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Two Residents of Little Sisters of the Poor honored on Teachers Day Celebration - Mysore!

Teacher’s day Celebration - 5th September 2023

Teacher’s Day celebration was held at St. Joseph’s Nursing College, Bannimantap, Mysuru.

Students decorated the college campus with the decorative items on the eve of Teacher’s day and

the faculties were welcomed warmly. Each of the faculties was given a gift as a token of gratitude

to show the acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work put by the teachers towards their


Mr. Victor Doney & Ms. Jacinth Doney with staff members of St Joseph's Nursing Institution

On this auspicious day, there was another side of celebration. The celebration began with the arrival of Two luminories Miss. Jecinth Doney and Mr. Victor Doney (Brother and Sister) who served in the capacity of Teacher and Warden in educational Institutes. Presently they are Residents at the Home for the Aged run by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Mysore. The Program began with the Welcome speech and Lighting of the Lamp, students performed various cultural programmes and every teacher were given an opportunity to share their experience. Finally, the Chief Guest Miss. Jecinth Doney addressed the gathering with her Teaching Experience how a Teacher can transform the life of a students and how students can become inspiration to Teacher. The Guest of Honor Mr. Victor Doney who served in St. Philomena’s College Hostel for more than 26 years inspired the students by telling how students can make hostel a home away from home. Both the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor were felicitated with Shawl, Garland, Memento from the College. It was a time to honor the Elderly and bring joy in the faces of students and teachers alike. The program ended with a happy note of vote of thanks.


God who is merciful, desires our mercy, Jesus said, “Blessed are the

merciful, for they shall receive mercy.”

Teaching was my passion and life. I always showered a lot affection and love towards the students. Whenever I spoke to them at the assembly they would listen keenly. One fine morning a group of girls brought a boy to me saying, Mam he is always using bad words, without reacting sternly I looked at him in silence for him to defend himself, at once came the answer Mam I used to do it but now I am a new creation his answer calmed them all. In silence they went back to their classroom, never to return with a complain. By loving others as ourselves to the best of our ability within our means, we love God. Illness cut short my beautiful experiences with children, God in His great mercy brought me to this lovely Home for the Aged. Our dear Little Sisters take pleasure according to our needs to work and spread the works of Mercy within and outside our Home. Praise You Jesus, Thank You Jesus!


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