Reverend Mother General

Reverend Mother General- Mother Adelheid Koller is in charge of the Congregation

Reverend Mother General visits Norwood and all the Houses at Least once a year and sometimes more often. 

During her last visit she was accompanied by four more Sisters and led a Conference with the young Sisters preparing them so that they would be able to understand the events to take place at the Chapter of  the Congregation which takes place every six years so that they follow the events with a greater understanding.

Sr. Bernadette
(Superior of the Convent and Head Teacher of the school)

Our loving Sr. Bernadette , whose life is fully dedicated for God and His people. Sr. Bernadette is in the Senior School and is involved in the development of the Family Centre. Community life is the most important role. The Indian Project is very close to her heart.

Sister Micheline 

Novice Mistress 

Sister Micheline is fully occupied with the Noviciate. Sister guides each of its members and gives a sound formation which is a positive experience for each one. Sister is well loved and respected by each of her spiritual daughters. Sister also oversees many tasks in the house especially the visitors.

Sr. Philomina

Sister Philomena always has a smile on her face. Sister broke her hip last  year and was in hospital and then in convalescence for some days. Sister is now with us and we are very pleased to  have sister back in the community where she is very much loved and cared.
 
 
 
 
Sister Shainy's First Profession.
3rd December 2010
 

Sister Shainy with Sister Micheline her Novice Mistress ans Sister Bernadette Superior

Sister Elijah preparing for her first Profession 26th February  2009

Some photographs showing the First Profession of Sister Elijah

The First Profession of Sister Elssy 31st March 2012

Sr. Sophie

Superior of the House in Folkestone

Sister Sophie Pepperis now the Superior at our House in Folkestone. We are starting a new community at Bethany in Folkestone.  Sister Sophie spent many many years at Norwood and has now courageously taken up her place in Folkestone.  She is well loved by all the Parishoners in both houses.
 
Sister Sheela is also at our House at Folkestone after having spent one year st our house in Paris, three monthe=s at our house on Lourdes and two months in the Morher House is Normandy.  Sister Sheela is now part of the Community at Folkestone.  We are so pleased to have her back in England.

Sister Nora receives her Certificate of Religious Studies from the Maryvale Institute.

Sister Norah is our Consacrated Lay Person.  She is pictured here with the Dean of Maryvale and Sister Bernadette

Our house in Bruxelles

Sister Rosalia made her first Profession on 15th December 2012.  We were so pleased that her family were able to come to her first Profession and she has just spent some time with her Family.  Sister Rosalia will now be spending some time at our House in Bruxels and we will miss her very much .  We wish her a wonderful experience in Bruxells.

Sister Shainy's first Profession

Sister Shainy made her First Profession on 3rd December 2011.  We see her dressed as a Bride before the service and as a Professed Sister giving her first speech after her  profession.

Sister Reetha Novice

Happiness radiates from Sister Reetha.

Sister Jisamma

Sister Jisamma enters the Church as a Bride.  She is about to receive the religious Habit and prounounce her vows during Mass.

Sister Jisamma receives her Religious Habit from Reverend Mother General.

During the Mass the students mime the Our Father. 

Sister Jisamma in the middle will pronounce her vows before she receives her veil, medal and Constitutions.

Sister Jisamma brings in a lighted candle symbol of her offering herself to God.

Sister Josephine about to enter the Church for her First Profession.

Here is a brief glimpse into the service during which Sister Josephine received the havit and made her first profession.

This is a very special moment in the life of each Sister.

Sister showing the community a book she has received from one of our houses.

Sister Sheela's First Profession

Sister Sheela is seen here in the convent Chapel next to a photograph of our Reverend Mother Foundress- Mother Saint Mary.  Sister is dressed as a Bride as she is giving herself entirely to God.

Bishop Paul with Sister  Bernadette, Sister Micheleine and Sister Sheela before the beginning of the Mass

Reverend Father Shaju CMI, Sister Sheela's cousin and head teacher of Devamatha Public School in Kerala has come all the way to be with Sister Sheela and is seen here taking her up the aisle as the bride of Christ.

Reverend Mother General gives the veil, the cross and the Constitutions to Sister Sheela.

Sister Sheela has made her first vows and is now ready to set out on her journeyof Faith and Prayer which will help her in her apostolic life.