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Month’s Mind Observed

27 December 2017 was a day for observing the month’s mind to gather together to pray specially for the departed soul of our beloved Mother Elizabeth Packumala at the Province level in Ferrando…

Welcome to New Members

It was a day of joy to the Province as six of our newly Professed Sisters arrived at Provincial House, Ichapur on 10 December.  Sisters and Children welcomed and congratulated them. They are Sr.…

Mission Exposure Programme

The four days long Mission exposure programme at Oodlabari was an eye opener for many of our Catholics. The programme was conducted from 19 - 21 October, 2017 for the 14 villages at Oodlabari…

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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