PROVINCIAL HOUSE COMMUNITY
The Dominican sisters of the Presentation came to Bangalore in 1976. The Community was in Cox Town until 1982.
When the Dominican Ashram was built in 80 Feet road, Indiranagar, both Region Community and Formation was established there. It comes under the Archdiocese of Bangalore.
Bangalore is a cosmopolitan city. Many people from the neigbouring States with various languages and cultural traditions have migrated to Bangalore due to the job opportunities as well as comfortable climatic conditions.
The Provincial Superior Sr. Philomina Vengachottil with her councilors animates the Province from Bangalore.
Provincial Secretary Sr. Rose Mary Kadampattuparamban and Treasurer Sr. Reema Rison Valiyaveetil collaborates with her in the administration of the Province.
Provincial community takes as their mission to make the Provincial House – Home for all.Hospitality, availability, attentiveness are the qualities they try to live and communicate to all those who step into the Provincial House to visit or to refresh themselves spiritually or physically. Provincial House is a symbol of unity and belongingness.
Provincial house chapel is a power house of prayer. The sisters bring before the Lord all the concerns and the cares of each community, the congregation, the church and the society.
For the student sisters, study is their ministry which prepares them to offer effective response to the demands of the mission.
The young women who desire to know and follow the life of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation are welcomed and encouraged in their process of discernment.
The Parish Ministry involves animation of small Christian Communities (SCC) faith formation classes, family visits, participation in the liturgical preparation, Altar decorations, Communion distribution, parish council etc.
The sisters are challenged by the cries of the poor and the marginalized which they hear behind the luxury and noise of the city life. Marie Kirana Creche is an effort to respond to the pressing needs of the children and their mothers. Accompaniment and financial support are given to the out going children from the Creche to continue their school education. The sisters are able to help these children because of the generosity, thoughtfulness and encouragement of many kind hearted people from Bangalore itself.