Sisters of Mercy of Holy Cross


Sr. Jerome Kujur

Born: 7 January 1939

Professed: 6 January 1963

Died: 29 September 2013

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Tim 4:7 Sr. Jerome Kujur, named Flora Kujur was born on 7th January 1939 at Gholeng, Chhattisgarh.  She was the third child of late Lucas Kujur and Justina Kujur. They were ten children, five brothers and five sisters. She hails from a family where the Christian faith was deeply rooted and all grew up in a Christian atmosphere. Her parents were very religious. From her early years, Sr. Jerome was closel


Sr. Magna Maria Lang

Born: 13 September 1933

Professed: 19 March 1956

Died: 31 May 2011

The home of Anna, that as the baptismal name of Sr. Magna Maria, was a farm in in Prägraten, East-Tirol; there she grew up with one brother and two sisters. For eight year she went to the village school, not very happily, as she told. She preferred to work at home, in the field, with animals. When she was eight years old she decided to enter the convent of the Dominican sisters in Lienz but then she came to know Holy Cross. Her elder sister was already a candidate in Hall. Anna worked for s


Sr. Veena Rodrigues

Born: 16 August 1979

Professed: 28 October 2007

Died: 9 November 2007

The gardener plucked his little flower, Sr. Veena, before it dropped into the dust. She found a place in his garland, as he honoured her with a touch of pain from his loving hands and called her back to Him. Sr. Veena was born to Mr. George Rodrigues and Eveline Rodrigues on 16th August 1979 in Taccode, South Kanara, Mangalore. She was the first child and one among the two girls and two boys in the family. Shw was baptized as Veena Lavina Rodrigues. As a child her grandmother who was Sr. Sher


Sr. Maria Goretti

Born: 10 July 1932

Professed: 3 December 1957

Died: 23 June 2004

Sr. Maria Goretti was born as the first of nine children to Abraham and Rosamma Abraham, a deeply religious and very loving middle class family in Perumpetty of Changanacherry diocese, Kerala.  She was baptized Maria but her dear ones affectionately called her Mary.  As a little girl, Mary was brought up by her maternal grand parents. Mary was an avid reader from a young age .The regular reading of the Malayalam magazine ‘Preshitha Keralam’ depicting the life of the miss