Kattupula Pre-school Carol Service

On the 22nd December the Kattupula Pre-school celebrated its Carol service at 10.30 a.m.   Srs. Doreen and Shiamini were the Guest of Honour.  They were animated and trained by Miss Gnanamalar and two teachers and their performance was splendid.  37 kids from the Pre-school participated and it brought out the talents, skills and ability of these tiny tots.  They sang some beautiful and meaningful songs which touched us and their dancing too was very skilful.  It was noteworthy to see the parents of these kids in this celebration and they were encouraging their children.  Sr. Doreen in her message shared why Jesus became man and how is always with us as “Emmanuel”- God with us.  At the end of the Service prizes were distributed to the children and the celebration came to an end on a joyful note at 12.00 a.m.

 

14th January Thai Pongal at Jaffna Convent

On the eve of Thai Pongal in front of the entrance to the Convent, the sisters and Hindu and Catholic children were busy preparing the place for the place for the Pongal.  They adorned the ground with a beautiful and colourful Kolam with different grains and flour    They prepared the hearth to boil the milk and to prepare the tasty milk rice cooked in a beautifully decorated pot with many ingredients added to it.   While the milk rice was cooking the Morning Prayer began with a thanksgiving bajana, followed by a hymn in praise of the whole creation and appropriate Psalms too were recited with the children.   When the Pongal was ready it was taken in procession to the Chapel to be offered at the Offertory with fruits and flowers.   Later it was shared with all present.

New Provincial Leadership Team for Jaffna Province

On the 17th of January 2013 Sr. Yolande announced to all the communities the names of the new Provincial leadership Team.   Thanks you Sisters for accepting to render your dedicated service to the life of the Jaffna Province and to the people whom we serve.

Sr. Christa Mariatha                            Provincial                    1st Mandate

Sr. Theophane Croos                           Provincial Bursar         1st Mandate

Sr. Thiruchelvrani Alas                       Councillor                   2ndMandate

Sr. Arul Mathesupillai                         Coluncillor                  1st Mandate

Sr. Amaleswary Paripoonam               Councillor                   1st Mandate

Sr. Joiline Rajvy Stanley                     Councillor                   1st Mandate

CONGRATULATIONS!   Go forward with courage and strength in the Lord.