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Αδελφή Νεκταρία

Αδελφή Νεκταρία
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Sister Nectaria Paradeisi is a nun of Saint Patapios monastery in Loutraki. She has been serving the Orthodox Mission in India since 1991 and she oversees the charitable work of the Orthodox Church in West Bengal.
Dear Friends of Mission, Your god-sent donation came as a gift from the heavens, so valuable and necessary that you cannot possibly imagine, giving us a breath of life and courage for the continuation of our struggle. I have no words to express my...
Every day I have to deal with the feeding problem of our poor brothers. Among them there are blind, disabled, children, elderly, who lack basic necessities and cannot survive without help...

Working for hope

We were about to discontinue this program due to lack of funds and our whole existence was suffering thinking all these blind, disabled and elderly people who for years survive only thanks to this little food that our Mission gives them every day. It grieved me but I had no way out. The solution was finally given by the all-merciful Lord...
Nine of our girls who have finished their studies are now working in our English school. My dream is to leave the school in Orthodox hands. Otherwise, without an Orthodox testimony and perspective, we deviate from our purpose and we fail to accomplish it...
Until Good Friday the services had been conducted at the Orphanage Church, but on the night of the Resurrection we went to Calcutta to celebrate all together at the Greek Church of the Transfiguration of our Savior Jesus Christ...
Για να επιστρέψει ξανά το χαμόγελο στα πρόσωπα των ορφανών της Κολκάτα

Lucky Girls

Our (orphan but) lucky girls in Calcutta
Lately I was in hospital day and night next to a 6-year-old girl, who, while being healthy and cheerful, all of a sudden suffered an intracranial hemorrhage, which was manifested with a severe headache. I immediately took her to the doctor, but there she lost consciousness and would not recover...
Disastrous flood in Calcutta results in epidemics and shortage of food; our orphans in danger
We depict the past of two of our children. Their stories are different. Common denominator is the wretchedness and the neglect/abandonment which scarred their infancy, a fact that characterizes the earlier life of all of our orphans.
No matter how hard we try to cut down on the expenses, the needs for such an extensive and multifarious work are still plentiful and urgent.