Congregations

30. SEVALAYA CONVENT - SIJHORA

(JABALPUR DIOCESE – LATIN RITE)

Sevalaya Convent
Sijhora P.O. Bhua Bichia Via
Mandla District, Pin : 481995, M.P.
Tel : 07648 – 289319, 9424932421
Email : sijhora28@gmail.com

Founded in 12.03.1990

Founded at the request of the Bishop of Jabalpur, in an area of villages mainly inhabited by tribals. The Convent’s activities of Pastoral ministry, catechetical, teaching and medical care and hostel. Sisters also visit families, conduct prayers, listen to their problems and support them in all the possible ways.

Sr. Lissy Nellisserry (Superior)

LOCATION AND ROUTES

Location :

In Sijhora village, on SH 37 (Jabalpur – Raipur) road, 10 km from Bichia and approx. 160 km from Jabalpur.

By Car :

From Jabalpur, take SH 37 to Bichia (towards Raipur). From there, poceed 10 km to Sijhora village. The convent is situated next to the Parish Church of “Christ the Kind” and Bhoomijan School.

By Bus :

From Jabalpur bus stations, take a bus to Sijhora (Raipur-Bilaspur route). Get down at Sijhora (request stop). The Convent is situated nearby.

By Rail :

Take a train to Itarsi Junction (50 km south of Bhopal) and change trains to Jabalpur. From Jabalpur railway station, take an auto to the bus station (3 km) and follow the directions “By Bus”.

Attention :

Trains to Varanasi stop at Jabalpur.

By Air :

From Nagpur airport, go to the bus station and take a bus to Mandla and change buses to one going towards Raipur. Get down at Sijhora (rquest stop). The Convent is situated nearby.


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