Building Bridges

Building Bridges

“A population that is not well educated … is a population that decays.” –Pope Francis — In the footsteps of Mother Catherine … New to the country, people, culture and language, SCNs Cornelia Ekka and Aruna Ekka, both teachers, moved to Lauki, Nepal, to live...

Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN

Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN, 92, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville on Monday, January 16, 2017. Sister made First Vows as a Religious of the Sacred Heart on March 19, 1949, and transferred to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on...

Catherine Nix, SCN

Catherine Nix, SCN, 84, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She had been a professed SCN for 62 years. Sister Catherine served as a teacher in grade schools in Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky, including St. Augustine...

Margaret Meisner, SCN

Margaret Meisner, SCN, 80, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 61 years. For 20 years, Sister Margaret’s ministry was in education. She taught primary grades...
Helping mothers survive

Helping mothers survive

If Sister Jessie’s dream comes true, no mothers will die during childbirth in Shorapur Taluka of Yadagiri District in India. In one of the poorest districts of north Karnataka, Jessie Saldanha, SCN, spends days and nights working toward this goal as the head of a...
‘I never thought I’d do hospice’

‘I never thought I’d do hospice’

‘I never thought I’d do hospice’ Nurses, staff talk about what led them to hospice care and the impact of patients By Kacie Goode | Excerpt from the Kentucky Standard This is the second in a series about Hospice of Nelson County, a look at those who are dying and the...

Mary Immaculata Kuehner, SCN

Mary Immaculata Kuehner, SCN, 94, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, December 30, 2016. Sister had been a professed SCN for 74 years. Sister Mary Immaculata served as a teacher in elementary education in Kentucky, Louisiana,...
Christmas cheer at Asha Kiran, Dharuhera

Christmas cheer at Asha Kiran, Dharuhera

Sisters Susan Gatz, Sangeeta Ayithamattam celebrating Christmas with the Children at Asha Kiran View more photos. A fortnight of celebrations marked this year’s Christmas at Asha Kiran, Dharuhera. The carolers of Kanai Church, Gurgaon visited Asha Kiran on December...
Out of Many, One

Out of Many, One

SCNs Ann Whittaker, Anne Marie O’Shea, and Tess Browne were deeply touched by the loving hospitality they experienced at the (ISBCC) Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. They write, “We were among 2,600 participants at the assembly, ‘Out of...
Serving people with joy

Serving people with joy

A poster read, “Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl, this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully....