Lending a helping hand

Sister Luke embarked on a very local volunteer effort by assisting the grounds department at Nazareth where she lives. She enjoyed mowing the grass during her youth and still enjoys it today.

SCN volunteers begin work on men’s shelter

Volunteers for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are helping renovate a men’s shelter in Bardstown. “We are blessed to be working with the local community, getting volunteers back in action, and ultimately helping to provide a temporary home for those in need.”

Entrance to the pre-novitiate

After the successful quarantine period of 18 days in Chandapura, 10 candidates of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth were received into the pre-novitiate.

A renewal of vows

On July 18 Sister Judy Donohue made renewal of her vows in with the surrounding local community in Louisville, Kentucky. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a small prayer service was held.

A reflection on cycling

Sisters Chris Kunze and Sister Lisa Polega will ride for Cycling with Sisters on Sept. 11, 2020. Cycling with Sisters is a series of bike rides in which Catholic Sisters, friends and neighbors share a pilgrimage of cycling, friendship and prayer.

Rosary Shrine updates

For more than a century and a half, the shrine has been cared for as a witness of the faith of two young men, of the Sisters and students here. Its unusual design attracts visitors who continue to find it a place of rest and prayer and place their lives into the care of Mary.

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.

News

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan

Feast of the Protection Knot: Every year on a particular date in India, specifically the Northern States this feast of brother-sister relationship is celebrated.

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Patricia Hill, SCN

Patricia Hill, SCN, 88, (formerly Sister Patricia Marie) was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She died on July 28, 2020, in Nazareth, Kentucky. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 68 years.

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Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Sister Luke embarked on a very local volunteer effort by assisting the grounds department at Nazareth where she lives. She enjoyed mowing the grass during her youth and still enjoys it today.

read more
SCN volunteers begin work on men’s shelter

SCN volunteers begin work on men’s shelter

Volunteers for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are helping renovate a men’s shelter in Bardstown. “We are blessed to be working with the local community, getting volunteers back in action, and ultimately helping to provide a temporary home for those in need.”

read more
Entrance to the pre-novitiate

Entrance to the pre-novitiate

After the successful quarantine period of 18 days in Chandapura, 10 candidates of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth were received into the pre-novitiate.

read more
Inspired by Humanity

Inspired by Humanity

It was just like any other day. Mundane files on my desk consumed time as I heard someone talking in the corridor. Lifting my eyes from the file, I saw the parent of one of our students of grade VIII standing at the entrance of the office wanting to have a word with me. What he said left me in tears.

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A renewal of vows

A renewal of vows

On July 18 Sister Judy Donohue made renewal of her vows in with the surrounding local community in Louisville, Kentucky. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a small prayer service was held.

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Our new Kentucky home

Our new Kentucky home

Sister Colette Baran and Sister Anastasia Chernitsky left Pittsburgh around 8:00 a.m. Wednesday morning to begin their journey to Nazareth, Kentucky.

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Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2020

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Volunteer

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.

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Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
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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.

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.

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.

Sisters to respond to Tennessee tornado disaster

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth disaster response team will go to Tennessee in March to offer spiritual and physical support to persons affected by the deadly storms.

Water with Blessings

Sister Barbara Flores, SCN, and her willing assistant and partner in ministry, Celia Usher, piled 20 white buckets and 2 large bags of Sawyer Water Filters into their vehicle and set out toward the rural St. Margaret Village to what turned out to be a very blessed...

On the border

Sister Susan Gatz is currently volunteering with the Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, where she is helping to provide hospitality to the thousands of refugee and immigrant families each week.

Seeds of Hope

Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out Sister Paris and staff are entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a time in their lives when they are most vulnerable, emotionally and physically.

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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