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

Perpetual Profession - 2019

11th May 2019

“Rejoice Rejoice always! Again I say Rejoice! For this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus”. Yes the fulfillments of these words have come true on 11.05.2019 at 2.30 pm in Indian Province. It was the day of rejoicing and Thanksgiving day for all of us in the Congregation because God has blessed the Congregation and the Holy Mother Church with three precious perpetually professed sisters to do His service. Indian Province was fully immersed in the celebration of the solemn Holy Mass which was solicited by Very Rev. Dr. Joseph Maleparampil, Superior General of the Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacraments (MCBS). The religious from different Congregations are participated the celebrations. Parents, relatives, dear and near ones arrived and took part the function. After the Holy Mass there was small refreshment followed by the celebration of the event with cake cutting warm wishing. On every face there was bubbles of joy and gladness radiating to everyone with smile and laughter.



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...