Setting a Place for My Sister

Setting a Place for My Sister

Sisters Place held its annual breakfast, “Setting a Place for My Sister,” on Friday, October 6. The fundraising breakfast also included raffle baskets and other items for silent auction. Several SCNs were able to attend in support of this shared ministry...
Wellness in Botswana

Wellness in Botswana

Botswana has dedicated the month of September for the wellness of the people, as the country celebrates its Independence on Sept. 30. Nationwide daily prayers are held in all the village “Kgotlas” throughout the month, praying especially for the sick....
Shine your light

Shine your light

It is difficult for sunlight to penetrate the narrow alleys of the Delhi slums in India. Life in one such slum, Seelampur, is neither easy nor healthy. The average family earns approximately $50 a month, primarily by salvaging copper from old electrical wires....
LIFE showcases seniors’ creations

LIFE showcases seniors’ creations

LIFE had its first Open Day to showcase the work of the seniors’ hands. This is the third event of the week to celebrate Seniors Week. Crafts were displayed including embroidery, pillow making, wine bottle vases, hand made cards and jewelry. Delicious food such...
LIFE seniors served with beauty

LIFE seniors served with beauty

The LIFE ministry in Belize held it’s second annual beautification day, allowing the seniors a chance to add to their beauty. Volunteers from the YWCA, the University of Belize, and others, provided diabetic nail cutting and foot cleaning, as well as manicures,...
Children campaign against anti-social activities

Children campaign against anti-social activities

The Namoona children’s club along with the Navjyoti children’s club network committee organized a campaign against anti-social activities in Koldada Village. The children’s club chose the right time for their event just at the eve of Dasain Festival...
#ShareJourney

#ShareJourney

On September 27th, Pope Francis invited people around the world to use social media to love their neighbors and share the journey of the millions of migrant and refugee families who are seeking safety and a decent life. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined in...
Navjyoti Center ensures justice for women in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center ensures justice for women in Surkhet

Though the women in western countries have become aware of women’s rights and have moved a long way towards its enforcement, women in Nepal are still victims of gender-based violence. Mostly all the women in rural areas believe it to be their fate. Due to the...
Skills training in Munal Path, Dharan

Skills training in Munal Path, Dharan

A number of members of Self Help groups who are living in the migrant settlements around Dharan gathered at Navjyoti for learning how to make doughnuts on August 29, 2017. Gopal Basnet, a local eatery owner was the resource person who illustrated the process of making...
Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

The Saint Mary’s Center softball team, the Rockets, that Kitty Wilson, SCN, left, helps coach, are seen here with players proudly displaying the ribbon each received at the end of the regional tournament held in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, Aug. 25. These...
One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

The sun was rising on an early March morning in 2016, and Rosemarie Merrill was in the driveway, getting ready to leave for the long trek from Durant, Mississippi, to her home near Boston. She had been visiting her sister, Sr. Paula Merrill, a member of the Sisters of...
Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas | From the Future of Charity blog Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a...
Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

By Sister Malini Manjaly for Matters India / View more photos. Goalpara: The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have come to the aid of people in ten villages reeling under the flood fury in Bihar’s Madhepura district. Around 24,000 people live in 81 wards of 12...
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...
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 forest....
Sisters and volunteers work with Feeding America

Sisters and volunteers work with Feeding America

Sisters and volunteers worked with the Feeding America network on Wednesday. It is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Thanks to all of the wonderful volunteers who came out to assist with the...
A Beacon in Her Community

A Beacon in Her Community

A Beacon in her Community In her parish, Sister Jeanne serves with dedication and compassion. From The Journey, Vol. III, 2015 Since the time that she entered first grade Jeanne Vucic, SCN, knew she wanted to be a Sister, and that she wanted to help people find deeper...
A light for others

A light for others

Jayan, her name has been changed for this story. Jayan, 13, had been a bright student, well loved and admired by all in her school. She had dreams of being a well-educated person in her village. Life took a drastic turn in her life on the day her family failed to...