We have an End: The glory of the Heart of Jesus.A Mission: To Discover and make known the Love of His Heart.A spirituality: to be United and conformed to the Heart of Jesus. A Service in the Church and in the world of today: Transformative Education with a Preferential Love for the poor.
3. April, 2013Vocations No comments

Why I became a nun: I became a nun out of a conviction that God wanted me to.Like the Hound of Heaven “I fled Him….” It was on the dance floor that I got my vocation clinched! the 31st night dance, when I was bringing in the New Year dancing instead of in Church like other pious Catholics.  I danced every dance, to the envy of my friends, as there was an excess of girls to boys – and with every dance the conviction grew that God’s will for me was that I should be a nun!

The nuns of my school-days and some other congregations were keen on my entering with them but I felt drawn to the Society, I was drawn by the personal love of Our Lord that the nuns at Sophia College communicated.  Through interaction with them, the Gospel Study circles and the ‘Contact system’ I began to have a growing personal relationship with the Lord. I was also impressed by the nuns’ relationships with each other – each nun was nique, and could disagree objectively during a discussion and yet a loving relationship was maintained by them.  To crown it all, “the cloister” of those days was a great attraction.

I was irresistibly drawn by the contemplative aspect although teaching ran in my blood; in this Congregation both “the drawings” contemplative life and education could be fulfilled – although I was willing to give up teaching.I did not mind what I did. I experienced God as the only absolute in my life. Why I remain a nun:  I have known two major crises in my vocation.  In the novitiate, when I wanted to leave and in my later Young Professed stage. In both these major vocation crises the “Centre held” the conviction that God wanted me here, saw me through.  I am in “awe of His wondrous grasp of me and take no comfort in my frail hold of Him”.

Who we are..?

We are a small, diverse and inclusive group, welcoming in our midst a variety of socio-cultural backgrounds, ages and temperaments. Primarily an educational congregation, our earliest ventures were in the field of education

Sophia College for Women in Mumbai was our first foundation in 1941, and remains the institution with which we are most often associated. The College has continued to grow in the years since then, and while some sisters continue to work there, a number have moved on into other areas of service. Today, the range includes Schools, Colleges& Nursery Schools.