SOCIETY OF HELPERS OF MARY at a glance

Name of the Congregation : Society of the Helpers of Mary

Abbreviation : SHM

Founder : Mother Anna Huberta Gertrude Roggendorf

Co-founder : Fr. Joseph Neuner S.J.

Year of Foundation : 27th March 1942

Place of Origin : Andheri, Mumbai, India

Motto : Live for Love

Superior General : Sr. Stella Devassy

ADMINISTRATION

GENERALATE - 28th May 1989

The General Government is the highest bond of unity of the Institute, taking into consideration both levels namely, the spirit of the Institute. The Government of the Institute is guided at various levels, by appropriate authorities that is to say, by Chapters and by President with the Council. This exercise is carried out in a spirit of service and collegiality, in order to help the members in rendering their service to humanity. The President shares her responsibilities with the councilors.

The General Administration for the Congregation of the Society of the Helpers of Mary (SHM) is located at Andheri West, Mumbai, India and also the place of residence of the President and the Council.

 

The organized frame work of the Congregation of SHM is structured as follows:-

  • The Generalate (President, Council, General Administration)
  • The Provinces (Provincial, Council, Provincial Administration)
  • The Region ( Regional Superior, Council and Regional Administration)
  • The Local communities- Residences and humanitarian works under the jurisdiction of the Province/Region.

Sr. Stella Devassy shm

Superior General

Sr. Leela Sequeira shm

Assistant Superior
General

Sr. Seema Pidiyath

 General Councilor

Sr. Indumati Pallikunan

 General Councilor

Sr. Reshmi Almeida

 General Councilor

PROVINCES/REGION

PRAJODAYA – CENTRAL PROVINCE

E-mail: 12centralprovince@gmail.com

Provincial Superior & Councilors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SNEHADEEP – NORTH PROVINCE

E-mail:snehadeep19@yahoo.com

Provincial Superior & Councillors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER – SOUTH PROVINCE

E-mail: sprovice@helpmary.in

Provincial Superior & Councilors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFRICAN REGION

E-mail: helpmaryaa@gmail.com

Regional Superior & Councilors

Sr. Jagrani Thamarayoor – Regional Superior

Sr. Suma Kurian   – Assistant Regional Superior

Sr. Carmina D’Costa  - Councilor

Sr. Jacinta Carvalho    – Councilor

 

Sr. Asha Vazhaparamban

Provincial

Sr. Smita Carvalho

Vice Provincial

Sr. Regina Joseph

2nd Councilor

Sr. Smruti Parmar

3rd Councilor

Sr. Rohini D’ Souza

Provincial

Sr. Gladys D’Souza

Vice Provincial

Sr. Naveena Anthony

2nd Councilor

Sr. Sneha Anthony

3rd Councilor

Sr.  Daisy Mulakkal

Provincial

Sr.  Maria Michael

Vice Provincial

Sr. Meena Carvalho

2nd Councilor

Sr. Shikha Michael

3rd Councilor

CHAPTERS

African Regional team

IN 1971

Team:

Prefect Sr. Imelda Dias

Term 1971-1974

Assistant General Sr. Fatima

Councillors Sr. Dharma, Sr. Bernadette & Sr. Nitya(election date 15th June 1971) – Mother Anna Huberta was present.

Held on 15th June 1971

Theme – Nurturing communities and amendment to the Constitution

 

IN 1974

Prefect Sr. Imelda Dias

Term 1974-1977

Assistant General Sr. Anandlata

Councillors Sr.   , Sr.   & Sr.    (election date 18th August 1974)

Theme –

Held on 18th August 1974

 

In 1977

Prefect Sr. Anandlata

 

IN 1980

General Sr. Anandlata

Assistant General Sr. Zita

Councillors Sr. Jagrani, Dharma & Sr. Indumati(election date 7th June1980)

Term 1980- 1983

Held on 1st - 8th June 1980

The General Assembly discussed on basic aspects of our life and service to the poor and needy.

 

1ST GENERAL CHAPTER 1983

General Sr. Leela Sequeira

Term 1983-1989

Assistant General Sr. Asha

Councillors Sr. Fatima, Sr. Karuna  & Sr. Anandlata(election date 4th June 1983)

Held on 30th May to 5th June 1983

Group photo

The Chapter discussed on development and changes as per the signs of the time.

 

2ND GENERAL CHAPTER 1989

General Sr. Anandlata

Assistant General Sr. Asha

Councillors Sr. Leela, Sr. Rohini & Sr. Indumati(date of election 6th June 1989)

Term 1989- 1995

Held on 28th May to 7th June 1989

 

3RD  GENERAL CHAPTER 1995

General Sr. Asha

Term 1995 - 2001

Assistant General Sr. Rohini D’ Costa

Held on 26th May to 7th June 1995

Councillors Sr. Leela Sequeira, Sr. Dharma & Sr. Seema (election date 6th June 1995)

 

4TH GENERAL CHAPTER 2001

Theme: Be at the Service of those at the edges of the society.

 

General Sr. Indumati

Term 2001-2007

Assistant General Sr. Vinayalata

Held on 27th May To 6th June 2001

Councillors Sr. Asha, Sr. Shobna & Sr. Seema (election date 6th June 2001)

Held from 27th May to 6th June 2001

 

5TH GENERAL CHAPTER 2007

General Sr. Leela Sequeira

Term 2007  - 2013

Assistant General Sr. Jagrani

Councillors :  Sr. Priya, Sr. Indumati & Sr. Rohini (Election date 3rd  June 2001)

Held on 19th May to 3rd June 2007

 

6TH GENERAL CHAPTER 2013

19th May to 3rd June 2013

General Sr. Stella Devassy

Term 2013

Assistant General Sr. Leela Sequeira

Councillors :  Sr. Seema, Sr. Reshmi & Sr. Indumati ( Election date 24th May 2013)

Held on 19th May to 3rd June 2007

 

 

1st PROVINCIAL CHAPTERS

Central Province - Held 29th June to 4th July

Provincial Sr. Annie Fernandes

Councilors Sr. Asha Vazhaparamban & Sr. Smita Carvalho (date of election 4th July 2012)

 

 

 

 

North Province - Held 26th to 31st July 2012

Provincial Sr. Reena Madapilly

Councillors Sr. Daisy & Sr. Veena Chandra (date of election 31st July 2012)

 

 

 

 

 

South Province - Held 10th to 15th August 2012

Provincial Sr. Alphonsa Porathur

Councillors Sr. Philomena Fernandes & Sr. Gladys D’ Souza (15th August 2012)

Name of the Province: St. Francis Xavier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd PROVINCIAL CHAPTERS

Central Province -   Held 29th June to 4th July 2015

Provincial Sr. Asha Vazhaparamban

Councilors Sr. Smita Carvalho, Sr. Regina Joseph and Sr. Smruti Parmar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Province - Held 22nd to 26th July 2015

Provincial Sr.  Daisy Mulakkal

Councilors Sr.  Maria Michael, Sr. Meena Carvalho and Sr. Shikha Michael

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Province - Held 27th to 31st July 2015

Provincial Sr. Rohini D’ Souza

Councilors Sr. Gladys D’Souza, Sr. Naveena Anthony and Sr. Sneha Anthony

Sr. Imelda Dias

Sr. Anandlata

Sr. Leela Sequeira

Sr. Asha Vazhaparamban

Sr. Indumati

Sr. Stella Devassy

1st provincial Chapter-North Province

1st provincial Chapter-South Province

Sr. Asha Vazhaparamban

Sr.  Daisy Mulakkal

Sr. Rohini D’ Souza

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