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...
In Nepal, Sisters celebrate Youth Day with blood drive

In Nepal, Sisters celebrate Youth Day with blood drive

On the occasion of International youth Day on August 12, youth club members of Navjyoti Center organized a blood drive. It was conducted in coordination with the Red Cross Society of Surkhet. 14 youths including two Sisters donated blood. Since the program was held in...
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...
Recent activities of Navjyoti Center Surkhet, Nepal

Recent activities of Navjyoti Center Surkhet, Nepal

Caring for the earth As the monsoon started cooling the soil, Child clubs, Youth clubs and Women groups in Koldada belonging to Navjyoti Center along with Navjyoti Cooperative took the opportunity to plant trees on the hills of Koldada and the nearby community...
Watch a video tribute to Sister Celine

Watch a video tribute to Sister Celine

Congratulations to Marie Celine Osbourn, SCN, who will be retiring from CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 30. She has been in ministry there since 1993. Best wishes to Sister Marie Celine! Watch this tribute video to Sister Celine below and see...
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...
Nazareth Home Clifton wins award

Nazareth Home Clifton wins award

From Nazareth Home It is with great pride that we announce that Nazareth Home Clifton has been named an AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Award recipient. This award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living recognizes...
Sisters host health camp in Nepal

Sisters host health camp in Nepal

A health camp was held in a remote area of Jajarkot district in West Nepal on May 24 and 25, 2017 by the Navjyoti Mobile Health Centre, Surkhet. It took six hours for the Sisters to reach the camp through good and bad roads by their mobile vehicle. On the first day,...
Charity at High Altitude

Charity at High Altitude

Sangsay village in West Bengal, India, is remote and beautiful. The Earth’s highest peaks tower in the backdrop as you move around the area at 4,000 feet above sea level. Traveling here is described by Deena Vazhaparampil, SCN, as “a real risk-filled...
Serving people with joy

Serving people with joy

A poster read, “Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl, this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully....
Bakhtiarpur community health HIV and AIDS Day observation

Bakhtiarpur community health HIV and AIDS Day observation

MORE PHOTOS — Bakhtiarpur Community Health outreach team organized a special event to observe the HIV and AIDS Day at Belthan Village on Dec. 1, 2016. This village has many HIV and AIDS-affected people. Many of the men from this village work as migrant laborers...
Against tough odds, a nurse makes her dream come true

Against tough odds, a nurse makes her dream come true

Jyoti, a student of the School of Nursing from Kurji Holy Family Hospital, Patna, is the proud holder of the silver medal from the Mid-India Board of Nursing, Nagpur, Maharashtra. She stood second in the board examinations held throughout her three and a half years of...
Sister Marina shines her light

Sister Marina shines her light

Story and photos by Sister Malini Manjoly Dharan Mobile Health Clinic Marina Thazhathuveettil, SCN, is a committed mobile health provider to the sick who are in remote villages around Dharan, Nepal. Sister Marina visits patients, regularly checks their blood pressure,...
Nazareth Hospital Mokama Inaugurates a Wellness Center

Nazareth Hospital Mokama Inaugurates a Wellness Center

Written by Sister Malini Manjoly, SCN | View more photos In a nature-rich atmosphere, Nazareth Hospital, Mokama, inaugurates a ‘Wellness Center’ a first in Bihar on April 20, 2016. The chief guest, Most Rev. William D’Souza, SJ, the Archbishop of...
Sisters in Ministry: Belize

Sisters in Ministry: Belize

Sisters in Belize Since 1974, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been a friend to the people of Belize. From The Journey, Vol. II, 2015 In the quiet village of San Antonio, located in the Toledo District of Belize, Central America, a family awaits their guests....
Mississippi Healing

Mississippi Healing

A Ministry of Compassionate Care     “Have you been feeling okay?” “How much do you have?” “Are you out?” “A bottle lasts you 12 days?” Paula Merrill, SCN, asks these questions of Evette, one of her patients at Lexington Medical Clinic in rural Mississippi....