Mission Apostolate

The missionary zeal in spreading the word of God by being pure and poor for the kingdom of God, is the dedication of our sisters in bearing witness to the gospel. Apostolic activities such as:
  • Spreading the good news of the gospel
  • Bringing people together in unity and a common bond
  • Integration, and
  • Equity and social justice
The above mentioned apostolic activities are attained in communities through
  • Spirituality - living the gospels to preach the world of Christ
  • Integrity - being consistently committed and focused in our decision and activities.
  • Respect - showing respect for self and others.
  • Fairness to others - ensuring just decisions are made through open dialogue, empowerment, dignity and self decision making.
  • Care - acting and committed to ensure the welfare of others.
  • Values - sharing and proclaiming the teaching of Jesus through the value
  • Justice inclusion and equality, gospel values become a visible focus.
In order to carry out its apostolic mission the St. Joseph’s Province has taken the following steps.

They are:
  1. Home Mission:-
    In order to foster the house visiting irrespective of caste or creed creating a rapport with people around and studying their situation, sisters are allotted different areas, so that all the possible physical & spiritual helps are made available for the people around.
    The love and mercy of Jesus is witnessed here. Illiteracy and ignorance of the people are removed.
  2. Zonal meetings
    St. Joseph’s Province is divided into five zones in order to inculcate, increase and strengthen the missionary zeal and motivate the missionary activities. Every zone has a selected zonal Animators and secretary. Every 3 months zonal meetings will be held to evaluate and encourage the missionary activities of sisters. Each zone makes its own action plan and carries them out.
  3. Catechism and Prayer meetings:-
    Every Sunday in the parish level and every day in the school level Catechism is taught by the sisters. They prepare children and adults for Sacraments, visiting houses and with youth they gather the neighbours in one house, and say Rosary and conduct prayer meetings. During Christmas season the whole month sisters go with the youth around villages by singing carols and giving the message of God's love in giving Jesus to the world.
  4. Missionary Activities through Associations
    Youth are guided and led through many associations like Malankara Catholic Association (MCA), Malankara Catholic Youth Movement (MCYM), Mathru Sangham, Vincent De Paul etc. And children are guided through Balarsabha, Children’s for Unity, Little way Association. Through association people join us to extend their helping hand.
  5. Mobile Catechetical Team:
    The sole purpose of this team is to visit houses, teach catechism, conduct prayers, interceding, preparing for sacraments and proclaiming good news. The team travels from place to place and reaches out to all those unreached communities and remote areas and share Gospel and love of God to the deprived communities.
  6. Prayer centre
    In order to facilitate direct Evangelization through Conventions, Healing ministry, counselling etc. a prayer centre has been initiated by Provincial Superior. For the remembrance of Msgr. Joseph Kuzhinjalil the founder, we had started an Evangelization center for prayer and counselling. Sisters of St. Joseph’s Province serve here day and night. Every week 2 days fasting and prayer are conducted here. Healings and miracles are common in all the conventions. Holy Adoration of Eucharist in the night vigil makes all the impossible things possible. At least 300- 400 people regularly take part in these conventions out of which majority is from other religion. Sisters go for preaching the Gospel in prayer time. For those who could not reach the centre they pray over the phones.

 

 

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