Advent

Am I awake, open and ready to recognize the visitations of my God in my life? Looking back over the day, can I recall an instance where I recognized Christ?

207th SCN Foundation Day

Sisters awaken to the ‘Now’ Moment as they remember Catherine Spalding and her early followers who heard a similar “wake up call” and stayed awake to the realities of their times.

Nazareth on Kentucky Life

Kentucky Life presents stories capturing the flavor, history, and heritage of Kentucky. Watch the recent segment where they explore the local roots and worldwide reach of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

Children’s Day in Rajgir

Long time child advocate Sister Rose Plathottathil celebrated Children’s Day in Rajgir to increase awareness of the rights, care, and education of children in the country of India.

Sister Evie at Join the Journey

Sister Evelyn Hurley speaks about her vocation story, one of 87 years.

Naveen’s Story

Facing hardships, misfortune, and grief, a young boy grows up under the guidance of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to realize his true potential as an educator who is now giving back.

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.

Composting Christmas cleanup

Composting Christmas cleanup

Nazareth employees celebrated the Christmas season in the Motherhouse Dining Room using compostable plates, utensils, and cups.

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Sister leads meditative yoga class

Sister leads meditative yoga class

In Sitagarha, Jharkhand, 29 juniors from eight provinces of The Society of Jesus are taking a meditative yoga class led by Sister Marianne Puthoor, a one week program in psychosexual integration, gender sensitivity, and yoga.

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St. Vincent students win competition

St. Vincent students win competition

Students of St.Vincent Matriculation higher secondary school participated in the 7th All India Kung-Fu, Karate and Silambam Tournament of 2019 and won the overall championship.

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Christmas at Flaget

Christmas at Flaget

Flaget Memorial Hospital opened the Christmas season with the blessing of the crèche and the lighting of the tree in the front lobby. Sister Sangeeta Ayithamattam, Sister Theresa Knabel, Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller and Sister Barbara Flores were present for the blessing and the choral presentation by the children of St. Joseph School.

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AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

Five students of Navjyoti Center were welcomed as guests and delegates during the official inauguration of the 24th Asian Foundation on Intellectual Disability (AFID) Conference in Kathmandu.

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Disability Week celebrated in Belize

Disability Week celebrated in Belize

In Belize, citizens participate in week long activities to celebrate Disability Week, December  1- 7. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated Dec 3. On December 4, The Inspiration Center, where Sr. Beverly Hoffman, SCN works as a Physical Therapist, had their annual calendar launch.

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Journey through Advent

Journey through Advent

Approximately 50 Sisters and Associates gathered on Sunday, December 1, 2019 to begin Advent in prayer, sharing and socializing.  The gathering was sponsored by the Louisville Area Network Associates.

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Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

The Journey Magazine

Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.

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Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.

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 Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
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.

Navjyoti Center students win bocce competition

View more photos Two of Navjyoti Center's students in Kathmandu, Nepal, won first and third prizes in a bocce competition organized by the regional Special Olympics of Nepal in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, on June 20, 2015. Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the...

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.

Compassion for all families

The Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, support the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ statement that separating children from their mothers and fathers at the United States/Mexico border is immoral. Protecting the integrity of families is foundational for a healthy and just society.

‘It’s a call to serve’

From humble beginnings at St. Thomas to an expansive outreach overseas, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have for years had a global impact. Now, that international connection is further reflected in the new Central Leadership Team, which, for the first time, includes two members from India.

‘Pres Girls’ volunteer with Sisters in Belize

Since arriving in Belize City on Saturday, ‘PresGirls’ painted various dwellings including the Yasha House, a home for young women needing a safe place to reside. They also met with families in Las Flores, delivering shoes and clothing. While they’ve been quite busy, the group managed to squeeze in siesta time and a little sightseeing.

Sisters march for women

To uplift, center and to focus on ways in which gender discrimination intersects with other forms of institutional oppression.

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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