Extraordinary Provincial Chapter - 2017 5-11 November 2017

Diamond, Golden & Silver Jubilee - 2017










After presenting a brief biography of Dr. Sr. Mary Glowrey, Most Rev. Dr. Gali Bali, Bishop of Guntur, unfurled the scroll and declared Dr. Sr. Mary Glowrey as a “Servant of God”, in both languages, English and Telugu. It was a grace-filled moment of jubilation and a heavenly experience for all the JMJs, and the audience of nearly seven thousand people seated in front of the huge open dais.


It was an historical moment for the JMJ family, as one of its venerated missionaries to be reinterred after exhumation on 29th November 2016. The immortal and divine intervention was on course to relocate the mortal remains of Dr. Sr. Mary Glowrey to enshrine the relics in the newly elevated Sr. Mary Glowrey Monument as a souvenir for the faithful to emulate her values and virtues.



The Closing of the Diocesan Inquiry for the Cause of the Canonization of Dr. Sr. Mary Glowrey was held on 18th January 2017. Most Rev. Chinnabathini Bhagyaiah, the Bishop of Guntur, Most Rev. Joseph Raj Rao, the Bishop of Vijayawada and Most Rev. Dr. Gali Bali, Emeritus of Guntur , were the main celebrants and


The Society of Jesus Mary Joseph is one of the international congregations in the Roman Catholic Church, founded by Rev. Fr. Mathias Wolff, S.J in 1822 in Holland with a view to furthering the cause of women education.


“A simple gesture of love and a sign of patience are of more value than all the riches of the world. A simple person who loves God above all and leads a deeply spiritual life lives on a far higher level than one who, though he is a great scholar, is not really spiritually alive.”
- Sent by the Lord (P.M. 11)
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