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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.

  • retreat 2016
    Spiritual Retreat for Religious Women of the NE Region at Hatigaon
  • retreat 2016
    Spiritual Retreat for Religious Women of the NE Region at Hatigaon
  • retreat 2016
    Spiritual Retreat for Religious Women of the NE Region at Hatigaon
  • jubilee 2016
    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
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

Jubilee of Religious Profession

MSMHC Generalate, Hatigaon hosted the golden and silver jubilee celebration of 18 Sisters on 27 August. Welcoming…

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Renewal Programme for Sisters

A two-week long renewal programme was held for the three batches (2003-2005) of Sisters at Bethel from 9 to 24 June…

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Relief Assistance for Flood Victims

MSMHC Hatigaon, in collaboration with the Centre for Development Initiatives (CDI), St. Margaret's School,…

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Conference of Superiors General, Rome

The conference of International Union of Superiors General (UISG) held at Rome on 9-13 May, 2016 upheld the…

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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.
Events Calendar
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Overseas Mission Highlights
Annual Meeting of Salesian Family, Rome 

The World Consultative Body of the Salesian Family which is…

Health Camp at Hope House

A free Health Camp was organised at the Hope House on 9 July, 2016 by the…


The missionary band of Ponda Do Ouro launched a programme called “Making the most of the school holidays” on 9 -16 May,…

New Community in Ethiyopia 

Sr. Losa Mao, Sr. Bridget Sangma, and Sr. Makrina Thongni is all set to…

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…

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