10th Anniversary of our angel TRIO Sr. M. Anaclet
of The Holy Family Convent,(HFB) Pavunjur 603312, Kancheepuram Dist. S. India
The Almighty has done marvels for me. Holy is his name. (Lk 1:49)
Lord Jesus, as we are left with so many memories of Sr. Anaclet, we ask you to take hold
of our hands and lead us through this sorrow of her absence, yet we rejoice that she is in your presence Lord, in heaven.
Most of all we want to remember angel Sister Anaclet's gentle nature and softness of her voice,
her kindness and her generosity and beautiful singing voice.
a perfectionist, she didn't think others should be perfect, but she expected that in herself.
When someone you love becomes a memory, their memory becomes a treasure and it is so to us of Sr.Anaclet.
We remember your last words you spoke to us at MMM hospital, Chennai a day before the surgery; "This
body of mine was given by my beloved parents so I entrust it to them and leave all to God's will." As you had expressed
you were chosen to be remembered in February, the month of our dear dad. This year is daddy’s 72nd and mummy’s
Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful
memories....Golden Jubilee celebration of Sr. Helen akka in India and Sri Lanka.
overseas business trips, met Ani akka during few visits in Rome, USA Chicago, (Washington), Canada Montreal/Toronto,
France: Bordeaux, Paris, Lourdes, Royan, Nazareth. Attended Priestly Ordination of Fr. Jerosin in Patnam, Tuticorin,
Palavanthangal, Pavunjur, Colombo, Jaffna, Madhu, Talaimannar, (stayed with Sr. Glory Thangam), Diyatalawa, (with Catherine
akka), Tewatte Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka, and had the privilege to meet His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Rt. Rev. Nicholas
Marcus Fernando. Our unforgettable trip to Rome with dear Annan and Maini and family members for Sr. Anaclet’s
Golden Jubilee of her Religious Profession on 20th October 2006 together with French Sr. Mercedes who celebrated her
Diamond Jubilee and Annan and Maini's 49th Anniversary.
goldshawl to all VIP 4 of them. If I am correct, the chief celebrant for double Jubilee Mass at HFB Chapel, was by own brother
of Sr. Mercedes concelebrated by Fr. Carmel V. Rayen (Fr Don Carmel) of Patnam and Fr. Rollington (one time Assist PP of Patnam.)
Fr. Rollington sang a Tamil movie song during the Reception and obliged my humble request). During GJ of Sr. Anaclet
all of us had the privilege to meet Pope Benedict XVI.
Rome trip for Golden Jubilee of Ani akka, 17-22nd October 2006 became a Golden Jubilee cum Pilgrimmage trip when we all enjoyed
the company of dear Stella akka and Felcy and family. Besides St. Peter's Basilica, dear Ani akka personally took us to Santa
Maria in Trastevere, Basilica Di Santa Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni in Laterano, St. Paul's Basilica, The Holy Staircase
and enjoyed a tasty lunch in an Indian restaurant in Rome!
General Sr. Margaret read her own written appreciation which was written in the Jubilee Pamphlet in French and English about
Sr. Mercedes and
Sr. Anaclet respectively. Sr. Anaclet akka gave the vote of thanks in French and in English.
Praise the Lord.
Above extracts were taken from The Magnificat Souvenir book printed
for GJ of Sr. Anaclet akka. These two Souvenirs were printed also because Sr. Ani did not want to celebrate her 25th
Anniversary and Sr. Glory also did not celebrate her GJ and could not attend GJ of Sr. Anaclet akka. It was God's plan,
Sr. Glory was rewarded with Holy Land trip last year.
We are indeed happy
to hear and it is God’s plan Fr. Rollington is the Chief Celebrant for 10th Anniversary Mass in Pavunjur. Thanks to
Sr. Helen akka for organizing. Though Sr. Glory and self were unable to be present, we are well represented by dear
Maini and family members from Colombo, Patnam, Tuticorin, Chennai and other places.
Sister Anaclet akka, we will remember you…we miss you and love you dearly which cannot be expressed by words.
"May we all merit to belong to Jesus Mary and Joseph more and more by walking in their footsteps
and from now on living only for God Alone. (Founder of HFB, Blessed P.B.N.)
TPS and all family members.