The Congregation of the Daughters of St. Anne, Ranchi, is an active apostolic Religious Institute of Pontifical right, with a special attention to the spirituality of St. Ignatius. It is one entity comprising Provinces and Regions, under a structured and unified Government. The members pronounce public vows of chastity, poverty and obedience and live a community life, according to the common and proper Law.
We dedicate ourselves to the apostolate by working for the bodily and spiritual welfare of all, especially women and children.
Our way of life is completely simple and plain, so simple that we can easily live and deal with any and every one. Sharing in the people’s joys and sorrows, good and bad fortunes, pains and trails, we purpose to bring them to Christ.
We attach special importance not only to personal life but also to community life, where as a result of working together with one mind and heart there reigns in our midst love, joy and peace. The more united we remain the more Christ’s presence dwells amongst us.
We have been especially this congregation is called to announce the Good News to the humble, to heal the sick and serve the poor and downtrodden, and to work for the education for the children and women, and to help other people also on their way to heaven. For this fulfillment of this goal God has endowed us with special gifts.
We have some special characteristic features of our own – we are mainly Adivasis, we are poor, obedient, dutiful, sociable, honest, and ready for manual labour and we co-operate closely with the Parish Clergy.