We the Daughters of the Church in Mandya, had the privilege of the fraternal visit of our beloved Mother General Sr. Tresa Purayidathil. Her Encouraging presence boosted us to live the Charism in the concrete situations of today through various mission.
On 25th afternoon the mother general together with the Delegate Superior visited the destitute home and Snehalaya children’s care centre. Life becomes beautiful and joyful even at the moment of tears and sufferings, when the person feels they have someone to love and care and this is what they impacted to them during their visit. The children expressed their gratitude through wonderful cultural program. They had prayer song, welcoming, sharing the life experiences, dances, dialog, karate, Yoga, faction show and vote of thanks. Sr. Tresa also expressed that she is very happy to see the children so happy and cheerful and healthy. She encouraged them to have feeling of oneness it’s not hostel but it’s your home. She distributed sweets to them.
Sun rises, sun sets seasons change but the steadfast love of God endures forever. On 26th morning we came to celebrate the Eucharist where God revels the greatest mystery to us His little ones. The Eucharistic celebration presided over by most Rev. K.A. William the Bishop of Mysore, con celebrated by Rev. Fr. John Sequeira the parish priest of St. Joseph Church Mandya and Rev. Fr. Chinnappa the vicar. During the mass sacrament of confirmation is administered to a candidate. The celebration of Eucharist and fraternity with the Mother General and the authorities of the Church and the local community were really an expression and witness of Jesus to the locality.
After the Eucharistic celebration and the fraternity the Bishop and the Priests together with the Mother General visited Snehalaya Children’s care Centre the children welcomed them and entertained them through their wonderful performances. The Bishop appreciated the Institute for the ideal service that she is doing for this children. He said the children are happy and healthy. The place is tidy and clean he said all for the glory of God and the society. He imparted his blessing on children, sisters and donors.