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A New Start

28 January 2017 was a day of blessing for the Province of Mary Immaculate as the new provincial councillors took over their responsibility in the presence of Sr. Philomena Mathew, the superior…

Programme for Animators

An orientation programme for the animators of the communities was organized on 11-13 December 2016. There were 17 participants. Fr. Dominic Gomes, the vicar General of the Archdiocese of Kolkata…

Economers’ Meet at Ichapur

A two-day animation programme was held at Ichapur on 8-9 October 2016 for the economers of the communities. Sr. Molly James, the Provincial Superior welcomed the group and updated the sisters on…

Mary Immaculate Province, Kolkata


A new Chapter was opened for the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians when the Little Flower Region gave birth to the twin provinces: Mary Immaculate, Kolkata and Little Flower, Bangalore. The Mary Immaculate Province of Kolkata was canonically erected on 9 December 2002 with Sr. Nancy Augustine as its first Provincial Superior. It had 64 members and 12 communities spread across eight dioceses: Kolkata, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal, Dumka, Khunti and Ranchi in Jharkhand, Bhagalpur in Bihar and Vijayapuram in Kerala. Proclamation of the Good News as its main thrust the province carried out its various apostolate, trusting in the power of the Lord. It initiated various activities with limited resources and personnel.

Sr. Elizabeth Packumala served the office of the Provincial Superior from 2006-2009, Sr. Molly James from 2010-2013 and Sr. Lissy Sebastian from 2014-2015. Sr. Molly James was reappointed as Provincial Superior in 2016.

Today, the province keeps growing in number, expanding its areas of mission. It focuses on reaching out to the needy and underprivileged sections of the society through its varied services. Missionary evangelization, education, caring for the young at risk, healing ministry, home for the aged and social work are some of its main activities.

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Highlights on Ministries

Maayer Asha
A Home of Hope for Young

MSMHC Maayer Asha takes care of the young at risk at Ichapur Howrah, Baltikuri and Bandel. At present there are 25 children at Ichapur, Howrah studying in primary school, 20 high school girl-…

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Uplifting the Needy in Brick Field

Social Apostolate is one of its main activities through which the Province serves the most needy section of the society. Women and children are the predilection for most of the activities carried…

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Community Catechesis Training

In view of emphasizing the main thrust of the congregation: ‘Proclamation of the Good News’ Community Catechesis Training Programme for pastoral sisters, WACs, YACs and village church leaders was…

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