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.
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.
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!
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.
Today, Joetta Venneman (Office of Social and Environmental Justice) was part of a group in Frankfort, KY advocating for two bills related to energy.
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.
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.
Thanks to some strategic changes, those gathering there will no longer have to use disposable plates, utensils, glasses, or napkins.
All Jubilarians were given special mention and congratulated for the gift of their years of ministry and service to the Church and world.
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.
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.