Celine Paramundayil is a Medical Mission Sister from Kerala, India, who represented the global Medical Mission Sisters at the United Nations for 10 years. She has been a trained Laudato Si' animator since 2017 and organized programs both in the United States and India. She currently lives in Madhya Pradesh and enjoys writing for various journals, including GSR.

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Why Jesus is my hero

Like every other religious, Jesus is my hero. What attracts me to follow Jesus? It's not because he is Christ the King. It's his humility; his simplicity; his courage; his sense of justice. And more.

Through Child Help Line, sisters minister to India's discarded and endangered girls and boys

Medical Mission Sisters provide a variety of programs to educate and support girls and boys in India. Some conditions have improved, but there is a long way to go – especially for young girls to feel secure and safe. 

My journey with Jesus

During lockdown I joined an online retreat for the anniversary of the conversion of St. Ignatius Loyola. One day we were asked to recall our spiritual journey. Today I share with you the road I traveled with Christ.

Medical Mission Sisters' Deepalaya farm is an oasis in Madhya Pradesh

At the community Deepalaya ("house of light"), founded in 2006 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India, the Medical Mission Sisters cultivate food, welcome all creatures (except mosquitos) and care for Mother Earth.