Volunteers visit the Crow Nation in Montana

The Montana big blue sky and the rolling prairies caressed by majestic mountains in the distance gives one a sense of freedom and deep appreciation of the natural beauty that surrounds the Crow Nation.

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SCN Statement on the Paris Agreement

Read a joint statement from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and 12 congregations of women religious from the Sisters of Charity Federation regarding the decision for the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

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A look at Sisters around the world today

Watch this video montage of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth work for justice in solidarity with oppressed people, especially the economically poor and women.

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‘Pres Girls’ volunteer with Sisters in Belize

Since arriving in Belize City on Saturday, ‘PresGirls’ painted various dwellings including the Yasha House, a home for young women needing a safe place to reside. They also met with families in Las Flores, delivering shoes and clothing. While they’ve been quite busy, the group managed to squeeze in siesta time and a little sightseeing.

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Sisters host health camp in Nepal

It took six hours by off-road vehicle to reach the remote area of Nepal, where Sisters ministered to those in need of medical care.

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Students collect sandals for Belize

At the request of the mission committee at Vincentian Academy High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sister Luke Boiarski visited the school in March of 2017. She shared with the students about the volunteer ministry program and how they can become involved. As a result of the visit, the student council collected sandals to be donated to children in Las Flores, Belize.

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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.

In Ministry

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Social and Environmental Justice emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.

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From the archives

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Bhakta’s story — update

You may remember the video (below) and story of Bhakta, a young boy born with spina bifida who received care from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Nepal. Sister Jyoti Thattaparampil, SCN, at the Navjyti Center in the District of Surkhet is now following up with...
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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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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!

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Becoming a candidate with a pioneer spirit

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

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St. John’s Belize Immersion Trip

St. John Francis Regis Church, in Hollywood, Maryland, along with their Pastor, Father Ray Schmidt, travelled to Belize, in Central America, and built a home for a family in need.

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Demanding reservation for women in the parliament

Sister Manisha Azhakathu and Nazareth Mahila Samiti joined the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India and other renowned national organizations for women to demand the government to pass the Women’s Reservation Bill.

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