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The Congregation of Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians (MSMHC), the first indigenous Congregation in North East India was founded on October 24, 1942, at Guwahati, Assam by His Excellency Stephen Ferrando, SDB, the then Bishop of Shillong. The Congregation has five provinces in India and a delegation in Italy. The provincial headquarters are at Bangalore, Kolkata, Shillong, Tinsukia and Tezpur and the delegation headquarter is at Turin, Italy. It has 1167 members belonging to 53 ethnic groups working in 171 centres in India and 19 in other countries.

  • IPC
    Inter-provincial council Meet 2017 at Bethel, Barapani, Meghalaya
  • Myanmar
    The first group of missionaries to Myanmar receives missionary cross from the Superior General
  • Mother General of FMA
    Hatigaon welcomes Mother Yvonne Reungoat, Superior General of FMA
  • Mother General of FMA
    Mother Yvonne Reungoat, Superior General of FMA visits Hatigaon
  • science exhibition
    LFS, Hatigaon hosts two-day annual science exhibition
  • faith exposure
    MSMHC joins the faith sharing exposure programme of Guwahati Archdiocese
Resource Centres


Bethel Prayer Centre, established on 16 February 2006 is run by the MSMHC. It is…



Ferrando Institute of Spirituality (FIS), founded on 20 June 2009, a daring…



The Centre for Development Initiatives (CDI) is a social wing of the Missionary…



Missionary Animation Centre (MAC) was launched in the year 2000 to facilitate the…

MSMHC Videos

News Updates

Examination of the First Miracle

As the people of Northeast awaits to see their much loved pastor being raised to the honours of the altar, the…

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Inter-provincial council Meet 2017

The annual meeting of the Inter-provincial council (IPC) 2017 was held at Bethel, Barapani from 26 to 30 March. The…

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Orientation Programme for New Superiors

The newly appointed animators of the communities were given an orientation programme at Hatigaon from 18 to 24 April…

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Canonical Erection of Ferrando Province

The MSMHC Generalate at Hatigaon solemnized the event of canonical erection of the Ferrando Province, Guwahati and…

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From Superior General's Desk

"Living a Christ centred life impels us to be merciful like Him."

Year of Mercy : An invitation to be like the Father.
Events Calendar
Book, Journal and Newsletter
Overseas Mission Highlights

Italian Delegation had the official opening and blessing of a new house in SS. Nome di Gesu Parish in Turin on 2 February…


The YAC members had the annual convention at St. John Bosco’s Parish from 13 to 15 January. The programme offered a…

South Sudan
South Sudan

The sisters in South Sudan render various humanitarian services for the upliftment of the poor and marginalised. The main…


The MSMHC Community at Meki, Ethiopia welcomed Sr. Philomena Mathew the Superior General on 21 November as she arrived…


MSMHC in Lesotho officially opened the ‘Ferrando Resource Centre’ (Special School) at Maputsoe (Ha nyenye) on 18 November…


MSMHC ventured into Myanmar Mission in the Diocese of Kalaymyo on 24 April 2017. Sr. Julie Mate, Sr. Mary Niang and Sr.…

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