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Clare Bhavan, Dimapur

Place : Dimapur
Parish: Holy Cross Parish, Dimapur.
Established Year: 1991
Address: Clare Bhavan, Kacharigaon P. B No 306, Dimapur P. O, Nagaland
Pin: 797112
Phone: 03862 225733
Email: stclaresh@gmail.com

It was the strongly felt need of the new born region to have formation house, as the local girls were willing to embrace the Franciscan charism and to offer their lives in accordance with the FCC charism. So the Almighty God has inspired Bishop Abraham of Kohima to offer a center for FCC sister in the diocese of Kohima. Thus Clare Bhavan Kacharigaon was started in the year 1991 as Sr. Salomy and Sr. Mariet its first members. In the beginning the sister were staying in a temporary shed in the village and took up the mission of education.

It is a village 5k.m away from the Dimapur town. The people of the area belong to Angami Tribe. A catholic community existed here before the arrival of the sisters. In the beginning the sisters were staying in a rented house and looking after the construction work of the new house. The ground floor of the house was completed in the year 1994 and it was inaugurated on 14th January 1994 and the first batch of sisters Sr. Anita (Superior), Sr. Hubert, sr. Salomy, Sr. Syra and Sr. Maria Chinglun started to stay in the new Convent.  This House is meant for the formation of the candidates.

This is the second school belong to the Province and started in the year 1991. It is raised as the Higher Secondary School in the year 2010. The first batch of the students was passed out in the year 2001 and it became the Higher secondary in the year 2010. It is a full pledged High School and eight batches of students are already passed out from this School. The sisters and the formees are engaged in the catechetical, house visiting, and evangelization work of the area.

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