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.

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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Bee farming workshop

Bee farming workshop

At the end of a three-day training, 50 people were given two brood chambers with bees to take home to produce honey. They had attended a workshop to learn the technique of bee farming in Koshidekha, Nepal.

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Advent

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?

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Grateful Gobblers

Grateful Gobblers

SCNs Alice O’Connell and Judy Raley along With SCNAs Carol and Steve Newton and their family participated in the 20th annual Grateful Gobbler 5k walk/run in Chattanooga on Thanksgiving morning.

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Care for Our Common Home

Care for Our Common Home

Sisters living in David Hall at Nazareth gathered on Monday, November 25 to determine which items they will complete on the Roots Level of the Care for Our Common Home program.

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207th SCN Foundation Day

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.

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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.

New home in honor of Year of Consecrated Life

Bisharo Hussein and her family were presented with the keys to their new home during its dedication on Sept. 12. Communities of Catholic women and men religious sponsored this home build to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life. Bisharo, a mother of 8, says it means...

Sisters provide guidance for one young man

When Pope Francis recently said, “Dear young friends, do not be afraid to give your all. Christ will never disappoint you,” he may as well have been talking about Manish.

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.”

A look at Sisters around the world today

Watch this video montage of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth work for justice in solidarity with oppressed people, especially the economically poor and women.

Transforming lives

It is hard to believe 72 years have passed since the first six Sisters, impelled by the love of Christ, traveled in 1947 from Kentucky to Mokama, India. The Sisters quickly established Nazareth Hospital, the first mission of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in India. Could they have imagined that seven decades later the same campus would be teeming with ministry in so many and varied forms?

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...

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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