The Provincial Chapter with the theme “Do Whatever He tells you” (Jn. 2:5). Communities that generate life in the heart of contemporaneity, was held from 19 – 24 October 2019 in the Provincial house at Kodambakkam, Chennai.
The Provincial Chapter members arrived with zeal and enthusiasm to revive the vocational wealth of the charism on 18th October evening at Kodambakkam. The festive ambience of a wedding banquet created was apt to celebrate Provincial Chapter 2019 based on the
theme of the prophetic ‘sign’ of Cana. The icon of the wedding feast at Cana and the watch word “Do whatever he tells” was the guiding factor of PC 2019.
The capitulars came together for the Holy Rosary at 5.30 p.m. The Sisters gathered for the introductory session in the hall decked out for the occasion after receiving the chapter kit. Sr.Lazar Maria Nirmala, Provincial and President of PC 2019 gave the welcome address to the 66 capitulars and 3 invitees and she encouraged the first time participants and said that the chapter was a great opportunity and a moment of blessing and grace. Introduction of the Procedures and regulations of the Provincial Chapter was given by Sr.Stanislaus Mary Dora, the moderator of the Chapter.
The wishes and assurance of prayers by Mother Yvonne Renugoat, Superior General and other dignitaries, Sr.Lucy Rose Ozhukayil, the Visiting General Councillor, Fr.Maria Arokiam Kanaga SDB, the Regional Councillor for South Asia, Fr.Agilan Sarprasadam SDB, the Vice Provincial, Tiruchy Province, were conveyed to the members. The evening prayer was followed by a colourful warm welcome by the sisters of Fatima Convent, Kodambakkam.