Commissioning of volunteers to India

Commissioning of volunteers to India

Sarah Geier, SCN, Kristy Reynolds, LeAnne Moore, Karen Lazowski, and Erin Kelly are flying to India now. They will be there until Nov. 3, in ministry at Asha Kiran. The volunteers will be engaged in a variety of activities, helping children get ready for school, help...
Jubilee celebration continues …

Jubilee celebration continues …

SCN Provincial House community celebrated the Golden Jubilee of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu on October 8, 2017 in Patna. Reverend Michael Ignatius, director of Navjyoti Niketan, Patna, was the main...
Shine your light

Shine your light

It is difficult for sunlight to penetrate the narrow alleys of the Delhi slums in India. Life in one such slum, Seelampur, is neither easy nor healthy. The average family earns approximately $50 a month, primarily by salvaging copper from old electrical wires....
Jubilee in Mokama

Jubilee in Mokama

Patna Province celebrated the golden jubilee of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu and the silver jubilee of SCNs Bibiana Kindo, Clementia Xalxo, Leena Padam, Meera Bilung, and Tessy Varghese in Mokama on Oct....
Contemplative Retreat in Mokama

Contemplative Retreat in Mokama

In response to the call of our previous Province Assemblies and the encouragement from the province leadership, fifty-nine Sisters from twenty-six local communities and fifteen novices spiritually and physically refreshed themselves in prayer during the eight-day...
Feast Day celebrations at Snehalayam, Trichy

Feast Day celebrations at Snehalayam, Trichy

St. Vincent Matriculation School begins its Silver Year Snehalayam community celebrated the feast of our Patron St. Vincent de Paul in a grand manner at Muthukulam, a sub-station of AMSAM parish, Trichy. The parishioners welcomed sisters with a traditional arathi to...
Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

View more photos | View video ‘Fill the world with love’ sing the Golden Jubilarians! The life and mission of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu of the past 50 years was honored by their sisters in Bangalore...
SCNAs Make First Commitment in Mokama, India

SCNAs Make First Commitment in Mokama, India

Four SCNA candidates Anjani Kumari, Ashok Kumar, Joseph Rajendra and Nirmala Virendra made their First Commitment for one year as SCNAs during the morning Eucharistic celebration at Mokama chapel on Sept. 27, 2017, the auspicious feast day of St. Vincent de Paul. Many...
SCNA Candidates meet in Patna

SCNA Candidates meet in Patna

In preparation for the feast of St. Vincent de Paul, Jane Karakunnel, SCN, invited 12 women from different parishes in Patna who expressed their desire to become SCNA candidates to the SCN Provincial House for prayer, reflection and sharing on Sept. 24, 2017. Only six...
Transforming Society

Transforming Society

One step at a time in Musunuru The lush green trees on the campus of Nazareth Preranalaya, Musunuru provide a refreshing oasis in this small hamlet spread over eight and a half square miles. With its average weather in summer between 105 to 108 degrees Fahrenheit,...
Charismatic retreat in Jamtara Parish

Charismatic retreat in Jamtara Parish

God live in us and among us So be happy, smile and fully alive at all times! Photos Around 700 hundred people including persons from neighborhood parishes benefitted from a three-day charismatic retreat organized at Bewa parish in Jamtara from September 1-3, 2017. The...
Onam: An occasion to celebrate oneness with the poor

Onam: An occasion to celebrate oneness with the poor

Onam, the annual cultural and harvest festival of Kerala was celebrated by the students Marian English Medium School, Anakkampoil through the act of sharing. Joining the initiative taken by Pain and Palliative of Anakkampoil of which Sister Sincy Sebastian is a...
Women’s training graduation in Gaya

Women’s training graduation in Gaya

Forty-three young women who finished their six-month tailoring and designing skills training graduated on August 30, 2017, at Nazareth Academy, Gaya. They organized a cultural program on their own to celebrate their day. Many of girls took part in one item or other....
Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur gather for the feast St. Monica

Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur gather for the feast St. Monica

Jane Karakunnel, SCN, prepared thirty-one Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur parish for the feast St. Monica on August 27, 2017. The women gathered on Saturday evening. Sister Jane had prayer with them and conducted Bible class for them. They stayed over night at Community...
Admirable achievements of Asha Deepam

Admirable achievements of Asha Deepam

On Aug. 18-19 about 40 children of Asha Deepam took part in a sports and cultural competition conducted by Team of Social Service (TOSS) in Trichy. This was the first time more than 500 special needs children from 25 schools participated in this “talent fest....
Empowering students to become agents of social change

Empowering students to become agents of social change

Clean India Mission is a campaign by the Government of India to clean the streets, roads, and infrastructure of the country’s 4,041 statutory cities and towns. Students across the country have been actively participating in this mission ever since it was...
Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

By Sister Malini Manjaly for Matters India / View more photos. Goalpara: The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have come to the aid of people in ten villages reeling under the flood fury in Bihar’s Madhepura district. Around 24,000 people live in 81 wards of 12...