Building Bridges

New to the country, people, culture and language, SCNs Cornelia Ekka and Aruna Ekka, both teachers, moved to Lauki, Nepal, to live close to the people of the area in October 2014. With few places to live, they moved into one of the old mud houses.

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Helping mothers survive

If Sister Jessie’s dream comes true, no mothers will die during childbirth in her district. In one of the poorest districts of north Karnataka, Jessie Saldanha, SCN, spends days and nights working toward this goal as the head of a pilot project of Narayana Health Limited.

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Serving people with joy

“Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully.

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Mother Catherine’s collection of letters give perspective on her life

Sister Mary Ellen Doyle supplements her definitive biography of the influential educator and humanitarian with this meticulously edited and annotated volume: Catherine Spalding — A Life in Letters.

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Against tough odds, a nurse makes her dream come true

A light for young women and an inspiration for many economically poor young girls, to dream big and work hard to achieve in life.

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The Martinez family and Doors to Hope

“The Sisters and volunteers at Doors to Hope tell me that I have a great future. Thank you to Doors to Hope for believing in me and for helping me to reach my dreams.”

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Mission

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation in a multicultural world. Impelled by the love of Christ, in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding, Sisters and Associates are committed to work for justice in solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially the economically poor and women, and to care for the earth. They risk their lives and resources, both personally and corporately, as they engage in diverse ministries in carrying out this mission.

Vision

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth promote the dignity and equality of women and other oppressed people in Church and in society.

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Social Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Global Ministries emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.
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Sister Dolores Greenwell, SCN

Looking at the pioneer dress of “Grandmother Nancy” — Mary Ann Downs Greenwell — one might think that this photograph is an early Sister of Charity of Nazareth posing with her family — without SCN headgear, that is. This picture, instead, is of family members of...
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Sisters host six young women for Advent retreat

At the SCN House in Belize City last weekend, six young women gathered to take part in the Advent Retreat ­ “Waiting in Hope.”

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Sisters provide guidance for one young man

When Pope Francis recently said, “Dear young friends, do not be afraid to give your all. Christ will never disappoint you,” he may as well have been talking about Manish.

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Youth volunteer their time with SCNs in Beattyville, Ky.

Members of the “Legacy” youth group were commissioned at St. Charles Church in St. Mary’s, Kentucky, during the Sunday Liturgy. They along with Sister Luke Boiarski and Rev. Jim Graf, SCNA, volunteered in the Beattyville, Kentucky, area over the past week. They worked...
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From WFPL: Louisville has no public statues of women. That changes this weekend.

Louisville has numerous public statues honoring historical figures—presidents, civic leaders, explorers and athletes are all immortalized in various ways. By the measure of what they did to be commemorated, it’s a diverse group. But they have one thing in...
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Hurricane reaches Belize

Pray for Belize — Sisters accounted for and safe as storm brings flooding to Caribbean coastline

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