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"Ankur" Centre for Street Children

 

 

 
       
     

 

       

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ankur Children’s Home

Commenced: 1992


 .....Purpose.....

Ankur is a full time home for the street, slums and homeless children run by the Sisters of Charity of St Anne in line with the Church’s option for the poor, marginalized
and downtrodden, as also in line with their own charism. The institution aims at holistically improving the quality of life of the children through educational, health and fullness of life measures. The ultimate aim is to see the inmates move on to stable positions in life. The institution places high emphasis on dignity of life while offering emotional, social, educational and spiritual support to children and youth by providing a safe, nurturing, therapeutic environment in which individuals may experience personal growth and healing as children of God.

 

 .....Community of Sisters.....

Sr Primi Vela (Superior and Adminstrator)

 

.....External Resources.....

Some lay Staff help in the services of the Home and a Educational Team of teachers help the children in their studies.


.....Funding.....

The Home is been run with the support and generous help of people. The children are completely free of any fee. Parishioners of St. Joseph Church have also been very generous to the Home.


Location:

Ankur Children’s Home
Kanakia Road
MIRA ROAD ( East)
Thane Dt. – 401107 Maharashtra


Contact:

022 - 2810 8208 , 2812 6686

E-mail: ankur6@vsnl.com

 
     
 
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Daily Readings
 July 4th 2020
Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Thought of the day
    Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time LECTIONARY 382 FIRST READING AM 9:11-15 Thus says the LORD: On that day I will raise up the fallen hut of David; I will wall up its breaches, raise up its ruins, and rebuild it as in the days of old, That they may conquer what is left of Edom and all the nations that shall bear my name, say I, the LORD, who will do this. Yes, days are coming, says the LORD, When the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the vintager, him who sows the seed; The juice of grapes shall drip down the mountains, and all the hills shall run with it. I will bring about the restoration of my people Israel; they shall rebuild and inhabit their ruined cities, Plant vineyards and drink the wine, set out gardens and eat the fruits. I will plant them upon their own ground; never again shall they be plucked From the land I have given them, say I, the LORD, your God. PSALM PS 85:9AB AND 10, 11-12, 13-14 Response: The Lord speaks of peace to his people. I will hear what God proclaims; the LORD–for he proclaims peace to his people. Near indeed is his salvation to those who fear him, glory dwelling in our land. Kindness and truth shall meet; justice and peace shall kiss. Truth shall spring out of the earth, and justice shall look down from heaven. The LORD himself will give his benefits; our land shall yield its increase. Justice shall walk before him, and salvation, along the way of his steps. GOSPEL MT 9:14-17 The disciples of John approached Jesus and said, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but your disciples do not fast?" Jesus answered them, "Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast. No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth, for its fullness pulls away from the cloak and the tear gets worse. People do not put new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved." Source - Archdiocese of Bombay App
     
St. Joseph church, Krista Shanti Dham; St. Joseph Nagar;Mira Road (East) Thane District - 401107gar;Mira Road (East) Thane District - 401107
Email : sjcocd@gmail.com
 
   
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