Mysore Province Chapter


The memorable event of the IX Province Chapter of Mysore Province from 29th December 2021 to 2nd January 2022 was held at Dhyana Sadhana, Bogadi, Mysuru.   It was a time to refresh, renew and revitalize ourselves and as a group to reflect on the theme: ‘Repair my House’.  The Province Chapter was a time to flip the pages of the past to discover areas, situation and lives that need to be reconsidered, altered, constructed, renovated or transformed.

28-29th Dec 2021 days of Recollection :  43 Chapter delegates and 2 observers were put on the right direction by Rev. Fr Praveen Henry D’Souza OFM Provincial Minister through his reflective and enriching sessions given theme.

V. Rev. Sr Susheela Sequeira Superior General who presided over the Chapter in her inaugural address briefed about the significance of the Chapter in the life and growth of the Province and also through her reflections enabled the delegates to discern God’s will and to focus on the whispering of the Spirit called for renovation and renewal.  She also motivated them to think collectively thus to implement the policies that call for transformation in self, fraternity, cosmos and world at large. Sr Juliana Pinto, The Councillor General was also present for the Chapter to assist the Superior General. All the discussions and planning during the Chapter were revolved round  the theme, Repair My House’.

Most Rev. Dr K.A. William Bishop of Mysore in his inaugural mass highlighted the life and mission of the Church and how as UFS we can contribute towards the growth of the Society amidst of all prevailing challenges. 

During 5-days the Chapter delegates reflected on the theme and contributed constructively in all the group discussions and deliberations. 

Election of the Provincial Superior and Provincial Councillors

1St January 2022 was a day of joy as the new Provincial Team was elected by the Chapter Delegates.  Rev. Sr Lily Fernandes was re-elected as the  Provincial Superior and Srs Annie MA, Irene Leena Pais, Bindu Elizabeth and Sandra Pinto were elected as Provincial Councillors.  Sr. Annie MA was elected  as Asst Provincial.

The Thanksgiving prayer service was held at 11:45 am in the Chapel for all the marvelous work done by God during these days of the Chapter. Thereafter, The Superior General and Councilor General  felicitated the newly elected Provincial Superior and the team with shawls and  floral bouquets, encouraging them to live their ‘Fiat’ with faith and courage, being prepared to face the challenges of modern times. The sisters and the novices greeted  them with songs. 

We remain indebted  to God for his benevolence received through the persons of Srs Daisy D Costa and Felcy D Cunha the outgoing team members, for their selfless and untiring service rendered during the past three ( six) years.

On 2nd January 2022, with the concluding message of the President, Rev. Sr Susheela Sequeira the IX Province Chapter was concluded.  The new Provincial team is all set to take up the Province Administration with much zeal and enthusiasm.  During the concluding prayer the Chapter delegates prayed for God’s blessings on the new team and also thanked God for all the blessings bestowed on the vocals during the Chapter days.