Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are thankful for this mission team that said yes to the call to serve. Volunteers traveled to Holly Springs to spend the week working there. Their hearts were overflowing with love that was received from every person they met along the way.

The Sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi, integral to the community

Three Sisters are continuing the ministries of Sister Paula Merrill and Sister Margaret Held. They were murdered Aug. 25, 2016, after working in the area for six years and ministering to those kept poor for some 30 years, mostly in Mississippi.

Sister Barbara celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Associates joined Barbara Gilmetti, SCN, in Milton, Massachusetts, on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee at a Mass of thanksgiving celebrating the jubilees of the Sisters of the Archdiocese of Boston. Cardinal Sean O’Malley was the presider.

It’s all-electric for Sisters at Nazareth

Sister Molly Thompson is still getting used to the features of her electric Chevy Bolt. As she rolls up to a stop sign on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus here, the regenerative braking brings her up short.

Sisters join Global Climate Strike

A youth-led coalition of environmental groups declared a climate emergency on Friday as part of a worldwide movement to demand action on global warming. The coalition of students from across the state joined more than 150 countries as part of the Global Climate Strike.

Charity Alive serves cancer patients

Charity Alive loves to serve others. Members and candidates of the group worked together to cook for cancer patients or people who have lost loved ones to the disease, at Gilda’s Club.

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.

Foliage on display

Foliage on display

Sister Mary Reisz has collected leaves from the Nazareth campus as and has them displayed in Carrico Hall for the Sisters residing there. It is just another small way to brighten up community life in the Motherhouse.

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Fruits Day

Fruits Day

The students of  Marian Preschool celebrated Fruits Day on October 21, 2019.  The Preschool children brought various types of fruits and distributed them to the staff and students in the school.

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Nazareth Retreatant writes of her experience

Nazareth Retreatant writes of her experience

“It may prove difficult for you to keep silence on retreat at Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, for there are simply far too many kind and interesting people living and working and going on retreat here who may want to share a meal or a conversation with you while you are here.”

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Lessons in sharing and food security

Lessons in sharing and food security

St. Vincent Matriculation Higher Secondary School observed World Food Day. Over 1,000 students and their teachers brought “extra” food to share with their “neighbors” – classmates, friends and everyone around.

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Maurice Wayda, SCN

Maurice Wayda, SCN, died peacefully at the Vincentian Home on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the age of 94.

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Memorials and Honoraries

Gifts to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in memory or in honor of others for the period of July 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2019.

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Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are thankful for this mission team that said yes to the call to serve. Volunteers traveled to Holly Springs to spend the week working there. Their hearts were overflowing with love that was received from every person they met along the way.

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Associates in Botswana gather

Associates in Botswana gather

Associates and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth gathered at Metsimotlhabe on Saturday for their formation day combined with the celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. The theme of the day was “Baptize and Send” the theme of the Extraordinary Mission Month declared by Pope Francis.

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United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

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Since 1979

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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.

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.

Sister Chris speaks about her new role with LCWR on Great Day Live

“A woman vital to the growth of Louisville’s original Catholic school is getting a new job in D.C. Many of you may know her in the community, Sister Chris Beckett with Presentation Academy.”

Sister Ann Susan Villa to receive Cheverus Medal

Sister Ann Susan will be a recipient of the Cheverus Medal presented at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Nov. 29, 2015, 3:00 p.m. “In consultation with the Auxiliary Bishops and with the Pastors throughout the Archdiocese, I have learned of your selfless dedication...

The Mangeot Family

“I’ve been around the SCNs all my life and their desire to help those less fortunate comes from their devotion to serving God.”

Nazareth Strong

To honor the strength of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth alive in all of us, this group printed shirts representing that the Nazareth campus employees and Sisters are truly family and are “Nazareth Strong” for each other in times of need.

Against tough odds, a nurse makes her dream come true

A light for young women and an inspiration for many economically poor young girls, to dream big and work hard to achieve in life.

Building Bridges

New to the country, people, culture and language, SCNs Cornelia Ekka and Aruna Ekka, both teachers, moved to Lauki, Nepal, to live close to the people of the area in October 2014. With few places to live, they moved into one of the old mud houses.

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