The soul of cycling

As life took Sister Chris various places beyond home and school, bicycling was only a childhood memory. Recently cycling has tapped into a sense of freedom, exhilaration, and wonder that she can only describe as being grace-filled.

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.

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 soul of cycling

The soul of cycling

As life took Sister Chris various places beyond home and school, bicycling was only a childhood memory. Recently cycling has tapped into a sense of freedom, exhilaration, and wonder that she can only describe as being grace-filled.

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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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Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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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.

Lenten Appeal

The Lenten Season calls us to fast, to pray and to give alms so that we become more like Christ.

New mission in Punta Gorda

In Punta Gorda, Belize, Sister Higinia serves the indigenous Mayan people of that region through catechetical training, women’s groups, youth ministry and social work in a new mission.

Sisters welcome “the stranger”

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth urge compassion in response to the threat to deport millions of immigrants.

Racers come to Nazareth

On a beautiful June morning, over 300 hundred participants gathered at the Motherhouse in Nazareth, Kentucky, to “Run with a Mission” for the inaugural Nazareth 5K. After careful planning and coordination under the guidance of race directors, Sister Chirs Kunze and Sister Lisa Polega, the event was a great success in bringing new faces and old friends together.

A Beacon in Her Community

Since the time that she entered first grade Jeanne Vucic, SCN, knew she wanted to be a Sister, and that she wanted to help people find deeper meaning in their lives.

Volunteers build roof in Appalachia

Congratulations to SCN volunteers from Marion County, Kentucky, who rebuilt a porch on a house last spring in Barton, Ohio, and returned this past week to add a beautiful tin roof (Kentucky blue no less). The neighbors in this small town stopped by to compliment the...

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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