General chapter commenced at 9am with Holy Eucharist solemnized by Rev. Fr. Arul Raj, Vicar General of Arch Diocese of Madras Mylapore, Chennai.

The liturgy was organized by Srs. Anto, Elizabeth and Arputha Therese.

The chapter was initiated with prayer by Fr. Maria Arul and light procession by Rev Sr. Alice Peter, the superior General and her councilors.

Rev. Fr. Maria Arul facilitated the chapter.

The chapter comprises of 74 members.

Srs. Avila, Sheena Joseph and Santhana Mary were elected as Secretaries by hand out.

Amidst thunderous applause the president, Rev Sr. Alice Peter declared open the chapter.

The president gladly expressed that since it is an ecclesial event we have received blessing from the leaders of the church namely Pope Francis, Apostolic Nuncio Rt. Rev. Dr. Salvatore Pennachi, Cardinal Guseppe Versaldi, Bishop George Alanchery , Bishop of Angamaly, Arch Bishop of Madras Mylapore Rt. Rev. George Antony Samy, Bishops of Meerut, Chingleput, Selam, Vellore, Palayamkottai, Thuckalay, Sivagangai, Trichy, Palakad, National CRI, Logal CRI, women section and many other priests and religious who wished and assured their prayerful wishes.

The elected Moderators - Srs. Rani Lonappan and Jessy Mathew.

Drafting Committee - Srs. Jessy Thomas, John Merina and Velankanni.

Communication committee - Srs. Hilda Mary, Mary Nirmala and Maria Sebasti.

Recollection talk By Rev Fr. Stanislaus Swamykannu whose main thrust was “Religious is primarily a Mystic and a Prophet”.

The day came to an end with Holy hour.