A farmer finds the inspiration to change

A farmer finds the inspiration to change

“I was roaming around with friends and drinking alcohol. There was tension and unhappiness in my life and for my family.” These are the words of Arvind. He is a farmer in the village of Maunadhi near Kutuderi Village where Sister Anjana Kunnath ministers...
Workshop in Mokama to protect children in our care

Workshop in Mokama to protect children in our care

Twenty-seven Sisters attended a workshop on August 12-13, 2017 to prepare a ‘child protection policy’ for Patna Province in Mokama. Reverend Christu Das, director of SIGN (Social Initiatives for Growth and Networking) based in Ranchi, was the resource...
Following Jesus all the way

Following Jesus all the way

Octogenarian Bridget Kappalumakal, SCN, raised funds for the National Prison Ministry of the Catholic Church on Aug. 13 at St. John’s Medical College Hospital Chapel, Bangalore. Even after standing outside the chapel for three Eucharistic Celebrations from 6:30 a.m to...
Caring for the well being of the neighboring community

Caring for the well being of the neighboring community

In a first of its kind, a medical team from Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital conducted a free check up for breast cancer and oral cancer for parents, staff and Sisters in Nazareth School, Chandapura on July 29, 2017. 150 women and 80 men apart from the students and...
Novices visit bio reserve

Novices visit bio reserve

Fifteen SCN novices along with Sister Janice Rathappillil spent three days with the Taru Mitra bio reserve in Patna reflecting on the state of the Earth. They joined in the organic farm, celebrated friendship with trees by tying rakhis “amulets” on them,...
Cultural Festival at Nazareth School, Chandapura

Cultural Festival at Nazareth School, Chandapura

Way to the stage “Talent Time,” the colorful cultural festival was organized in Nazareth School, Chandapura, Bangalore on July 27-28, 2017. The two-day fest took students outside their classrooms to go on a quest of their talent within. Events included dance, singing,...
Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

The story of ‘a good man’ As a child, Naveen Kumar and his late father Rambhaju, dreamed one day Naveen would become a respected leader. Against all odds, Naveen has done that. Today he is having a powerful impact on the lives of students in his village in India....
Opening the Year of Golden Jubilee

Opening the Year of Golden Jubilee

The golden jubilarians of July 2018, SCNs Joel Urumpil, Karuna Thottumarickal, Lucia Thuluvanickel, Maria Palathingal, Rosemarie Lakra and Teresa Xavier Ponnazhath had a very fruitful four-day awareness building workshop to begin their golden year. Rev. Mathew...
Foundation Day at Nazareth Hospital

Foundation Day at Nazareth Hospital

Nazareth Hospital in Mokama celebrated its 69th Foundation Day on July 19. The day began with a meaningful Eucharistic celebration followed by an enjoyable cultural program and delicious dinner. The whole campus was part of the...
Students visit printing press

Students visit printing press

Learning can happen everywhere. From Anakkampoil, Sister Sincy Sebastian led class 10 students to the local newspaper press for up close and more effective learning. “It was a wonderful experience for our students to see the progress of science and...
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...