Sisters renew Vows

Posted by Spalding Hurst

June 29, 2021

Congratulations to the seventeen Temporary Professed Sisters in India who renewed vows in various local communities in the month of June. Celebrations took place in the Patna and Bangalore Provinces. The annual renewal program for the Temporary Professed Sisters was cancelled due to the second surge of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The following renewed their vows:

  • SCNs Bilasi Oreya, Jyoti Tudu, and Prema Tudu at Nazareth Convent, Birsanagar in Jamshedpur, June 12, 2021
  • SCNs Asha Bage and Priyanka Murmu at Nazareth Niketan, Chatra, June 13, 2021
  • Kalpana Kerketta, SCN, at Shalom, Patna (Kurji Holy Family Hospital), June 13, 2021
  • Promila Kisku, SCN, at Nazareth Convent, Barauni, June 13, 2021 
  • SCNs Alma Salomi Kujur, Archana Beck, and Punam Saroj Kandir at Nazareth Lee, Sangsay, June 14, 2021
  • Joy Baxla, SCN, at Nazareth Bhavan, Sokho, June 15, 2021
  • Salima Ekka, SCN, at Maria Sadan, Khorimahua, June 16, 2021
  • Sweta Baskey, SCN, at Navjyoti Centre, Laukahi in Nepal, June 19, 2021
  • Swati Kujur, SCN, at Nazareth Nilaya, Kutuderi in Mahuadanr, June 21, 2021 
  • Immaculata Amita Marandi, SCN, at Nazareth Academy, Gaya, June 25, 2021

Temporary Professed Sisters of the Patna Province who renewed their Vows in the Bangalore Province:

  • Asrita Lugun, SCN, at Nazareth Convent, Kallanode in Kerala, June 12, 2021 
  • Alma Xaxa, SCN, at Nazareth Preranalaya, Musunuru, June 22, 2021

Basanti Lakra, SCN, reflects, “Once again we wish you the very best as you recommit yourself to the SCN way of life in community and mission. May you be faithful to the teachings of Christ, the way of Mother Catherine Spalding, and our Vincentian charism as true daughters of Charity during these uncertain times.” 

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  1. Maria Brocato

    Our dear Sisters, we send you special blessings and prayer for your future.

  2. Elizabeth Field

    Congratulations, Sisters! I celebrate you and how God is leading you to service and dedication of God and all creation! God bless!

  3. Rosemarie Kirwan

    May God continue to bless each of you as you continue to answer the invitation to Come, follow me, as an SCN.

  4. Liz

    I rejoice and wish you joy in your daily living of our SCN way of life!

  5. Joel

    Thank you dear young women for committing yourselves to be followers of Jesus!
    Who says we have very few Sisters!?!

  6. Julie Driscoll

    How exciting to witness so many of our sisters renewing vows! Blessings on each of you.


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