Silver ruby and Golden Jubilee celebration
On May 12th, 2018 the Seva Nilaya chapel in Bangalore was filled with the sounds of jubilation, praise, and thanksgiving as our Jubilarians Sisters Alois, Vincent, Suso celebrating 50, Sisters Anita, Lena, Vimala and Pauli 40, and Sr Jebamalai 25 years of religious profession. The main celebrant Rev. Fr. Sahaya John director of NBCLC (National Biblical and Catechetical Centre) began the solemn celebration of the Eucharist with a note of appreciation to the Jubilarians for their life of commitment through which they added joy to the community, witness values to the society and holiness of the Church. In his homily, he stressed on the importance of leading a credible and joyful life witnessing the heart of the Gospel by encountering Jesus in the daily realities of life.
The beautifully decked chapel, angelic choir and special prayers made the celebration more meaningful and awe-inspiring. After the Holy Mass, there was a short cultural programme, which includes greeting and felicitating each Jubilarians, cutting of Jubilee cake and sumptuous meal.
“Oh, give thanks to the Lord for He is good and has marvelously lead the sisters to live their religious commitment as Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.”