Congregations

22. OUR LADY OF LIGHT CONVENT (SNEHA JYOTHI)


(Novitiate House)
(BANGALORE ARCH DIOCESE – LATIN RITE)


Our Lady of Light
Anchepalya, Kumbalgodu P.O
Bangalore, Karnataka State – 560 074
Phone : (080) 28437239 / Fax : 28437383
Email : ourladyoflightosb@yahoo.in


Founded in 1984

In 1984, at the invitation of the Archbishop of Bangalore, Rt. Rev. Arokiaswamy, a study house was established at Rest House Road in the city. This gave the members of the Congregation access to colleges and hospitals to further their studies. In 1986, at the Archdiocese’s request, the community also took over the running of a senior citizen’ home at Residency road. In 1988, providence led the Congregation to a more suitable house, “Sneha Jyothi”, adjacent to Asirvanam Benedictine Monastery. In May 1988, this house was blessed and the foundation found a permanent home in the city. In September 1993, a Novitiate was erected at the premises. At present, the Community also trains Candidates.
The Community’s activities include taking care of the Elderly, a Creche, a Hostel for women students and a Dairy Farm.

Sr. Jenita Antony (Superior)

Solemnly Professed-14, Pre-Candidates - 15, Total - 29

LOCATION AND ROUTES

Location :

Near Anchepalya village, 20 km south of Bangalore on the Anchepalya - Kambipura Road, east of the Bangalore – Mysore State Highway.

By Car :

From Bangalore, the the Bangalore – Mysore State Highway, pass by kengeri. Upon arrival in Anchepalya, turn eas totwards Kambipura about 100 meters, turn on left.

By Bus :

( 1.1 ) From city Market (K.R.Market) Bus station (Victoria Hospital gate), the bus nos. 218, 226 to 231 (including A, B, C branch numbers). Get down at Anchepalya and follow the directions “By Car” from Anchepalya village.
( 1.2 ) From Majestic Bus station (Plat form 19) take bus nos 222 and 222A to Kengeri village and change to bus nos. 218, 226 to 231 to Anchepalya and follow the directions “By Car” from the village.
( 1.3 ) From Satellite Station (at Babujinagar) take bus nos. 218, 226 to 231 to Anchepalya. Get down at Anchepalya and follow the directions “By Car”.

By Rail :

From Majestic Railway Station, cross the road to the bus Station (Plat form 19) and follow route 1.2 From Yesuvanthapur Railway Station, cross the road to the bus Station. Take bus no. 401 to Kengeri and change to bus nos. 218, 226 to 231 to Anchepalya and follow the directions “By Car” from the village.

By Air :

From Bangalore International Airport take the bus to Shanthi Nagar and take an auto to K.R. Market and follow route 1.1


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