Renewal of vows in Patna and Sangsay

Renewal of vows in Patna and Sangsay

Seven temporary professed Sisters, Jharna Rani Malick, Ranjita Baa, Mansuri Kujur, Monica Tudu, Nitya Toppo, Swastica Kiro, and Veronica Soren renewed their vows on June 13, 2021, at the Provincial House, Patna.Sister Mansuri joined the group via Zoom and renewed her...
Musings of a Nature Lover

Musings of a Nature Lover

Sister Sarita Manavalan has compiled her poetry into a booklet and would like to share it here in digital form. The poems are reflections on herself, social issues, nature, and the world. She says, “Through poetry, we can communicate with few words, I think. No...
Empowering domestic workers at a critical moment

Empowering domestic workers at a critical moment

Sister Saroj Kumari meets with domestic workers to empower and educate. The women gratefully responded as she gave an awareness program on the new government schemes which were recently issued by the Maharashtra Labor Welfare Board. This is to help women understand...
COVID awareness for migrant workers

COVID awareness for migrant workers

As a part of the Caritas Project for migrants in Kozhikode, Sister Gracy Thombrakudy conducted an awareness class on COVID-19 in the area of Poolakadav. She encouraged migrant workers to get themselves tested for COVID-19 which had been arranged by the government of...
Sisters respond to the needs of COVID-19 patients

Sisters respond to the needs of COVID-19 patients

The three enthusiastic Tertians of 2021-22, Anshumala Nira Toppo, Oliva Kujur, and Seema Joy Kujur, officially began their program at Nazareth Convent, Mokama on March 19, 2021. With great zeal, they immersed themselves in reading the books on St. Vincent De Paul,...
Ambitious vaccination drive begins

Ambitious vaccination drive begins

Sister Jessie Saldanha is helping to coordinate an ambitious vaccination clinic in Karnataka. As head of the department of pharmacy, Sister Jessie and her staff at the St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, along with the leadership of the Community...
Sisters volunteer with COVID patients

Sisters volunteer with COVID patients

Sisters Hema Santhosa, Prashanti Mandapati, Alisha Anthony daringly volunteered to give their service to the COVID-19 affected patients for a week in St. Philomena and St. Martha Hospitals respectively. They were deeply touched by the experience. They share the...
Vows taken in Mokama

Vows taken in Mokama

On May 22, 2021, at Nazareth Convent in Mokama, Sisters made commitments to their sacred religious vows, entering into a process of living out the values of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in lives based on poverty, chastity, and obedience. Four temporary professed...
Five enter the novitiate in Mokama

Five enter the novitiate in Mokama

During a meaningful prayer service conducted by Sisters Suchita Kullu and Swarupa Rani, five pre-novices, Komal Kushum Kujur, Paulina Murmu, Rajnima Soreng, Ritika Lakra, and Usha Murmu were accepted into novitiate by Sister Philomena Kottoor, provincial pf Patna...
Cyclone Tauktae

Cyclone Tauktae

Cyclone Tauktae that devastated the western coast of India wreaked havoc on the residence of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Nazareth Primary School in Vasai. Here are some scenes of the devastation caused by the cyclone. The states of Maharashtra and Gujarat...
Sister Franciska acts for COVID relief

Sister Franciska acts for COVID relief

In the remote village of Kutuderi, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy rendering compassionate coronavirus care under the leadership of social worker Sister Franciska Sanga at Jeevan Jyoti health clinic. Sister Franciska heard that a well-known villager of the...
Called to love and serve, Sisters make perpetual vows

Called to love and serve, Sisters make perpetual vows

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown, Sister Hema Santhosha and Sister Mandapati Prashanti daringly professed their perpetual, “Yes!” to the Lord in the form of their perpetual vows in the presence of SCNs and candidates in Chandapura on May 16, 2021....
Update from Asha Kiran

Update from Asha Kiran

Sister Manisha Azhakathu shares this update from Asha Kiran: All of Asha Kiran returned from quarantine on April 26, 2021. Sister Agnes Tudu is back to our fold as she was tested negative. The entire building and the campus has been disinfected and sanitized...
Happy International Nurses Day

Happy International Nurses Day

Happy International Nurses Day! On this day, we raise awareness of all nurse contributions and commitments and acknowledge the vital role nurses play in society and especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. Sister Shanti James, a doctor at Nazareth Hospital Mokama,...
Attending to critical COVID patients

Attending to critical COVID patients

Sister Florina Joseph joined St. Philomena’s Hospital as a COVID-19 volunteer with 20 others. She completed her training program on May 8, 2021, and sent this message after the first day in a coronavirus ward. Let us support her through our prayers. “I was put in a...
Sisters to make perpetual vows

Sisters to make perpetual vows

Please keep Sister Hema Santhosa and Sister Prasanthi Mandapatti in your thoughts as they prepare to make perpetual vows later this week. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth request all to keep these two Sisters in your prayers. — Sister Hema and Sister Prasanthi...
Amid India’s crisis, Sisters respond

Amid India’s crisis, Sisters respond

Above: Sister Shanti James, a doctor at Nazareth Hospital Mokama, attends to a patient. India and Nepal are hurting right now. Reports directly from our Sisters and the daily news reports describe how the second surge of COVID-19 is devastating lives and overwhelming...
Adoration for the sick and the suffering

Adoration for the sick and the suffering

The 10th day of Adoration for healing of the sick and the suffering in the Archdiocese of Patna was conducted by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Patna Provincial House community. You may watch the recorded video below. Let us pray for the healing of the sick and...
International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day

Acknowledging the contributions of laborers across the globe, the Sisters at Nazareth Convent, Vasai, celebrated International Workers’ Day on May 1, 2021, with the workers laboring in Nazareth Primary School building by praying with them seeking God’s blessings...