Sister Maria Emerentia Voytek: An Interview

Sister Maria Emerentia Voytek: An Interview

Interviewed by Sharon Cecil June 23, 2016 I, Agatha Voytek, was the middle child of John and Mae Voytek, born on April 27, 1935, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. I had an older sister, Sally and a younger brother, Leo. My family was loving and caring and close-knit....
SCNs Celebrate Belize Independence Day

SCNs Celebrate Belize Independence Day

Sisters celebrated Belize Independence Day, the 36th anniversary, by singing the Belizean anthem. SCNs Barbara Flores and Higinia Bol, both from Belize, led the Sisters in a moving rendition of their country’s...
International Peace Day

International Peace Day

International Peace Day was celebrated at Nazareth with simultaneous prayers at the peace pole and in St. Vincent. This year’s theme was Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All. At the peace pole, about a half dozen Montessori children sang,...
Event highlights green practices

Event highlights green practices

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth said during the event on Sept. 12 that they have made significant strides in developing and implementing green initiatives since they added a commitment to care for creation to their mission statement in the mid-1990s. The statement...
New SCN Book is Celebrated

New SCN Book is Celebrated

Congratulations to Paschal Maria Fernicola, SCN, on the release of her new book, a vibrant account of her time in ministry in Belize. The book, “Sisters of Charity in Belize, 1975 – 2015,” has been published. Sister Paschal spent many years in Belize...
Waste Audits Underway at Nazareth

Waste Audits Underway at Nazareth

A series of waste audits have been taking place on the Motherhouse Campus, Nazareth, Kentucky. Carolyn Cromer, the new director of ecological sustainability, and Rosemarie Kirwin, SCN, have been sorting and weighing items as part of the audit. This initiative was...
Visitor Center at Nazareth

Visitor Center at Nazareth

Visitor Center Director Rita Davis, SCN, is excited to share about the new items available at the Visitor Center on Nazareth Campus. Sister Rita said, “Thanks to my new volunteer, Elaine Belflowers, we’ve added some framed pictures of the statue of Catherine Spalding...
CHI Meeting

CHI Meeting

Sisters Frances Krumpelman and Susan Gatz participated in a pilgrimage sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives that featured the charism, history, and ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The pilgrimage took place in...
Judy Raley, SCN, welcomes CHI to Nazareth

Judy Raley, SCN, welcomes CHI to Nazareth

Being rooted in the legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is important to the mission of CHI Memorial in Chattanooga. As one way of maintaining this connection Judy Raley, SCN and Bob Scheri, Vice President of Mission Integration lead pilgrimages to Nazareth...