Strike continues in Darjeeling, Sister Deena meets with patients

Entering the fifth week, a strike in the area has caused a disruption in the food and supplies chain. People are going without. Using resources available to them, Sisters are distributing as much rice as they can obtain to people who have not eaten. 

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Sisters donate to St. Vincent de Paul

Many Sisters of Charity of Nazareth recently celebrated their jubilees, which marks the anniversary of taking first vows as an SCN. To commemorate the occasion, the sisters requested donations be made to persons in need.

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Sisters in Sangsay and Tendrabong request prayers for peace in Darjeeling

Sister Deena Vazhaparampil from Sangsay shares an update on the agitations in the region of Darjeeling under which ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Sangsay and Tendrabong fall.

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Sisters and volunteers work with Feeding America

Sisters and volunteers worked with the Feeding America network. It is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger.

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Vincentian Academy inspires students to achieve academic success

Da’Jere Wallace doesn’t take his education for granted. He is an honor student at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh and a recipient of the Founders Award Scholarship which makes it possible for him to attend the Academy.

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Volunteers visit the Crow Nation in Montana

The Montana big blue sky and the rolling prairies caressed by majestic mountains in the distance gives one a sense of freedom and deep appreciation of the natural beauty that surrounds the Crow Nation.

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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.

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The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth promote the dignity and equality of women and other oppressed people in Church and in society.

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India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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From the archives

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Nazareth’s own ‘Iron Nun’

Recently Sister Lisa Polega completed her first sprint triathlon and she shares this reflection about how exercise has become a part of her spiritual journey.

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The Bakhtiarpur Flood

“All their huts are washed away. The mud houses and many of the poorly built houses are collapsed. Many of the houses are almost under water.”

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Report on hurricane repairs from Catholic Public Schools, Belize

A significant amount of repairs have been accomplished and most of the catholic schools will be ready for scheduled first school day.

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Volunteers build roof in Appalachia

Congratulations to SCN volunteers from Marion County, Kentucky, who rebuilt a porch on a house last spring in Barton, Ohio, and returned this past week to add a beautiful tin roof (Kentucky blue no less). The neighbors in this small town stopped by to compliment the...
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Lenten Appeal

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

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Paula Merrill, SCN – A Reflection

“In the end Sister Paula also shared in the suffering of Christ and in that encounter I believe she conformed herself to his death.”

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