Summer internship program at Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is offering a summer internship program for young adults in a variety of fields of ministries. Participants will be living with Sisters on the sacred ground that has been their home for over two centuries where they will be immersed in the ministries of the SCNs on the beautiful 245-acre Nazareth Motherhouse campus.

A home for the Ortiz family

Each day, the volunteers were surprised by the blessings received. Beautiful clear skies, extra help to clear the large bushes off the ground, and a young man named Andre to help guide the build made the group able to proceed each day with grace and determination.

Sister Pat returns to St. John Center

“To know that, when you leave, life and happiness and joy are being extended far beyond what it was because of what we were able to do with a group of people that live on the streets … that’s where I do believe I found my greatest life after the Eucharist.”

Sisters care for home-based patients and the terminally ill in Botswana

Pabalelong is a 10-bed inpatient facility based in Metsimotlhabe. The hospice is owned by the diocese of Gaborone and is administered by two sisters from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Srs. Vinaya Chalil and Sunila Erumangalathu.

Archbishop visits Mother Catherine Academy

Archbishop Wilton Gregory celebrated a Catholic Schools Week Mass at Mother Catherine Academy in Mechanicsville, Maryland.

Future of Charity

Future of Charity, a group of recently vowed members and women in formation with religious congregations belonging to the Sisters of Charity Federation, recently celebrated 10 years at the House of Charity. Pictured here is their first gathering.

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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Novices grow organic vegetables

Novices grow organic vegetables

Caring for Mother Earth is part of their daily curriculum. The 14 novices grow vegetables and tend goats along side their daily routine of prayer and academic activities. 

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Sister Higinia leads catechists in Toledo District

Sister Higinia leads catechists in Toledo District

Fr. Sam Wilson, SJ, and Higinia Bol, SCN, facilitated instructions in ecclesiology, scripture, homiletics, communion service, and sacraments. Their journey to Punta Gorda for Cursillo is complete, however, their ministry in their church has just begun!

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Summer internship program at Nazareth

Summer internship program at Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is offering a summer internship program for young adults in a variety of fields of ministries. Participants will be living with Sisters on the sacred ground that has been their home for over two centuries where they will be immersed in the ministries of the SCNs on the beautiful 245-acre Nazareth Motherhouse campus.

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Advocating for energy

Advocating for energy

Today, Joetta Venneman (Office of Social and Environmental Justice) was part of a group in Frankfort, KY advocating for two bills related to energy.

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Addressing rural food needs

Addressing rural food needs

After working to build tho program for 16 months, Sister Kita speaks to villagers about their success in setting up a Public distribution system, a chain of shops entrusted with the work of distributing basic food and commodities to those in need at affordable prices.

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Visiting tuberculosis patients

Visiting tuberculosis patients

Sister Nirmala travels door to door for her supervisory visits of tuberculosis patients in Rampur, a village in West Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

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World Day of Consecrated Life

World Day of Consecrated Life

All Jubilarians were given special mention and congratulated for the gift of their years of ministry and service to the Church and world.

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A home for the Ortiz family

A home for the Ortiz family

Each day, the volunteers were surprised by the blessings received. Beautiful clear skies, extra help to clear the large bushes off the ground, and a young man named Andre to help guide the build made the group able to proceed each day with grace and determination.

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Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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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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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.

Help Change Lives in Belize

During a recent visit, Felina (her name has been changed to protect her privacy), an elderly woman in Belize City, told Carlette Gentle, SCN, that it was hard for her to walk due to her sore foot. A tube of Bengay would help, she said, but there was no way she could...

National Black Sisters Conference

Sister Dorothy Jackson was elected to the board of the National Black Sisters Conference at their recent convening in Baltimore.

Sisters make first vows

Congratulations to Sister Filomina Bhengra, Sister Joy Baxla, Sister Jyoti Tudu, Sister Monica Hansdak, Sister Nicola Lepcha, Sister Priya Urau (Toppo), Sister Salima Ekka, Sister Salma Lepcha, Sister S. R. Jharna Rani and Sister Swastica Kiro who made their first vows in Mokama on May 4, 2019.

Children’s Day with the underprivileged 

Sister Agnes and Sister Swarupa celebrated Children’s Day with the most underprivileged children of the area to increase the awareness of people towards the rights, care, and education of children.

Sister Trudy Foster moves ministry to Nazareth

Trudy Foster, SCN, enjoys being in the mix of people. In a soup kitchen or a Greyhound bus, what she enjoys most, is the people.

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...

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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