Sisters’ preschools resume in Botswana

St. Mary’s Preschool in Lobatse and St. Bakita Preschool in Kanye resumed educating on Sept. 1 after the completion of the requirement of the Department of Health Service and Ministry of Basic Education procedures in Botswana.

Help the Sisters Empower and Educate

We invite you to be the hands and feet of Christ to others, even from afar. Join us in offering financial support so these deserving women can continue their education.

Botswana Foundation Day – 20 Years

Happy Foundation Day to Botswana! We celebrate 20 years of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s compassionate presence to the people of Botswana in the continent of Africa.

Charity in the time of the coronavirus

Sheltered, supported, and encouraged by God’s strong and enduring love

Thank you to the staff of Nazareth Home

Since March, Sisters have not been able to go into Nazareth Home and this will continue into the unknown future. This video was a way to express their gratitude, prayers, and offer encouragement to the Nazareth Home staff during this time of pandemic.

Walk for racial justice

Sister Kitty joined other Catholics gathered at the Cathedral of the Assumption in prayer prior to a walk for racial justice organized by Black Catholics for Justice, a group of young Catholics from local parishes.

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.

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Elaine McCarron, SCN

Elaine McCarron, SCN, 88, (formerly Sister Michael Maria) was born in Washington, D.C. She died on Sept. 21, 2020, in Louisville, KY. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 67 years. Sister Elaine served in educational ministries, teaching primary...

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Happy Independence Day to Belize

Happy Independence Day to Belize

On Monday, Sept. 21, Belize celebrates the 39th anniversary of Independence. St. Martin de Porres Parish in Belize City celebrated this occasion with an intercultural liturgy today. You can view the video of the liturgy inside this post.

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Children’s Day celebrated in Surkhet

Children’s Day celebrated in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center celebrated National Children’s day on Sept. 14, 2020. Due to the pandemic, no formal celebrations were organized in Surkhet. Navjyoti Child Club network committee decided to celebrate the day with limited activities with the permission of District Administration and Birendranagr Municipality.

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Sisters’ preschools resume in Botswana

Sisters’ preschools resume in Botswana

St. Mary’s Preschool in Lobatse and St. Bakita Preschool in Kanye resumed educating on Sept. 1 after the completion of the requirement of the Department of Health Service and Ministry of Basic Education procedures in Botswana.

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Help the Sisters Empower and Educate

Help the Sisters Empower and Educate

We invite you to be the hands and feet of Christ to others, even from afar. Join us in offering financial support so these deserving women can continue their education.

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Blessings to those at St. Louise

Blessings to those at St. Louise

Sisters at St. Louise Convent in Pittsburgh had a dinner for the Sisters and employees in honor of them before they started leaving. At the end of the dinner, Sister Corrine Giel said a blessing prayer, and the Sisters then sang a blessing song.

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Teachers’ Day celebration

Teachers’ Day celebration

Sisters in the Provincial House, Patna, had a unique Teachers’ Day celebration on Sept. 5, 2020. The young sisters of the provincial house honored the senior Sisters for teaching them many values for life through their exemplary lives.

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Botswana Foundation Day – 20 Years

Botswana Foundation Day – 20 Years

Happy Foundation Day to Botswana! We celebrate 20 years of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s compassionate presence to the people of Botswana in the continent of Africa.

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United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2020

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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.

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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.

A very special cake

Jerome Mudd grew up at an SCN children’s home. He never forgot Sister John Ann. He baked his very first cake to thank her for her 100th.

Transforming lives

It is hard to believe 72 years have passed since the first six Sisters, impelled by the love of Christ, traveled in 1947 from Kentucky to Mokama, India. The Sisters quickly established Nazareth Hospital, the first mission of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in India. Could they have imagined that seven decades later the same campus would be teeming with ministry in so many and varied forms?

Future of Charity — Ministry Teaches Us

Sister Carlette Gentle, SCN, wrote the following for the Future of Charity blog. The group consists of newer vowed members or women in formation with religious congregations from the Sisters of Charity Federation, comprised of 12 unique congregations who recognize...

Hospice connects with former patients

Sisters Sunila and Vinaya organized a gathering of former patients who have benefited from the respite care service of Pabalelong, a one-of-kind hospice for the sick offering counseling, respite, physical, spiritual and terminal care.

Welcome Judy Donohue to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Judy Donohue was received into the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Novitiate today, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, during the Motherhouse Liturgy at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Nazareth, Kentucky. https://twitter.com/scnfamily/status/634792174626938882

SCN scholarship changes a life

Jennifer, a young woman in Belize, received the scholarship to attend high school from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Without this award, her education would have likely ended after grade school.

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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