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I. The Salesian Community Fr. Paulraj Maniam Fr. Arokiam Maria Fr.

Kabilai Vincent - Parish Priest, Correspondent, Administrator


- Principal, Asst. Parish Priest

- Asst. Parish Priest

II. Mission Activities at Thennangudi - Nedungadu

The Salesian community at Thennangudi-Nedungadu takes care of the faith formation of the faithful in the parish and education ministry to the poor and deserving children through the High School at Nedungadu. STATISTICAL DETAILS OF THE MISSION i. Sacred Heart Church, Thennangudi: Total number of registered Catholic families: 472 Nature of the parish population: Mostly lower middle class and quite a number of poor families. Total number of anbiams: 18 anbiams Sub-stations: 17 (11 substations have chapels) No Place Name of the No. of No. of Days of Mass Church Families anbiams registered Main Parish Sacred Heart 1st Friday Procession, Mass, 3rd Friday Mass, Adoration 01 Thennangudi St. Antony 85 4 Tuesdays 02 Mupaithangudi 03 Pandaravadai 04 Thamnangudi 05 Sellur 06 Neivacheri 07 Arulmozhidevan 08 Mela Subrayapuram 09 Surakudi St. Roque Our Lady of Good Health St. Antony St. Francis Xavier St. Joseph Our Lady of Fatima Christ the King St. Antony 80 47 25 49 40 25 51 21 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 Thursdays Saturdays Tuesdays Mondays Wednesdays Saturdays 1st & 3rd Sundays 2nd & 4th Sundays

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10 Keezha Subrayapuram 11 Vizhidiyur 12 Ambagrathur 13 Thirunallar

St. George Ascension No Chapel No Chapel

14 10 7 18

1 1 1 1

3rd Sundays 2nd Sundays Attached to Thamnangudi Attached to Neivacheri

A. Regular Mass & Liturgical Services in the Parish: Weekday Mass: First & Third Fridays: Mass in Anbiams: Sundays: Sacrament of Reconciliation Anbiam Meetings: Substation mass Saturday devotion to BVM: Chaplaincy 06.30 am 06.30 pm once a month. 08.00 am / Substation: 1st & 3rd Sunday 8 am. / 6.30 pm Saturdays Twice a month in the evenings 7.30 pm 6.30 pm Tuesdays at 6.30 am at Carmel convent

A Catechist is available to help out in the parish. B. Sunday Catechism Sunday catechism classes are organized in the parish and in the sub-station. There are 155 children from class 1 to XII attending the classes.
Place Time I 5 II 7 III 8 IV 10 No of children in each class V 10 VI 8 VII 5 VIII 4 IX 2 X 6 XI 3 XII 3 Total 71 No of teachers 3

Main Station
Surakudi Melsubra yapuram

After mass After mass After mass

5 2

6 3

8 4

5 5

3 5

5 10

2 7

4 10

38 46

2 2

C. Devotions in the Parish: Weekly devotions: Saturdays Every day: Rosary before the mass 24th MHC: Devotion to Mary Help of Christians Every Friday Procession & adoration:Held regularly First Friday Mass/Adoration: Held regularly Comm. of Don Bosco: Held regularly Domestic Staff: Total No. of Domestic Staff

Catholic

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ii. Don Bosco High School: Don Bosco High School and nursery school has a total strength of 645 students, from LKG to Std. X. This is a coeducation school with 365 boys and 280 girls. Among them only 110 (63 boys + 47 girls) are Catholics, the rest are Hindus and Muslims. CLASS STRENGTH LKG 52 UKG 79 I 51 II 54 III 66 IV 48 V 54 VI 46 VII 55 VIII 58 IX 41 X 41 TOTAL 586

High School Teaching Staff: Total No. of Teachers Male Teachers Office Staff Total No. of Office Staff Male Domestic Staff Total No. of Staff Male = = 20 5 Catholic Teachers Female Teachers = = 11 15

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3 3

Catholics Female

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2 Nil

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8 2

Catholics Female

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2 6

Spiritual Animation offered in the schools: Daily prayers, first Friday mass, Prayer service for Non-Catholics, catechism and moral classes, confession, morning assembly talk, animation for teachers and teachers, and annual retreat for the teachers. Various Groups and Movements: No. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 Association / Movement Sports Club Friends Club Dance Club Music Club Arts Club Mathematics Club General Knowledge Club Prayer & Personality Club Dramatic Club Eco Club Scouts No. of students 23 23 23 20 22
21 22 23 21 23 64

Aim / Primary activities Physical fitness and promote sports Promote friendship and relationship Dance skills and self confidence Promote skills in music Promote skills in Arts and Design Love for maths and use of mind Develop love for knowledge Service to God and Humanity Promote dramatic & leadership skills Awareness & protection of nature Training in discipline and service

SSLC Exam results: Total number of Std. X students appeared are 51 and the number of students passed are 51. Significant Achievements, Events and Developmental Activities:

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In June, new Land was registered at Thirunallar registar office. The Government of Pondicherry awarded The Chief Ministers Rolling Trophy to the school during the 64th Republic celebrations, for its outstanding 100 percent results in the SSLC examinations. Two German volunteers came here to undergo experiential training in social and educational service. The fencing of the parish campus near the canal side and behind the community building was completed

iii. Evening study centres:


No. Centres Students Staff

1 2 3 4 5 6

Arulmozhidevan Melasubrayapuram Mupaithangudi Pandaravadai Surakudi Thennangudi

25 25 20 30 40 45

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Chaplaincy: The priests offer their services as chaplains once a week to the Carmelite Sisters of Sellur.

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