Sister Carlette featured on  Sacred Stories podcast

Sister Carlette featured on Sacred Stories podcast

Sacred Stories is an Aster Award-winning and hallmark publication of Catholic Health Initiatives. Sacred Stories tell of moments of heightened awareness of God’s divine presence in our workplace, written by our employees and medical staff members – moments that could...
Featured parish events from Chatra

Featured parish events from Chatra

Hario Parish of Chatra Deanary hosted youth seminar from. Around 250 youth attended the seminar. Rt. Rev. Bishop Anand Jojo, DD, Bishop of Hazaribag was the Chief Guest.The theme of the seminar was “Youth- Know Yourself.” Word of God and Sacrament of...
Kallanode mission continues to care for the elderly

Kallanode mission continues to care for the elderly

A second camp for the elderly in Kallanode mission was held on April 14, 2018, by the SCN community under the leadership of Sister Sheela Palamoottil, in collaboration with the parish administration. Sister Joicy Joy (advocate), the resource person, educated the...
Word of God retreat at Nazareth

Word of God retreat at Nazareth

Nazareth Retreat Center hosted the Word of God Group USA, which is a group of young adults seeking to strengthen their relationship with God and one another. Thirty-four of them came from many states, on March 23-25, 2018. Their sessions were held in the Banner Room...
A special day for seniors in Belize City

A special day for seniors in Belize City

On Friday, March 23, LIFE’s seniors gathered for their annual senior trip. This year the group ventured to the Belize Museum which took them back in time. Most of the seniors had memories and stories of their own to share with the guide. After the educational...
Sisters initiate senior citizens’ meet in Kallanode

Sisters initiate senior citizens’ meet in Kallanode

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been seeking ways and means of making our presence in Kallanode in Kerala a meaningful and relevant. A new initiative was launched on Feb. 10, 2018, as a camp was conducted for the senior citizens (65 and above) of Kallanode Parish...
Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle The suffering find a place of love and care 13 DECEMBER 2017 In Metsimotlhabe, a village north of the capital of Gaborone, Botswana, Sisters Sunila Erumangalathu and Vinaya Chalil administer a one-of-kind hospice for the sick called Pabalelong. It means a...
Workshop on wholesome family living

Workshop on wholesome family living

A three-day collaborative workshop was conducted on wholesome family living by Joani Tuti and Joel Urumpil, SCN, at Chetanalaya, Rajgir on Dec 1-3, 2017. The participants, 25 youth and women leaders of Chetna Bharti, Chatra, and fifteen women from Chetanalaya belonged...
Sisters and small Christian communities

Sisters and small Christian communities

Most Rev. Stephen Lepcha, bishop of Darjeeling recognized the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth during his recent pastoral visit to Sangsay parish. He compared the parish to that of a family. He said that a family without parents is a broken family. So,...
A visit to Thumlabong Village

A visit to Thumlabong Village

On our visit to Thumlabong village, SCNs Deena Vazhaprampil, Helen Tirkey, Malini Manjoly and Arati Rai, one of the health workers met Raibahadur Rai and his aged wife in their simple house. Raibahadur shared that he and his wife have not been able to get their meager...
Time and space apart

Time and space apart

Nazareth Retreat Center – Kentucky In the midst of the chaos of life, everyone needs time and space apart occasionally to rediscover God’s presence. Nazareth Retreat Center offers space and opportunities for spiritual reflection in a holistic approach which...
A chance to experience God’s peace

A chance to experience God’s peace

Camp Maria, Maryland Camp Maria Retreat and Conference Center in southern Maryland offers children and adults the chance to experience God’s peace on the beauty of Breton Bay. Camp Maria strives to provide an atmosphere of prayer, hospitality and simplicity in a...
Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur gather for the feast St. Monica

Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur gather for the feast St. Monica

Jane Karakunnel, SCN, prepared thirty-one Catholic women of Bakhtiarpur parish for the feast St. Monica on August 27, 2017. The women gathered on Saturday evening. Sister Jane had prayer with them and conducted Bible class for them. They stayed over night at Community...
Sponsored walk in Lobatse

Sponsored walk in Lobatse

Sisters Bibiana Kindo and Philomina Hembrom participated in a two and a half mile walk to raise awareness and money for St. Mary’s Catholic Mission and ordination. The sponsored walk was lead by a band and nearly 300 participants as they walked all around Lobatse Town...
Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Friends and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined Sr. Maggie Cooper, SCN (fourth from right) to bid her farewell at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Christopher Glancy, CSV at the home of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on April 27. From The Christian Herald, May 2017 A...
A simple woman of deep faith

A simple woman of deep faith

In their desire to have a pastoral approach in all their ministries, Sisters at Kutuderi Health Ministry, SCNs Archana Valiaparambil, Anjana Kunnath, Anita Murmu (Sr.) and Mary Bridget Lakra, prayed with a family on Feb. 9, 2017 in Kutuderi Village, India. In January,...
Building Bridges

Building Bridges

“A population that is not well educated … is a population that decays.” –Pope Francis — In the footsteps of Mother Catherine … New to the country, people, culture and language, SCNs Cornelia Ekka and Aruna Ekka, both teachers, moved to Lauki, Nepal, to live...
‘I never thought I’d do hospice’

‘I never thought I’d do hospice’

‘I never thought I’d do hospice’ Nurses, staff talk about what led them to hospice care and the impact of patients By Kacie Goode | Excerpt from the Kentucky Standard This is the second in a series about Hospice of Nelson County, a look at those who are dying and the...

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