▪ The Pallotti Hostel in Bangalore (Vidya Deepti Pallotti Study House) with its actually 82 students had its annual Hostel Day on March 27th. It started with a thanksgiving Mass, presided by Fr. Rajan SAC, vice provincial in Bangalore, and which was embellished by the voices of the students’ choir. During the cultural evening Sr. Helen Lourdusamy SAC, warden of the hostel, and a student representative lighted the lamp to experience God’s presence. The chief guests Fr. Jose Kutty, principal of the Kristu Jeyanthi College and both provincials, Sr. Clara SAC and Fr. Camilo SAC directed a message to the students and to all present, wardens and students representatives of other three different hostels.
▪ On March 24th the sisters and novices went to visit the around 80 prisoners at Mapusa and Goa. The novices held a prayer service, performed a skit based on the Prodigal Son, sang some songs, played games and ended their visit by sharing snacks. This experience also helped the sisters to appreciate the gift of freedom in their lives. They returned assuring the prisoners of their prayerful support.