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Provincial Minister
Rev. Fr. John Alwyn Dias, OFM Cap.,


Director
Rev. Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza, OFM Cap.


Procurator & Program Coordinator
Rev. Fr. Robin Minin Lopes, OFM Cap.


Spiritual Director
Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais


Staff
Fr. Maxim Robert Nazareth

Registration
Registration for the courses is to be made at-least a month prior to the commencement of the respective course either personally or by the major superiors for their own members. The application form can be sent by regular post or via e-mail. Payments should be made through D.D. in favor of "Shanthi Sadhana Trust".

Contact

DIRECTOR
SHANTHI SADHANA TRUST(R)
Franciscan Institute of
Spirituality India (FISI)

Dubasipalya, R.V. College Post,
Mysore Road,
BANGALORE - 560059 - INDIA

Mobile: +9880282103/9448809244
Email: robincaps@gmail.com ,
shanthisadhana93@gmail.com

THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR ON DIPLOMA IN FRANCISCAN SPIRITUALITY BEGINS FROM 12TH JUNE 2020Ö. LIMITED SEATS ARE AVAILABLEÖ. THOSE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT DIRECTOR, Rev. Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza, OFM Cap., PHONE: +9880282103/9448809244, OR WRITE TO US AT robincaps@gmail.com, shanthisadhana93@gmail.com
RECENT ACTIVITIES



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Foundation Da-Bon Secours-FISI
Franciscan Sisters of Bon Secours Congregation celebrated their foundation day on the 17th of September 2020 at FISI. REV. FR. JULIAN CHARLES LEHODEY MEP selected few dedicated girls from the orphanages and formed the first group of Aspirants. After 3 years of training they were to be accepted as sisters of the order and adopted the Franciscan rules and wore black Saree. The investiture of the first Postulants took place on 17th September 1858. In the year 1861, 7 sisters took their final vows as religious. On this day as a tradition among Bon Secours Congregation Sr. Bella, Sr. Metilda, Sr. Clementia, Sr. Dennis, Sr. Lincy and Sr. Julie renewal their vows during the Holy Eucharist in the morning and in the dining hall they were felicitated.

Feast of Nativity-fisi
On the 08th of September 2020, feast of Nativity is celebrated at FISI. Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza animated the Novena Prayers and Fr. Maxim Nazareth was the main celebrant for the mass.




LECTIO BREVIS 2020-21
Shanthi Sadhana-Franciscan Institute of Spirituality in India-FISI-Bangalore organized the Lectio Brevis 2020-21 on the 17th of August 2020. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais, the spiritual director of FISI in the welcome address said the importance of Franciscan Studies in the world of today. It was well appreciated by the participants. Fr. Robin Minin Lopez, the Program coordinator briefed the Academic programs to the new Students. Fr. Robin Victor DíSouza, Director of the Institute gave the apt message to the occasion and stressed the need to pray for the greater interest in the Major Superiors to send more students to FISI, Fr. Maxim Nazareth, proposed the vote of thanks and. The function was brought to an end singing the hymn to Mother Mary. The students presented the prayer song, welcome song and compered the program. The Director also thanked all the Major Superiors for sending the sisters even in times of uncertainties and putting their faith on Shanthi Sadhana-Franciscan Institute of Spirituality in India-FISI-Bangalore.

INAUGURATION OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-20
Due to COVID-19 PANDEMIC, Shanthi Sadhana-Franciscan Institute of Spirituality in India-FISI-Bangalore inaugurated the Academic year for the Diploma course in Franciscan Spirituality on the on the 16th of August 2020. due to RISE IN CORONA VIRUS CASES IN INDIA and also the inter-state travel restrictions, the management has postponed into to the month of August. The inauguration of academic year 2020-21 was held in FISI on 16th August 2020. Along with the staff, new students and Director of the Institute Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza con-celebrated the Eucharist and delivered a fitting homily on the importance of perseverance and imbibing spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare and becoming more human in the world. The melodious choir conducted by Fr. Robin Minin Lopez and sung by our new studentís added meaning to the celebration. The Eucharistic celebration was begun with a introduction followed by lighting of the lamp by the Dirctor Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza, Fr. Robin Minin Lopez-Program Coordinator, Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais-Spiritual Director, Fr. Maxim Nazareth-Member, Sr. Mary Flora-Visiting Professor and Sr. Showrilu-Student representative.

Independence Day Celebration
74th Independence Day of India was celebrated at Shanthi Sadhana-FISI by hoisting the Tri-Color flag on the 15th of August 2020. Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza, Director of the Institute was called upon to hoist the flag. The Diploma students sang the patriotic songs and Sr. Jeba FMM compered the program.

Birthday of Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza
On 25th February 2020, Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza-Director of Franciscan Spirituality in India -FISI, celebrated his birthday at Shanthi Sadhana-FISI. Grand celebration began at 6.00 a.m. with a meaningful birthday prayer service for the occasion conducted by the Sisters, followed by Eucharistic celebration. The Eucharistic Celebration was further embellished by the meaningful homily by Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais and soulful choir by the Sisters guided ably by Fr. Robin Minin Lopez. Later in the afternoon all the neighboring capuchin communities and sisters gathered in the dining hall to wish and thank Fr. Robin Victor Dísouza for his service to the province and to FISI, followed by a beautiful Cake was cut by Birthday Baby to mark this special occasion and Fr. Robin Minin Lopez appreciated the services of Director to the fraternity of Shanthi Sadhana-FISI and to the Province at large.


About Franciscan Institute of Spirituality (FISI)
The primary objective of FISI is to help the participants revitalize themselves with the spirit of St. Francis by a live-in experience, an in-depth study of the Franciscan sources and other Franciscan themes of vital importance. A few other relevant topics essential to comprehend the deeper significance of consecrated life are also included in the nine monthsí Diploma Course in Franciscan Spirituality offered here. Interiorization and integration is the methodology followed in this Institute, which envisages a harmonious blending of spiritual animation, study, research and active community living in all its dimensions.


Shanthi Sadhana: FISI: An Overview

Shanthi Sadhana, Franciscan Institute of Spirituality, India (FISI), Bangalore, is a unique centre of study and research with live-in experience of integrated, holistic spirituality Ė a blend of prayer and interiorisation, with close harmony of fraternal bonds with each other and with a bountiful panorama of Nature. This Franciscan Capuchin International Institute with about 80 self-contained individual rooms in a typical Indian ashram cum religious convent setting amidst lush ecological flower and fruit gardens creates an ideal ambience for community living as well as for personal study and reflection, even with a cave experience.

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