To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, A grotto was erected at the SCN mission in Banakal, Karnataka, India. The grotto was blessed by Rt. Rev. Arthur Prasanth, Bishop of Chikmaglur diocese and inaugurated by Sister Ann Palatty, SCN Provincial, Bangalore Province on the 29th September 2012.

It is noteworthy that the grotto was built solely with contribution from locals.