit and zeal that he had showed us through his profound charity and simplicity. All the community of Indian province had commemorated this occasion in a different manner. May our Father founder always intercede for all his daughters from heaven.



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...