Workshop on wholesome family living

Workshop on wholesome family living

A three-day collaborative workshop was conducted on wholesome family living by Joani Tuti and Joel Urumpil, SCN, at Chetanalaya, Rajgir on Dec 1-3, 2017. The participants, 25 youth and women leaders of Chetna Bharti, Chatra, and fifteen women from Chetanalaya belonged...
Annual Sports in Chatra School

Annual Sports in Chatra School

The Annual Sports function of Nazareth Vidya Niketan Chatra was held on Nov. 28, 2017, for the students, parents, and teachers. The honorable chief guest was Mrs. Mamta Devi, president of the District Council, Chatra. The guests of honor were Shivnarayan Shah,...
Seminar in Mokama

Seminar in Mokama

SCNs are challenged to network with the grass-roots movements of the ordinary people to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. Forty-five Sisters including ten novices, three Medical Mission Sisters from Patna and Mandar, Jharkhand attended a seminar...
Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill visit India

Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill visit India

Three Korean Sisters, Ran Young Kim, Yun Jong Jang and In Young Oh of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, were welcomed to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Provincial House in Patna, India, on Nov. 3, 2017. They spent time with the Sisters learning about...
Half-yearly juniors gathering in Ranchi

Half-yearly juniors gathering in Ranchi

We, the nine Temporary Professed Sisters of Jharkhand region, gathered in Ranchi to spend a day of prayer and sharing with our director, Amelia Moras, SCN, vice provincial from the evening of Oct. 27, 2017. The next day morning liturgy set the tone for our day. A...
Sisters and small Christian communities

Sisters and small Christian communities

Most Rev. Stephen Lepcha, bishop of Darjeeling recognized the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth during his recent pastoral visit to Sangsay parish. He compared the parish to that of a family. He said that a family without parents is a broken family. So,...
A visit to Thumlabong Village

A visit to Thumlabong Village

On our visit to Thumlabong village, SCNs Deena Vazhaprampil, Helen Tirkey, Malini Manjoly and Arati Rai, one of the health workers met Raibahadur Rai and his aged wife in their simple house. Raibahadur shared that he and his wife have not been able to get their meager...
A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

Sangsay Mahila Seva Samiti (SAMS) Dairy at Bimbong in Sangsay is situated in the newly created district of Kalimpong, a hill station in the Darjeeling area of West Bengal. It is located at an altitude of 4,101 feet from the sea level. Its pristine beauty of the nature...
Sangeeta’s life was changed

Sangeeta’s life was changed

Nazareth Social Work Center – Sokho Young women, like Sangeeta, learn skills, find employment and support themselves and their families through the Nazareth Social Work Center in Sokho, India. The Center works to empower women and rural communities through...
Reaching out to 50 villages

Reaching out to 50 villages

Navjyoti Social Center – Shapur, India Sisters in Shapur, India support tribal women and youth in 50 surrounding villages. A flood in 2008 drastically impacted the livelihood of residents of this area. Sisters responded by providing flood relief services such as...
A chance to earn a living

A chance to earn a living

Migrant Workers Ministry (Anakkampoil, Kerala) There are 4 million migrant workers in Kerala in southern India. They mostly come from the northern states of India for employment opportunities. Many work in construction, plywood, timber, textile factories, restaurants...
Interventions for a better life

Interventions for a better life

Social Work Center (Kakkavayal, Kerala) In southern India, Sisters Beena and Joicy improve the lives of women, children and the tribal population by providing legal and social work services. They help address issues of domestic violence, child protection, workplace...
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...