Editorial: Learning about SCN can offer inspiration

We’re blessed to have these women in our midst. They’ve made countless contributions to history, and they’re working to improve lives in the present and enrich the future. Let them inspire you.

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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...
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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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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From the archives

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Sister Joicy helps indigenous people

As a little girl, Sister Joicy had dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the poor.

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Sister Carlette thanks Conway Heaton for assistance in Belize ministry

Sister Carlette Gentle is in ministry in Belize City to help seniors with their daily lives. Transportation is the biggest obstacle. That is about to change thanks to the overwhelming financial support shown by donors. With a new van, Sister Carlette will now be able...
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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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Navjyoti Center students win bocce competition

View more photos Two of Navjyoti Center's students in Kathmandu, Nepal, won first and third prizes in a bocce competition organized by the regional Special Olympics of Nepal in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, on June 20, 2015. Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the...
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#IamVincent. So is Rebecca, and thousands like her, who catch the charism and are impelled to serve.

A young Vincentian and missionary from Lebanon, Kentucky, recently volunteered her time with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

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Volunteers building a home for a family in need

Twelve volunteers from St. John’s Church in Hollywood, Maryland, to build a home for a family in need.

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