A non-formal coaching center for Musahar community

Irresponsibly regarded by many as the lowest “untouchable” caste, Sisters are working for social justice with the Musahar people.


A lifetime of devotion, decades of craft

Wood still makes crafts to support mission after celebrating 100th birthday


SCN Disaster Relief team prepares response to Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew was a very powerful, long-lived and deadly tropical cyclone which became the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane since 2007. Sisters will visit Lumberton, North Carolina.


Botswana Golden Jubilee

During the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Gaborone special awards of medals and trophies were given to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth


Trafficked and abandoned, now reunited

The “home of love” has sheltered over 700 rescued children as Sisters work to reunite them with their families.


Flood relief by Sisters continue in Bakhtiarpur

People living on the banks of the Ganges river have no clean drinking water. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth continue to reach out to the flood affected people.


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.

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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 retired pilot and a nun recall life’s journey

BY Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Ninety-three-year-old Jane Ralston is a pioneering female pilot. Her Presentation Academy classmate, Sister of Charity of Nazareth Margaret Hohman, 92, took part in the 1973 Paris peace talks to end the Vietnam war. But as the two...

Volunteers build roof in Appalachia

Congratulations to SCN volunteers from Marion County, Kentucky, who rebuilt a porch on a house last spring in Barton, Ohio, and returned this past week to add a beautiful tin roof (Kentucky blue no less). The neighbors in this small town stopped by to compliment the...

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Donate a Conservation Easement on 32 acres in Fayette County

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced the donation of a conservation easement to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) on 32 acres of its property in Dunbar Township, Fayette County.


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.


Summer program for temporary professed Sisters

As part of a summer program, 21 temporary professed Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the Patna Province shared their lived experiences of consecrated life with one another. Through presentations, plays and songs they expressed their lives in mission and study...

Vincentian Academy continues mission of academic success and nurturing faith

It all started with a passionate group of students who wanted to be informed, be involved, and be inspired.


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