Take a virtual tour of Mother Catherine’s birthplace

Pleasant Hill, Mother Catherine’s birthplace, the historic home located near Pomfret, Charles County, Maryland, is currently listed on circaoldhouses.com. They have wonderful photos of the exterior and interiors of the old home.

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Strike continues in Darjeeling, Sister Deena meets with patients

Entering the fifth week, a strike in the area has caused a disruption in the food and supplies chain. People are going without. Using resources available to them, Sisters are distributing as much rice as they can obtain to people who have not eaten. 

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Sisters donate to St. Vincent de Paul

Many Sisters of Charity of Nazareth recently celebrated their jubilees, which marks the anniversary of taking first vows as an SCN. To commemorate the occasion, the sisters requested donations be made to persons in need.

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Sisters in Sangsay and Tendrabong request prayers for peace in Darjeeling

Sister Deena Vazhaparampil from Sangsay shares an update on the agitations in the region of Darjeeling under which ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Sangsay and Tendrabong fall.

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Sisters and volunteers work with Feeding America

Sisters and volunteers worked with the Feeding America network. It is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger.

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Vincentian Academy inspires students to achieve academic success

Da’Jere Wallace doesn’t take his education for granted. He is an honor student at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh and a recipient of the Founders Award Scholarship which makes it possible for him to attend the Academy.

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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.

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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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Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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From the archives

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Celebration at SCN Center — Dharan, Nepal

July 24, 2015, was a day of celebration at Navjyoti Center, Munal path, Dharan, Nepal. The certificate giving ceremony of trainees of the 2015 class was held in the afternoon for 35 young women acquiring skills in English language, basic computer application,...
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Naz ‘girls’ arrive

They're here! They're here! "Naz Girls" started arriving today for this weekend's "All Class" reunion. Just hours before the alumnae came back home, daisies, the class flower, and welcome signs popped all around Nazareth Campus. ‘Nazareth Girls’ from near and far are...
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Rare letters and diplomas donated to Nazareth archives

Betty and Bill Ruleman from Athens, Tennessee, donated diplomas and letters from three of Betty’s ancestors (her great-great-grandfather's half-sisters) who attended Nazareth Academy in the late 1860s. The Sisters were Mary Irwin, Emma Irwin, and Sarah (Sallie) Irwin...
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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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Kathmandu Earthquake Relief Efforts — June 14, 2015

More Photos The national crisis caused by the earthquake of April 25 has pushed seven hundred thousand people to poverty in Nepal revealed the Post Disaster Needs Assessment. As per the Human Development Report (2014) poverty prevalence in Nepal is 23.8 percent. The...
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After storm comes to Nazareth, SCN volunteers respond

SCN volunteers were hard at work cleaning the cemetery after a storm hit the Nazareth campus.

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