Jubilee- A Privileged Moment To Renew and Rededicate: Bishop

HOSPET, JAN.27, 2019: Deena Seva Saba Congregation held its golden and silver jubilee of religious life of Sisters Regin Mary and Lovely (Gulburga) on 27 January, 2019 at Daya Nilaya Convent, Amaravathi village, Hospet. Sr. Regin Mary serves by looking after the most disadvantaged HIV affected children and their families. It is called Abaya Home for HIV infected and affected children.

Bishop appreciated the simple life style of the DSS Sisters and their loving service to the most disadvantage children. He congratulated DSS Congregation and the jubilarian sisters and their collaborators for their excellent service and hard work.  DSS Sisters are serving in T B Dam parish, near Hospet since 2012. DSS arrived at the invitation of Bishop Henry D'Souza, Bishop of Bellary to establish a center for rehabilitation and care of HIV affected children. With the Abaya sponsorship program, a home for HIV affected children was constructed and blessed on 10 August 2017. Fr. Arokianathan is directing Abaya sponsorship program. At present around 15 children are taken care of at Abhaya Home. Fr. Francis Bashyam mobilized considerable amount of donations to put up the special home. The jubilee celebration was well attended by large number of sisters from various religious houses of DSS congregation and other religious from the Diocese of Bellary. A solemn thanksgiving Eucharist led by Bishop Henry D'Souza and many priests of the diocese concelebrated. At the end of the Eucharistic celebration, there was a brief felicitation program.

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