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.

Students volunteer in Appalachia

Presentation Academy students joined the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the Appalachian region of Kentucky to make preparations for assisting 700 families in need during Christmas.

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in need.

Associates reach out to youth

Earlier in the year, Belize City Associates wanted to do an outreach program for a community with challenges. In particular to reach out to young people challenged by social ills, crime and violence, who for the most part, are under the impression that they are forgotten.

Thanksgiving for our vocation

In this video for National Vocation Awareness Week, Sisters talk about what religious life is like for them.

National Vocation Awareness Week

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 3-9; established by the USCCB to foster a culture of vocations for religious life, priesthood, and the deaconate and to offer prayers and support for those considering these vocations.

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.

Betty Fracchia, SCN

Betty Fracchia, SCN, 78, (formerly Sister Joseph Paul) was born in Memphis, TN. She died Nov. 17, 2019, in Memphis. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 57 years. Sister Betty’s first ministries were in elementary education. She taught at St. Anne...

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Warming hearts

Warming hearts

On Friday, November 15, 2019, Sisters Pascal Maria Fernicola, Barbara Joseph Lammers, Rosemarie Kirwan and Brenda Gonzales displayed some of their handmade scarfs, hats, sweaters, bags, quilts and afghans that they are sending to the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, TX.

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Naveen’s Story

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.

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World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

To celebrate World Kindness Day students at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Marian English Medium School donated an ambulance to their community of Aanakkampoyil.

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Students volunteer in Appalachia

Students volunteer in Appalachia

Presentation Academy students joined the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the Appalachian region of Kentucky to make preparations for assisting 700 families in need during Christmas.

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Janice Campbell, SCN

Janice Campbell, SCN, 84, (formerly Sister Timothy Joseph) was born in Roanoke, VA. She died November 13, 2019 at Nazareth Home, Louisville, KY. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 60 years. Sister Janice’s first ministries were in education. She...

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Workshop for teachers

Workshop for teachers

Marian English Medium School in Anakkampoil hosted a workshop entitled, “Pro-Active Teacher”. The seminar was held in collaboration with two other schools. The activity-based workshop helped the teachers to be more efficient in their approach to the students.

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Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in need.

read more

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

The Journey Magazine

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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.

Seeds of Hope

Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out Sister Paris and staff are entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a time in their lives when they are most vulnerable, emotionally and physically.

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.

Volunteers working in Belize, an update from the team

St. John’s Bill Schaefer House Mission Team from Maryland with Sister Luke, gives an update from Belize.

Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

The life and mission of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu of the past 50 years was honored by their sisters in Bangalore Province on Oct. 1, 2017, in a Eucharistic celebration.

Justice for rural laborers

When an outcast community had their basic rights trampled on, the women took action. Sister Joel Urumpil is in ministry with a women’s group in Karmali Village who are standing up to an illegal mining operation.

Volunteers building a home for a family in need

Twelve volunteers from St. John’s Church in Hollywood, Maryland, to build a home for a family in need.

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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