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....
In memory of Sister Ann Elizabeth

In memory of Sister Ann Elizabeth

When Sister Ann Elizabeth Molony went home to God this past year, Kosair Children’s Hospital dedicated an area in the hospital to her and put up a plaque in her memory. — Sister’s return to Kosair three years...
A Life of Dignity

A Life of Dignity

The dignity of Bhakta Bhakta, a ten-year-old boy in Thathapani Village, was surprised to see Sisters Jyoti Thattaparampil and Malini Manjoly at his home when he returned from school. He greeted them with smile as the Sisters offered him some fresh fruits and...
Sisters in Musunuru bless expectant mothers

Sisters in Musunuru bless expectant mothers

View more photos. Reported by Prathima Kanapala, SCN Bringing down infant mortality rates Samuhika Srimanthalu, a program for expectant mothers was held on the Dec. 1, 2015, in the Public Health Hospital Center, Musunuru-Mandal, Andhra Pradesh. The Sisters of Charity...
Koshi Dekha Village Development Committee, Nepal

Koshi Dekha Village Development Committee, Nepal

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, based in Kathmandu, Nepal, have been working with the people of Koshi Dekha VDC (Village Development Committee) since the earthquake of April 25, 2015. This VDC has nine wards with 507 families. All but 13 houses were destroyed and...
Annual gathering of Nazareth School of Nursing alumni in Delhi

Annual gathering of Nazareth School of Nursing alumni in Delhi

It was a bright perfect sunny day on Nov. 25 on the sprawling green grounds at India Gate as the organizers of the Annual Alumnae gathering arrived bright and early to pick out a cozy spot for this long awaited event. Group by group — 19 of them arrived without delay....
Pabalelong Hospice hosts Hospice/Appreciation Day

Pabalelong Hospice hosts Hospice/Appreciation Day

Commemorating the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is an annual event at Pabalelong Hospice, Metsimotlhabe, Botswana, where Sisters Sunila and Vinaya are ministering. This year the event was held on Oct. 29, 2015. It was also an appreciation day as all the...
Meet Sister Helen Glidden

Meet Sister Helen Glidden

The Gliddens — Margaret, Esther, Helen (Sister Mary Thomasine), Mary Ann McGovern (their mother), Mary, Rita. An interview with Sister Helen Written by Sister Maria V. Brocato, SCN *The interviewer, remarks/observations are in italics. Sister Helen Glidden, who had...
Health camp in Nepal for seniors

Health camp in Nepal for seniors

Sisters in Surkhet, Nepal, conducted a health camp for seniors on the occassion of Senior Citizen’s Day. Doctors from Surkhet District Hospital along with Navjyoti Mobile Health Team collaborated to carry out the health camp. Almost 300 Senior Citizens were...