In continuing to celebrate the Year of the Consecrated Life, the Archdiocese of Patna honored 25 religious women and men during the annual pastoral council meeting at Navjyoti Niketan, Patna, on Aug. 26, 2015. Sisters Mercy Thundathil and Jane Karakunnel were honored from the Patna Province in recognition of their lifelong pastoral services in the Archdiocese.

LEFT — Jane Karakunnel, SCN, honored during the Patna Archdiocesan pastoral council meeting

RIGHT — Mercy Thundathil, SCN, honored for her life long pastoral services to the people of the Archdiocese of Patna