Nov 13

All Commission Meeting with Superior General

All Commission Meeting  of the U.M.I  Vimala Province with Superior General  Sr. Elvira Mattapally & Councilor General Sr. Mabel Kaithavelil took place at  Vimal Sadan, Provincialate, Lucknow on 31st October 2016.

Nov 13

Meeting of the Superiors and the Heads of Institutions with Superior General Sr. Elvira Mattaplly & Councilor General Sr. Mabel Kaithavelil


  The Meeting of the Superiors and the Heads of Institutions of the UMI Vimala Province with  Superior General Sr. Elvira Mattaplly and  Councilor General Sr. Mabel Kaithavelil took place on   29th &  30th Oct.  2016 at Vimal Sadan Provincialate, Aashiana, Lucknow. The 32 participants included Provincial Superior and Team.  

Sep 29



“I have chosen and consecrated this house that my name may be there forever; my eyes and my heart will  be there for all time.”        (2 Chronicles 7:16) It was a dream of the Ursulines of Mary Immaculate (UMI), Vimala Province, to  have a convent in Ambikapur Diocese. It  was fulfilled with the  Inauguration …

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Sep 29



Blessing and Inauguration of  Mariampur Hospital Community ‘Ishdhan’  was on  8th September 2016.  A long awaited dream of  sisters  to have a  residence(convent)  for them  was fulfilled as the convent was inaugurated and blessed. Sr. Elvira Mattapally,  the Superior General  of the Congregation  officially inaugurated  by cutting the ribbon.  House blessing and the  Solemn Eucharist …

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Jun 05

1st Profession 2015


First Profession of the U.M.I  Novices at Anugrah, Kalli, Lucknow  The surrounding of Anugrah Novitiate at Kalli  Paschim, Lucknow was filled with joy and happiness as it witnessed the First profession of our five Novices, Jyoti Masih, Trejina . N. Marak, Leera Kumari Kerketta, Suman Mary and Reena Masih  in the congregation of the Ursulines …

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Mar 31

A Smile in the habit


She is 80 now, but you could rarely see her without a smile on her face. At this age Sr. Gaetana Kottarathil is completely contented describing proudly her journey in consecrated life and work, as “a special gift from God.” Though she walks around the corridors slowly today, she is excited to recollect and describe …

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Mar 25

Sr. Celine Kannanaikal UMI


WHEN GOD PLUCKED THE First INDIAN FLOWER from the Ursuline garden — Sr. Rose Charles UMI When God, in his love, plucked the first Ursuline flower from India, everyone wondered why he plucked this bud not yet bloomed, when there were plenty of fully bloomed flowers in this garden. When God called her to heaven, …

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Feb 07

6th Provincial Chapter

A ‘Chapter’ at province or Congregational level is a time of grace, deep reflection and prayer. The 6th Provincial Chapter of the Ursulines of Mary Immaculate, Vimala Province was held in Lucknow from 30th Sept -7th October 2014. Sr. Rupa Panachipuram, the Provincial Superior opened the chapter after a short prayer and reflection on the …

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Dec 16

Golden Years

Congratulations to our Jubilarians Srs. Graziella, Cornelia, Mercy, Anita, Vandana and Pushpa The premises of Ursuline Provincialate was filled with an aroma of jubilation and celebration on 12th of February 2015, as the Ursulines of Mary Immaculate celebrated the Golden and Silver Jubilee of our sisters. The Golden Jubilarians Srs. Grazilla, Cornelia, Mercy and Anita …

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