60 girls, three Sisters and one home

“Out of ‘hard times’ the girls share common values and learn to appreciate the life and opportunities they have. They know they are ‘cared for and cared about’ by the Sisters. They now can dream of possibilities.”


A Life Dedicated to Education

“It’s rewarding to see students master something, to really learn something. I get far more out of being here than I give.”


A family atmosphere for foster children

Camp Maria Retreat Center provides an ideal setting for individuals who, otherwise would not have the opportunity, to experience the joys of camp!


Sisters in Nepal celebrate 24 trainees

711 in all, grateful for the new life they have received through the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth


Sister of Charity professes perpetual vows at Nazareth

A sense of community and a healthy dose of hospitality led Sister Marie Flowers to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth more than a decade ago.


Inspiration Grows in Belize

I looked into those brown eyes, and remembered, Christ was there too … beckoning me to embrace Him in the painful reality of the poverty Just revealed.


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.

Don’t miss your chance to enter the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s $20,000 Super Raffle. Call (502) 348-1586 or (502) 348-1578 to enter by phone or stop by the Nazareth Motherhouse front desk. Tickets are limited and going fast.

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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.


A Transformed Life

SCN Associate Karen Schmitt says she never gave much thought to human trafficking. “It just hadn’t touched my life or the life of anyone I knew,” she says.


Welcome Judy Donohue to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Judy Donohue was received into the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Novitiate today, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, during the Motherhouse Liturgy at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Nazareth, Kentucky....

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...

After earthquakes, people of Nepal hold onto hope

Written by Sister Suchita Kullu & Sister Malini Manjoly | All photos People around Koshidekha area are restless as the corn is getting ready to harvest as they have no storage space. Corn is their staple food. They used to preserve the corn in their attics. The...

At Doors to Hope I felt at home from the first day I arrived

Part of the history of Noemi illustrates vitality, a determined spirit, great love for her family and confidence in the future.


You are invited to reach out and learn more about the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

Phone: (502) 348-1500
Email: info@scnfamily.org

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