Teaching the Gospel of Love

Teaching the Gospel of Love

Jane Karakunnel, SCN, taught the Gospel of St. John, the gospel of faith, life, and love to 47 lay people from the Dioceses of Patna, Buxar, Muzaffarpur, and Bettiah at Navjyoti Niketan, Catechetical Center of Patna Archdiocese from June 19-23, 2017. Sister Jane is in...
International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Nazareth Hospital in Mokama organized a yoga session for the public in the outpatient department. In the beginning of Yogasana, Sushma Xaxa, SCN, gave a short introduction about International Yoga Day and the benefits of...
Summer program for young Sisters

Summer program for young Sisters

One-by-one, the 21 young Temporary Professed Sisters of Patna Province kept coming to Mokama, on a quiet, hot and humid day, May 28, 2017. The place became full of life for each one was delighted to see the other. It was a joy for the retired Sisters in Mokama to...
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

June 5 was celebrated with great gusto by the people living in the remote villages surrounded by the famous Kauleswari Mountain in Chatra District. Prior to the day people walked (Padayatra) from village to village not minding the scorching heat, a radius of 5...
Working towards clean atmosphere

Working towards clean atmosphere

World Environment day was celebrated at Marian English Medium, Anakkampoil, school on June 6. The deputy range forest officer, Mr. Ragesh N addressed the students and inaugurated the ECO club. Sincy Sebastian...
Patna Province Leadership Videos

Patna Province Leadership Videos

These are videos from the outgoing Patna Province Leadership Appreciation held on May 31, 2017, and the Patna Province Leadership Installation held on June 1,...
Conscientizing society for care of the environment

Conscientizing society for care of the environment

Daring the blistering heat of 42 degrees Celsius (107 degrees Fahrenheit) Sisters at the Preranalaya Social Development Centre (PSDC), in Musunuru, India, celebrated Environment Day on June 5 by planting an almond tree on the Preranalaya campus. In the presence of...
Environment day celebration in Sangsay

Environment day celebration in Sangsay

Sisters hosted an environment day celebration and awareness program in Sangsay, India. They helped maintain roadside dustbins and picked up trash all in the name of caring for the earth. — MORE...
Installation of PLT in Mokama/Patna

Installation of PLT in Mokama/Patna

The new leadership team members, SCNs Philomena Kottoor, provincial, Amelia Moras, vice-provincial, Board members, Gracy Mlakuzhyil, Joel Urumpil and Susan Tudu were blessed and anointed by the out-going leadership team to take office during the 6:00 a.m. Eucharistic...
Golden Jubilarians begin renewal program

Golden Jubilarians begin renewal program

The five Golden Jubilarians of the year 2017, Sisters Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu begin their month long renewal program at Bangalore on June 2. We wish them showers of blessings and meaningful days...
New leadership takes over the mantle of service

New leadership takes over the mantle of service

Sisters Amrita Manjaly, the provincial, Beena Chirackal, vice provincial, Manisha Azhakath, Nimmie and Jessie Saldanha, board members, were installed in a Eucharistic celebration on June 1 at Nazareth Convent, Chandapura, Bangalore. Representing the outgoing...
Appreciation Day in Mokama

Appreciation Day in Mokama

VIEW PHOTOS — Hearts filled with love and gratitude, over hundred SCNs and the Novices gathered for the thanksgiving evening Eucharist for the out-going Province leadership team and the Board members in Mokama on May 31, 2017. SCNs Basanti Lakra, provincial,...
‘Thank you’ to leaders in Bangalore Province

‘Thank you’ to leaders in Bangalore Province

“This is a moment of thanksgiving for your creative and daring leadership – our song of gratitude rises up.” “May an abundance of gratitude burst forth as you reflect upon the years of leadership through which you touched many lives.” “May you...
Entrance to novitiate in Mokama

Entrance to novitiate in Mokama

View more photos. Basanti Lakra, SCN, Provincial, accepted the ten Pre-Novices, Filomina Bhengra, Joy Baxla, Jyoti Tudu, Monica Hansdak, Nicola Lepcha, Priya Toppo, S. R. Jharna Rani Mallick, Salima Ekka, Salma Lepcha and Swastica Kiro into the two-year Novitiate...
Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

SCNs in Bangalore celebrate the perpetual vows of sisters Sisters Jansel and Josephine Arul pronounced their perpetual vows on May 6, 2017 at Nazareth Convent, Chandapura in the presence of SCNs, Priests, religious from other congregations and their family members. In...
A light for others

A light for others

Jayan, her name has been changed for this story. Jayan, 13, had been a bright student, well loved and admired by all in her school. She had dreams of being a well-educated person in her village. Life took a drastic turn in her life on the day her family failed to...
Married at 11, a story of hope, strength, and determination

Married at 11, a story of hope, strength, and determination

Riya, today, whose name has been changed for this story, with her two sons. Musunuru, India When 11-year-old Riya dropped out of grade five in the year 1993, little did she realize that her life was about to change drastically. Her family believed in the tradition of...