Indigenous communities already face a host of challenges, and the unfortunate present reality is that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are worsening these challenges further still. Sisters in Chaibasa conducted an awareness program about the challenges and difficulties faced by indigenous people.
Sister Lucy Puthukkatt helps children when they are sick with homeopathic medicine. She is also making homemade sanitizer with aloe vera to give to villagers. “It is one way we can help during this coronavirus pandemic,” says Sister Lucy.
It’s been almost three years since this dream project started. Soon it will be complete so people in this Nepali village may enjoy their right to safe drinking water.
“Sisters have volunteered (at Bethany Haven) for many years,” Sprigg said, so when the volunteer program was approached about helping with the renovation, it was a welcomed opportunity.
SCNs Bridget Vadakeattam and Blanche Correia chaired the session on 5th August, 2020.
Amid COVID-19 concerns, Sister Beena Chirackal, director of the junior sisters in Bangalore, was successful in her efforts to assemble the junior Sisters in Chandapura for their annual gathering
Watch the burial service for Sister Patricia Hill, held Aug. 4, 2020, in the cemetery at Nazareth.
Feast of the Protection Knot: Every year on a particular date in India, specifically the Northern States this feast of brother-sister relationship is celebrated.
Patricia Hill, SCN, 88, (formerly Sister Patricia Marie) was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She died on July 28, 2020, in Nazareth, Kentucky. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 68 years.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, we invite lay women and men to a cross-cultural partnership with people, especially the oppressed, economically poor and marginalized, primarily in the areas in which Sisters, Associates and/or members of the Sisters of Charity Federation are called to mission.