Ailing Indian nun starts rosary bank to help needy

Despite struggling with multiple sclerosis, Sister Rini Rose prays for others in trouble
Ailing Indian nun starts rosary bank to help needy

Sister Rini Rose says she is no miracle worker. 'I just pray and nothing else,' she says. (ucanews photo)

The misty morning drive through the winding road to Ambalavayal village remains a refreshing experience.

Amid the rainforests of Kerala's hilly Wayanad region, the nondescript village houses an enduring nun who started a rosary bank to sidestep physical pain and help others.

Despite multiple sclerosis increasingly crippling her, Sister Rini Rose moves about laboriously with a contagious smile.

"It is a story of courage and survival. A story of not giving up," says Salesian Father Joy Pulikan, the nun’s spiritual guide.

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