The healing ministry of Lord Jesus Christ is being continued by a
good number of FCC sisters with dedicated mind and showing Christs merciful
love to the suffering humanity. They serve as doctors, nurses, and para-medical
staff in hospitals, dispensaries and village health centres. FCC sisters become
real friends of humanity, willing to serve with high spirit of sacrifice,
prudence, sympathy and tenderness. As they try to cure the bodily ailments they
pay special attention to their mental and spiritual well-being. Nurses
training schools and Nursing Colleges also are run by our sisters who train
young women to be effective and committed nurses, deep rooted in the Gospel
Health Education to the common people, especially the poor and the
illiterate is another great service rendered by them. The Hospitals,
Dispensaries, Clinics, Homes for the Terminally ill, Old age Homes, Mother
& child welfare programmes etc. give consolation and relief to many. FCC
runs 21 Hospitals, 2 Hospice, 64 Clinics/Dispensaries, 3 Nursing Colleges, 7
Schools of Nursing and 9 Palliative Care Units.
Effective measures are taken to give proper awareness of the menace of AIDS. In order to ensure prevention of this terrific disease AIDS awareness programme are launched in all the provinces. A good number of FCC sisters are engaged in the rehabilitation and palliative care of AIDS patients.
Orientation courses are conducted for the sisters in Healing Ministry in order that they may equip themselves to face the new challenges, bearing witness to the Gospel values. FCC Health Care Fraternity meetings are also conducted regularly in every Province or at the zonal level. Effective classes and spiritual activities are done during these sessions in order to rejuvenate those who are serving in this field.