Live and volunteer at Nazareth

Young adults ages 18-25 may qualify for a six-week volunteer experience with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth living and volunteering at the Motherhouse campus in Nazareth, Kentucky.

5K races proliferate as popularity grows

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth will host a 5K race, Run with a Mission, on the grounds of the motherhouse on June 1, beginning at 8 a.m.

Nazareth Academy grows

In response to the long-standing request of the people, the Mokama campus became home to an educational venture, Nazareth Academy. Expansion and upgrades are necessary to meet requirements of the growing student population. During this Lenten season, we invite you to help make this dream a reality.

After the flood

Bangalore Province gives thanks and gratitude to all who reached out to give support during 2018 the Kerala Flood which claimed the loves of many and devastated the region.

SCN volunteers respond to Alabama

Nearly 40 tornadoes have been confirmed from last week’s outbreak across the Southeast. The hardest-hit area was Lee County, Alabama, where many fatalities occurred. A group of volunteers for the SCN disaster relief recently returned from helping with the cleanup and rebuilding efforts.

Bethlehem founders celebration

Bethlehem High School is celebrating 200 years. In honor of the Sisters, they visited Nazareth as was done in the past, by train! They were greeted by Sister Rita Davis as she portrayed Mother Catherine Spalding and by Sister Mary Ninette Manning.

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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.


LENT 2019

Academy Grows
During this Lenten season, we invite you to help make the dream of expansion and upgrades necessary to meet the growing student population of Nazareth Academy a reality. Your financial support will be a blessing for students, staff, family, and for you.

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The Journey Magazine

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


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.

Volunteer with the Sisters

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 SCN Family. We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.

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.

Doors to Hope — Creating a vibrant learning community

Read the brand new newsletter from Doors to Hope.

Volunteers working in Belize, an update from the team

St. John’s Bill Schaefer House Mission Team from Maryland with Sister Luke, gives an update from Belize.

National Black Sisters’ Conference celebrates 50 years

This past week, Sister Pat Haley attended the 50th-anniversary gathering of the National Black Sisters’ Conference (NBSC) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NBSC was founded in 1968 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sister Julia Clare Fontaine

This short biography is drawn from several earlier interviews that Julia Clare Fontaine, SCN, has already given and from a recent visit Maria Vincent Brocato, SCN, had with her in her small, neat apartment “on the hill” near Nazareth Home. All the interviews are rich...

Kentucky youth group builds home in Belize with SCN volunteer program

Fourteen members of St. Joseph Youth Group, in Bardstown, Kentucky, along with their adult leaders, Ellen Sprigg, Susan Brown and Felicia Rowe, assistant director of the SCN Lay Mission Volunteers, were commissioned during Liturgy at St. Vincent Church. The group then...

Skill, caring, sharing and joy at regional Special Olympics softball games

It was a showcase of skill, caring, sharing and joy as three softball teams from St. Mary's Center in Louisville, Kentucky, participated in the Special Olympics regional softball tournament on Aug. 14–15. The team Sister Kitty Wilson, SCN (left), helps placed as...

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