Event highlights green practices

The Sisters of Charity have committed to becoming a “zero waste campus,” meaning that everything is either compostable or recyclable and nothing is sent to a landfill.

New SCN Book is Celebrated

Congratulations to Paschal Maria Fernicola, SCN, on the release of her new book, a vibrant account of her time in ministry in Belize.

Transforming Society

Sisters Swarupa and Ann work together with the hope the presence of Sisters here will help eradicate illiteracy, superstitions, child marriage and domestic violence. They say they hope to see a society where every human being is respected and families uphold the gift of a girl child. Adding these efforts will take them on a long journey … which they will make one step at a time.

SCNs support DREAMers

We, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, recall God’s challenge to remember that we were all once strangers in a foreign land (Exodus 22:21) and as Christians have chosen to follow Jesus’ way of welcoming “the stranger” (Matthew 35:25). We strongly support the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and The Dream Act of 2017. 

Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth present this very special collection of songs from Sister Pat Haley. Sister Pat has selected nine gospel and spirituals to sing on this album recorded in Nazareth, Kentucky, at St. Vincent de Paul Church.

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the storms, and flooding in Texas. We pray for all those who have lost their homes or suffered damage. We also pray for the safety of those responding with rescue and relief efforts. May the coming days witness to God’s unfailing promise to be with us as people work to restore their lives.

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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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United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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From the archives

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Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

‘For everyone present, it was a moment to celebrate the brave decision of these young sisters to be signs of God’s love to the world.’

Take a virtual tour of Mother Catherine’s birthplace

Pleasant Hill, Mother Catherine’s birthplace, the historic home located near Pomfret, Charles County, Maryland, is currently listed on circaoldhouses.com. They have wonderful photos of the exterior and interiors of the old home.

Take Mary on your journey

As we allow time to seek favor with God, then we will be able to walk our journey with Mary’s YES.

Nazareth Academy alumni meet in Mumbai

The Mumbai chapter of Nazareth Academy, Gaya NOSA (alumni) met in Mumbai, India, on Sept. 6. About 30 members attended the gathering. Past principals and SCN teachers Amrita Manjaly, Premila, Vijaya and Ann Palatty were delighted to meet the NOSA members and recall...

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.

Helping mothers survive

If Sister Jessie’s dream comes true, no mothers will die during childbirth in her district. In one of the poorest districts of north Karnataka, Jessie Saldanha, SCN, spends days and nights working toward this goal as the head of a pilot project of Narayana Health Limited.

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