Tuesday, October 28, 2008

BIS # 1167 INDIAN FMA ELECTED VISITING COUNCILLOR

C. M. Paul sdb ROME, OCTOBER 28, 2008: Sr. Lucy Rose Ozhukail, Superior of St Mary’s Guwahati and provincial delegate to the FMA General Chapter was elected as Visiting Councillor on October 27 afternoon, just after 4.00 pm. She is the second Indian/Asian to be elected to the FMA General Council. Hailing from Kerala, she was born on May 20, 1952 and has been an FMA for 29 years. She was the first provincial of the Guwahati province from 2000-2006. Earlier she was also Novice Mistress for 6 years. Besides holding a degree in Education, she also has a degree in Salesian Spirituality (Rome). “As community animator and novice mistress I gathered that she was much esteemed and appreciated by her sisters and chosen several times as Delegate to the PCI Annual meeting. During my visit to the ING province I had the opportunity of closer and more frequent contacts with her. I saw her as a simple, open, respectful person, calm in her ways, very dedicated to her mission of animation and governance of the province and enthusiastic about the educative mission among the young, especially the poor” says Sr. Wilma De Souza of Mumbai, the first Indian Visiting Councillor.

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