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The Congregation of Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians (MSMHC), the first indigenous Congregation in North East India was founded on October 24, 1942, at Guwahati, Assam by His Excellency Stephen Ferrando, SDB, the then Bishop of Shillong. The Congregation has five provinces in India and a delegation in Italy. The provincial headquarters are at Bangalore, Kolkata, Shillong, Tinsukia and Tezpur and the delegation headquarter is at Turin, Italy. It has 1167 members belonging to 53 ethnic groups working in 171 centres in India and 19 in other countries.

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    Jubilarians with the Archbishop and concelebrants after the Holy Mass
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    Retreatants at ‘Peachlands’ during the pilgrimage after the retreat
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    Sisters at the Founder’s tomb after the retreat in July
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    Batches of 2003-2005 at Bethel for animation programme
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    FMA General Councillor, Sr. Lucy Rose Ozhukayil at Hatigaon
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    Seminar for Salesian Family at Salesianum, Rome
Resource Centres


Bethel Prayer Centre, established on 16 February 2006 is run by the MSMHC. It is…



Ferrando Institute of Spirituality (FIS), founded on 20 June 2009, a daring…



The Centre for Development Initiatives (CDI) is a social wing of the Missionary…



Missionary Animation Centre (MAC) was launched in the year 2000 to facilitate the…

MSMHC Videos

News Updates

Updating Programme for Formators

Bearing in mind the importance of formation programme of the Congregation, Sr.Nancy Augustine, General Councillor…

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Animation Programme for New Animators

The newly appointed animators of the communities had an animation programme from 9 to 15 April at Hatigaon. The…

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Seminar on the Causes of beatification, canonization

The first ever seminar on the promotion of the causes of beatification and canonization of the Salesian Family was…

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Thanksgiving for Venerable S. Ferrando

Thanksgiving day celebration for Venerable S. Ferrando was held at the MSMHC Generalate in Hatigaon on 4 April 2016…

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From Superior General's Desk

"Living a Christ centred life impels us to be merciful like Him."

Year of Mercy : An invitation to be like the Father.
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Latest Books and Articles
Overseas Mission Highlights
Lesotho Mission

Ferrando Resource Centre

Ferrando Resource Centre (FRC), a Centre for the children with multi…

women's seminar
South Sudan

women's seminar

One day seminar was organized on 5 March for the women of Jakamenth and Chiir…

Hawaiian Mission

Ferrando Convent Welcomes New Member

The community of Ferrando Convent Hawaii welcomed Sr.…

German Mission
Köln - Germany

 MSMHC Ventures out to Köln Diocese

Having received an invitation from the Diocese of Köln to…

World Aids Day

World AIDS Day Observed

The World AIDS Day was commemorated in Hope House organized on 26…

House Blessing

Convent Blessing at Ponda Do Ouro

The auspicious day finally dawned on 10 November 2015, when…

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