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...
Out of Many, One

Out of Many, One

SCNs Ann Whittaker, Anne Marie O’Shea, and Tess Browne were deeply touched by the loving hospitality they experienced at the (ISBCC) Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. They write, “We were among 2,600 participants at the assembly, ‘Out of...
Botswana Golden Jubilee

Botswana Golden Jubilee

During the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Gaborone special awards of medals and trophies were given to the following honoring the contribution made to the Diocese of Gaborone. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: 16 years of committed service to the people...
Healing Retreat at Jamtara Parish

Healing Retreat at Jamtara Parish

SCNs Meera Bilung and Bilasi Oreya in prayer at the retreat — Written by Amala Valayathil, SCN | View more photos Jamtara parish turned into a prayer centre from Sep.16-18, 2016 with the number of people kept increasing from day one to the last for the healing...
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....
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...
Sister Elaine McCarron, SCN

Sister Elaine McCarron, SCN

Bishop Carlos Belo of East Timor, winner of Nobel Peace Prize, 1996, with Sister Elaine. An interview with Sister Elaine Written by Sister Maria V. Brocato, SCN *The interviewer, remarks/observations are in italics. (Let me share with you the story of Sister Elaine...