CONVENT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

Location:
The Convent of the Holy Spirit is located on Bannerghatta Road, (KothanurDinne Side Road), near Meenakshi Temple, Bangalore 560 076.

Introduction:
The Holy Spirit Sisters are known as Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS). This Order was founded by St. Arnold Janssen in the year 1889, in Steyl, Netherlands. He is also the founder of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD Fathers), and Holy Spirit Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (SSpS-AP). SVD Fathers came to India in 1932 and the SSpS Sisters came to India in 1933, and started their first Mission in Indore, M.P.

SSpS Sisters came to Bangalore in 1969, and started their Provincial office and Novitiate/Formation house in the present location. This is now their headquarters of India South Province. Here, they have a Children’s Home for girls, a Home for Senior Citizens, a Novitiate House, a Homeopathic Clinic, and Holy Spirit Educational Institutions. The India South Provincialate is in charge of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra.

In Karnataka State SSpS Sisters have their presence in Periya Patnam (near Mysuru), Shikaripura, Gulbarga, Bidar, and Udupi District (Pernal and Pambur).

Formation/Novitiate House: 
The primary goal of formation house is to help the young girls to know Jesus, deepen their faith and assimilate them in the religious order. SSpS convent has groups of novices and aspirants who hail from different states, culture and languages, who live together as one faith community. This House functions as a Mother House for Holy Spirit Sisters who are now serving the humanity and our Lord all over the world.

Holy Spirit Children’s Home: 
This house was established in 2006 to educate under privileged and street girls and develop them into responsible members of the society. There are currently 40 girls in this house, studying from 1to 10th standard. They are provided free accommodation, food, clothing, medical aid and English medium education.

Holy Spirit Educational Institutions (English Medium):
The schools have classes from Pre-Primary to P.U. College level and have both ICSE and Karnataka State Board (SSLC) streams. The Schools are having a huge campus with beautiful buildings and outdoor playground. The P.U. College has Commerce-EABC, Science-PCMB and PCMC sections, fully equipped with computer lab/science lab and other facilities. The students, besides getting quality academic education, are provided all round education, i.e. Dance, Music, Karate, Band, Theatre, summer camps, etc. The schools also provide quality Counselling and Career Guidance service to its students. Currently there are over 1300 students studying in the Holy Spirit Educational Institutions. For more details, Please Contact: Principal, Tel: 080-26493037/26493080 email: holyspiritb@gmail.com , holyspiritpucollegel@gmail.com Website: http://www.holyspiritedu.com

Holy Spirit Homeopathy Clinic:
This clinic is headed by a qualified homeopathic doctor (Sr. Mercy) who graduated in Homeopathic System of Medicine from Fr. Muller’s Medical College, Mangalore. The ailments that are successfully treated with this system are: arthritis, skin diseases, digestive problems, menstrual and menopausal complaints and children’s illnesses. The clinic is open on all week days (except Sunday) and parishioners requiring appointments can Contact Tel: 9980682901/ 8867895055.

Holy Spirit Home for Senior Citizens:
This home, which was established in 2006, is a “Home away from Home” for elderly people who would like to live comfortably in the absence of their dear ones who are not around to take care of them. Women above 60 and men above 70 years of age are admitted to this home, subject to availability of rooms and meeting the ground rules. The home is located in a serene atmosphere, in a well- planned structure, with beautiful gardens and place to walk around and a chapel with daily mass.

For more details,

Contact -
Phone No: 080-26484077.