What mothers do

“You feed us, you clothe us you created a safer shelter for us and you take care of us. That’s what mothers do.”

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s statement on immigrants and refugees

United with many others of various faiths, we continue to pray for and advocate for compassionate legislation that meets the needs of vulnerable immigrants and refugees who are merely seeking a safe haven for themselves and their children.

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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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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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Serving people with joy

“Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully.

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Mother Catherine’s collection of letters give perspective on her life

Sister Mary Ellen Doyle supplements her definitive biography of the influential educator and humanitarian with this meticulously edited and annotated volume: Catherine Spalding — A Life in Letters.

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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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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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Social Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Global Ministries emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.
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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...
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Where do you turn to when you have no one?

Sister Jyoti Thattaparampil (right) and Sister Rosita Kavilpurayidathil (middle) meet with Kumari (left) as part of the Navjyoti Center based in the District of Surkhet in Nepal. Kumari was abandoned by her husband after she developed skin cancer, leaving her alone...
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Living Independently in Full Existence officially opens

Congratulations to Carlette Gentle, SCN, on the official opening of LIFE ministry for the elderly.

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Sisters host six young women for Advent retreat

At the SCN House in Belize City last weekend, six young women gathered to take part in the Advent Retreat ­ “Waiting in Hope.”

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Mississippi Healing

A Ministry of Compassionate Care

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Join the Journey – A South India Story

Jean West, reflects on her journey to India with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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