BENDRAMAI –“St Gerosa’s Home”
Pastoral work-primary and middle school
C/O Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram Bazar- 795105,
Senapati Dt. Manipur State, India (dioc. Imphal)
Bendramai-St. Gerosa Home
It was the request of Most Rev.JosephMittathany the Archbishop of Imphal in 2001, to the Prov.Superior to have a convent at Bendramei . Due to unavoidable circumstances it was delayed for some time and later it was opened as an off shoot of St. Joseph’s convent, Chumukedima on 10th April 2003.The three pioneer sisters, Sr.NancyPalatty, Sr.RosilyChennackattukunnel, and Sr.TheresaSouthonamai, answering generously the Divine call for service, set foot at Bendramai a remote and difficult mission, at the foothills of northern Himalayas.
The main mission of the community is collaboration with the parish, in the socio-pastoral activities administration and teaching in the Parish school, taking care of the Boarders, and run a health care centre. The community was officially erected on 18th May 2004, With Sr.JustinKunnummal as its 1st animator and Sr.JiwantiToppo and Sr.LisaPuthusseril as the members.
The Sisters continue their mission, undaunted by hurdles and difficulties, to the people of God, Almost forgotten by the technological world. At present the 2ndanimator Sr.NazarineKhyriemmujat with her team of sisters go ahead trusting in the Lord, who never fails to those who call upon him.