After the successful quarantine period of 18 days in Chandapura, 10 candidates of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth; Asha Hembrom, Komal Kusum Kujur, Mickey Arpana Tirkey, Paulina Murmu, Rajnima Soreng, Ritika Lakra, Sushila Tigga, Sushila Tigga, Sushma Thithio, Sweta Ekka and Usha Murmu, were received into the pre-novitiate on July 26, 2020, at the eucharistic celebration held in Nazareth Convent, Bangalore.

Sister Amrita Manjaly, provincial, received them into the formation program. Sister Bridget Vadakeattam was instrumental in guiding them in prayer and preparation prior to their entrance. Sisters and candidates cheerfully welcomed the new pre-novices.