Reconstruction work in progress at Jhamire Village

About 23 months after the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, people are fully engaged in rebuilding their homes even now. All 47 homes at Jhamire Village were destroyed in the killer quakes of 2015. People of Jhamire had good homes for themselves and their cattle. They...

‘I am, because you are’

“I am, because you are” is an African proverb. It expresses the idea that personhood involves being part of a web of relationships. We are all dependent on each other.


The Calling: Becoming a Sister late in life

Marie Flowers, SCN, is one of the newest Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She professed final vows last summer.


A very special cake

Jerome Mudd grew up at an SCN children’s home. He never forgot Sister John Ann. He baked his very first cake to thank her for her 100th.


In the spirit of Lent, your support becomes a sign of hope

Mounika is bright, ambitious, and optimistic. She lives in Musunuru, India. To see her, one would never guess the hardships she has endured.


Volunteer trip turns to disaster relief

Again the alarm sounded as we learned that the tornado had turned back and was headed in our direction. Again we huddled in the hallway.


Sisters of Charity of Nazareth


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.


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

The Journey Magazine

Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.

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Prayer is an important component in the life of the SCN Family. We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.


Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.


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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.

Meeting the Face of Christ

“This is Sister Sharen with JOIN, are you able to help me with a client?”
Since 2002, Sharen Baldy, SCN, has begun many of her phone calls this way. As assistant director and case worker at Joint Organization for Inner City Needs (JOIN), Sister Sharen has created a network of folks she can call for help on behalf of her clients. Set in the inner city of Columbus, Ohio, JOIN meets immediate needs, providing assistance for low-income families in the area.


Becoming a candidate with a pioneer spirit

Mother Catherine is a model for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to imitate in daily living.


St. Joseph the Carpenter House

The SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program celebrates a new chapter in the vibrant ministry’s history.


Seven women enter pre-novitiate to respond to the call to serve God

May 9, 2015, will be remembered as a special day for seven young Sisters. Monica Tudu, Nitya Toppo, Roshini Prema Tudu, Rajkumari Selvi Priya, Ranjita Baa, Snehlata Jasmin Murmu and Sonylata Hembrom dared to say, “yes,” and entered the pre-novitiate with the Sisters...

Catholic pioneer Mother Spalding honored with statue in Louisville

Hundreds gathered, many of them Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, on Sunday outside the Cathedral of Assumption to dedicate the first statue of a historic woman on public space in Louisville, Kentucky.   Mother Catherine Spalding, bronze...

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