Sisters of Charity of Nazareth of Patna Province celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Sisters Anne Marie Thayilchirayil and Ann George Mukalel; Golden Jubilee of Sisters Ann Scaria Menonparampil, Teresa Kotturan, and Vinita Kumplankel; Silver Jubilee of Sisters Jyoti Kerketta, Mary Grace Xalxo, Monica Tigga, and Sophia Joseph at Nazareth Convent in Mokama.
The theme of the celebration was, “How can we thank you enough?”
Along with the celebrants, the Jubilarians were processed to the altar with a beautiful entrance dance by the candidates. Sister Teresa Kotturan participated in the Eucharistic celebration via zoom from New York; she also interacted with the members and experienced a sense of being part of the celebration. In her welcome address, Sister Amelia Moras emphasized the aspect of being grateful to God for the abundant blessings and mercy God has showered upon each of the jubilarians. The selfless service of each one of them in healing and teaching ministries were highlighted. In his homily, the Celebrant, Fr. Alex stressed the faithful accompaniment of God in the lives of each of the jubilarians.
All the jubilarians gathered around the communication desk and wished Srs. Teresa Kotturan and Jean Kulangara. Then the Jubilarians were felicitated with melodic singing and dancing. A delicious lunch with fun and laughter accompanied the celebration. The candidates, novices, and local communities mesmerized the jubilarians, and all gathered with colorful dances, singing, and other variety programs, on behalf of the jubilarians, Srs. Jyoti Kerketta and Mary Grace Xalxo expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Central Leadership Team and Province Leadership Team, and all the Sisters for making this jubilee a most memorable one.