Lenten Appeal

The Lenten Season calls us to fast, to pray and to give alms so that we become more like Christ.


In the Sisters, a child finds help

Lost and alone, suffering from a broken elbow, a young girl is found by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.


Sister Rose Howard: A Profile

Set your heart on integrity, true piety, faithfulness, love, endurance and gentleness.


Standing on the soil of appreciation, pre-novices bid farewell

Six pre-novices completed their pre-novitiate program in Chandapura, Bangalore, under the direction of Anice Vattukulam, SCN. The pre-novices took the initiative to bid farewell to everyone in Chandapura, especially to express gratitude to Sister Anice, Anima...

Living Independently in Full Existence officially opens

Congratulations to Carlette Gentle, SCN, on the official opening of LIFE ministry for the elderly.


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.


About Us

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.

The Journey Magazine

Read about the unveiling of a statue of the Congregation’s foundress Mother Catherine Spalding, learn about Sister Jeanne Vucic’s ministry, and how thirteen-year-old Maria is improving her education at Doors to Hope.


Prayer Requests

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 Congregational Mission Statement and most recent General Assembly Directives. These “lens” are used to analyze issues, reflect on potential actions, examine opportunities for collaboration, and create a unified voice for confronting global injustices of our time.

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.


Sister Trudy Foster moves ministry to Nazareth

Trudy Foster, SCN, enjoys being in the mix of people. In a soup kitchen or a Greyhound bus, what she enjoys most, is the people.


Volunteers ready themselves for Belize

St. Ambrose parishioners in Little Hocking, Ohio, will build a house in Belize. More than the $5,600 needed for the construction has been raised, as a result of the generosity of St. Ambrose parishioners, said Rita Rodgers and June Logue, parishioners who came up with...

Crusvir rally in Chatra

By Anita Tigga, SCN Nazareth Vidya Niketan, Chatra, hosted the Crusvir (Soldiers of Christ) rally for over 900 Catholic students from 32 schools of Hazaribagh Diocese from Nov. 13-15, 2015. The theme of the rally was “Crusvir – the Light of the...

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...

Sister Grace Maria Saia, SCN

Sister Grace will always be looking for a response to “What can I do to help others?” Her heart and will are too strong to forget the poor, especially the children.


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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