19 women enter formation

Nineteen candidates entered into the pre-novitiate formation program during the morning prayer service in Chandapura.

Transforming lives at Sister Visitor

“We’re hoping to be able to help people transform their lives and be a partner with clients to create a sustainable change,” she said. “The staff is good at accessing needs and building relationships, but they’ve never had the opportunity to journey with people for a period of time.”

A home for Sisters

During the past three years, the Sisters have laid a foundation of trust and compassion by their presence in Nongstoin. In March, the cornerstone for their convent home was laid and blessed. See how you can help us build upon this foundation.

A helping hand

Through small acts of kindness, Sisters lend a helping hand to one in need.

A path forward

In front of a home on Cedar Street in West Louisville, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced a $2.5 million dollar investment in the Louisville Urban League and its “A Path Forward for Louisville” work.

Sisters respond to the needs of COVID-19 patients

Three Tertians of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth share their life and mission in responding to the needs of COVID-19 patients at Nazareth Hospital, Mokama.

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Gardening around the Congregation

Gardening around the Congregation

For Sisters Anne Marie O’Shea and Ann Whittaker in Brockton, Massachusetts, the practice of gardening has provided a powerful avenue for community and peacebuilding. In line with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s goal to grow a more locally-grown plant-based diet and to grow more kitchen gardens, Sister Anne Marie and Sister Ann share how their community motivated them to garden and how their garden allows them to live more sustainably.

Association of Sisterhood

Association of Sisterhood

Sister Vinaya Chalil and Sister Philomina Hembrom are pictured here with members of the Association of Sisterhood in Kenya. The Association of Sisterhood in Kenya is well organized at the national level. The National AOSK organizes various programs for the Sisters including interreligious formation programs. The organization functions at the Diocese and Denary levels.

Thank you Sister Carolyn!

Thank you Sister Carolyn!

Sister Carolyn Wilson was honored today for her years of service as director of transportation. SCNs and friends who were gathered for Mass in St. Vincent Church raised their hands in blessing.

Contemplative Engagement Retreat

Contemplative Engagement Retreat

The second batch of retreatants in Bangalore Province, 12 in all, concluded the “Contemplative Engagement Retreat on SCN Constitutions- Conversion in a Community Of Mission” on July 20, at Chandapura. They are grateful for all the prayerful support during their five-day retreat.

Prem Ashray site of COVID relief

Prem Ashray site of COVID relief

Prem Ashray operated by the Jaan Foundation in collaboration with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, one of the buildings of the Catherine Spalding Center in Ranchi was host to COVID-19 relief. The Ranchi Archdiocese continued its works of mercy during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected all sections of society. At the SCN site, near the Ranchi Railway station area, dry rations were distributed to over 100 workers of the railway station.

Blessings upon supporters

Blessings upon supporters

Father Antony Rebello, SVD, (pictured above) a great friend of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth has been appointed as the Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Francistown, Botswana. He has helped us in the development of our missions, especially in Metsimotlhabe. He also is a member of our SCN welfare association.

Foundation Celebration of Bethel

Foundation Celebration of Bethel

In Bethel, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth novitiate celebrated its “Tin Year” of foundation on July 18, 2021, with gratitude and gladness. It was indeed an opportune moment to create a platform for the novices to reflect the providence of God in the past and gratefully remembered those who helped them shape their lives in a community of mission.

Ann Carol Mann, SCN

Ann Carol Mann, SCN, 83, formerly Sister Joseph Andrew, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died July 16, 2021, at Nazareth Home, Louisville. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 58 years.

Spiritual Direction Certification

Spiritual Direction Certification

Congratulations to the eight Sisters from the Patna and Bangalore Provinces who completed an 18-month certification program in Spiritual Direction under the direction of Sharon Gray, SCN!

Mission

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.

Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.

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Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.

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Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, we invite lay women and men to a cross-cultural partnership with people, especially the oppressed, economically poor and marginalized, primarily in the areas in which Sisters, Associates and/or members of the Sisters of Charity Federation are called to mission.

Prayer Requests

Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.

Ecological Sustainability

Recognizing the interrelatedness of all creation, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s mission includes the commitment to care for Earth. Sisters are committed across the Congregation to address the destruction of natural resources and the ecological and environmental crisis.

Social Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Social and Environmental Justice emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.

Legacy Society

The SCN Legacy Society recognizes with gratitude those who have remembered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in their estate plans.

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