Nineteen candidates entered into the pre-novitiate formation program during the morning prayer service in Chandapura. They are Anjili Kerketta, Champulo Hunni Purti, Chodipamu Vineela, Enem Sandhya Tirkey, Gorety Hassa Purty, Mariam Murmu, Mary Tudu, Neha Lakra, Ranika Toppo, Rashmi Hembrom, Roshila Dungdung, Ruksina Tudu, Sabina Hansda, Sapna Kullu, Sneha, Sohagini Soren, Susana Hembrom, Suchita Hassa Purty, and Sushmita Kujur.

Sister Amrita Manjaly, Bangalore provincial, received them into the formation program. Sister Beena Chirackal spent three days with the candidates, guiding them in prayer and preparation prior to their entrance. We wish them blessings as they enter into this phase of formation.