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...
Sister Jessie and her team respond to COVID crisis

Sister Jessie and her team respond to COVID crisis

Sister Jessie Saldanha (far right) puts on multiple hats as the crisis caused by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many in panic and grief. Recognizing that more hands were needed to assist the patients getting admitted to the hospital, she gave a...
Prayers for India

Prayers for India

Please pray for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth serving in India, the nation as a whole, and all the people of India as they deal with the strain of the second wave of the world’s worst coronavirus crisis. At a time when people are in fear of living amid a disease...
‘Chosen’ Sister Florina’s new video channel

‘Chosen’ Sister Florina’s new video channel

Sister Florina has created a new YouTube channel that she has called “Chosen”. The weekly video series is designed to share her experiences as a Sister with others. She speaks about the project below and the first video of the series is available as well....
Open Table – Emmaus Experience

Open Table – Emmaus Experience

Indian Women Theologians Forum- Easter Liturgy Reflection by Sister Joel Urumpil I thank whoever thought of asking me to share my Emmaus experience because this event is very dear to me just like the episode of Mary Magdalene at the tomb and her zeal to spread the...
Strong storm damages roof

Strong storm damages roof

Recently, heavy rain and winds met Nazareth Convent in Meghalaya and created damage to the roof of the high school. Sister Dolsie D’Mello reports, “One section of the building was completely damaged in the wind. One part of the tin roof flew away very far....
Holy Week around the Congregation

Holy Week around the Congregation

Enjoy this little snapshot of Holy Week celebrated around the Congregation. Easter In Pittsburgh Holy Thursday in Nazareth All recordings of Holy Week at Nazareth liturgies may be accessed here.
When Girls Rise, We All Rise

When Girls Rise, We All Rise

This story first appeared in The Journey Vol. I, 2021. At times she wanted to run away from it all. After her mother died from severe dehydration, Manisha and her two siblings were left to live with their aunt and uncle. Her father married again and left the children...
Sister Sarita’s poem published in The New Leader magazine

Sister Sarita’s poem published in The New Leader magazine

“The New Leader” is a National Catholic Fortnightly of the Archdiocese of Madras-Mylapore, Tamil Nadu, India. They recently published her poem on farmer’s rights. — Our Farmer Brethrens’ Grievances Need to be Heard Before a meal, we thank God for the food...
Water as a human right

Water as a human right

Photo from Sister Joicy “Recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world …” (The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations General...
Foundation laid and blessed

Foundation laid and blessed

On March 8, for International Women’s Day, Sisters in Nongdiwah, Meghalaya, India had the joy of laying the foundation stone for the convent building. It was blessed by Fr. Wilbert Marwein, the Parish Priest, in the presence of Fr. George Jarain, Director of...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth marked the occasion in a variety...
Realignment Task Force

Realignment Task Force

The realignment task force team was engaged in meetings at Nazareth Convent, Mokama starting on Feb. 26, 2021. Sister Mary Sujita, SND, is the facilitator, and Sister Sangeeta Ayithamattam ( liaison) is also participating in the meetings. The provincials of both...
Sale Parish event

Sale Parish event

People gathered at Sale Parish for a two-day annual gathering of all the Catholics in their deanery. Sister Leena Toppo is part of the organizing committee of the parish. Many eminent speakers spoke on faith, education, politics, migration, and the current realities...