Sisters welcome “the stranger”

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

Compassion on the border

When the influx of asylum seekers reaching the United States – Mexico border increased, Sister Susan was sent by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to offer assistance and “welcome the stranger.”

A ray of hope

During the past 24 years, more than 300 students of varying intellectual challenges have been trained. John was among those children who had multiple intellectual and physical challenges. He slowly, but surely, mastered the activities of daily living, all the while exhibiting his own special qualities of perseverance and confidence.

Thank you for changing my life

“Working with young people like Shannon gives me great hope for the future. Joining hands and hearts with others is the way we move forward in making our world a better place and witness to God’s love.”

Jubilee bells ring in Dharan

Give thanks to the Lord, for God’s love endures forever! The community in Dharan, Nepal, celebrate the golden and the silver jubilees of Sister Sunita Vayalipara and Sister Salomi Linda.

Honoring an enduring relationship

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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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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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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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.

Celebrations of SCNs in Botswana

Members of Leadership are in Africa right now, where they attended two celebrations this weekend, the 15th anniversary of SCNs beginning ministry in Botswana, and the Golden Jubilee of Olive Pinto, SCN. Both SCN President, Susan Gatz, and Ann Muthukattil, SCN in...

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The city of Bardstown has been given the distinction of “most beautiful small town in America.” But just outside its city limits is a small holy community that is equally beautiful, and has a long history.

Vacation bible school in San Antonio, Belize, led by Sisters and volunteers

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth lay volunteers Rob and Barb Mitchell joined Sisters Higinia, Chris and Sharon in San Antonio, Belize, for a vacation bible school. Seventy-five children from ages six to 13 participated in learning bible stories, songs, art, and sports....

Sister Swarupa speaks in the lead up to International Day of the Girl Child

Sisters are leading the conversation about gender equality in the lead up to International Day of the Girl Child. Students from Asha Kiran demonstrated the need to challenge and change discrimination existing in society.

Sister Joicy helps indigenous people

As a little girl, Sister Joicy had dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the poor.

Mission trip to Houston: faith into action

Volunteers arrived safely home this week after assisting in Houston, Texas, for several days. They spent their time filling food containers for families in need as well as removing wallboard in homes so rebuilding can begin soon.

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