Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are thankful for this mission team that said yes to the call to serve. Volunteers traveled to Holly Springs to spend the week working there. Their hearts were overflowing with love that was received from every person they met along the way.

The Sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi, integral to the community

Three Sisters are continuing the ministries of Sister Paula Merrill and Sister Margaret Held. They were murdered Aug. 25, 2016, after working in the area for six years and ministering to those kept poor for some 30 years, mostly in Mississippi.

Sister Barbara celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Associates joined Barbara Gilmetti, SCN, in Milton, Massachusetts, on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee at a Mass of thanksgiving celebrating the jubilees of the Sisters of the Archdiocese of Boston. Cardinal Sean O’Malley was the presider.

It’s all-electric for Sisters at Nazareth

Sister Molly Thompson is still getting used to the features of her electric Chevy Bolt. As she rolls up to a stop sign on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus here, the regenerative braking brings her up short.

Sisters join Global Climate Strike

A youth-led coalition of environmental groups declared a climate emergency on Friday as part of a worldwide movement to demand action on global warming. The coalition of students from across the state joined more than 150 countries as part of the Global Climate Strike.

Charity Alive serves cancer patients

Charity Alive loves to serve others. Members and candidates of the group worked together to cook for cancer patients or people who have lost loved ones to the disease, at Gilda’s Club.

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.

Memorials and Honoraries

Gifts to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in memory or in honor of others for the period of July 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2019.

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Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

Volunteers help Holly Springs residents

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are thankful for this mission team that said yes to the call to serve. Volunteers traveled to Holly Springs to spend the week working there. Their hearts were overflowing with love that was received from every person they met along the way.

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Associates in Botswana gather

Associates in Botswana gather

Associates and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth gathered at Metsimotlhabe on Saturday for their formation day combined with the celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. The theme of the day was “Baptize and Send” the theme of the Extraordinary Mission Month declared by Pope Francis.

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Retreat in Mokama

Retreat in Mokama

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth of the Patna Province made their annual retreat at Nazareth Convent, Mokama from the evening of Oct. 1 to Oct. 9, 2019 under the guidance of Father Clifford D’Souza, OCD, from Bangalore.

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Sister Barbara celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Sister Barbara celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Associates joined Barbara Gilmetti, SCN, in Milton, Massachusetts, on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee at a Mass of thanksgiving celebrating the jubilees of the Sisters of the Archdiocese of Boston. Cardinal Sean O’Malley was the presider.

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Dharan Youth Convention

Dharan Youth Convention

Five hundred vibrant and energetic Nepal Catholic youth from far and wide attended the October 5 – 9 convention held at Navjyoti School, Dharan.

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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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Prayer is an important component in the life of the SCN Family. 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.

Aging Gracefully: Sisters featured in Louisville Magazine

Do nuns retire? Not really. Meet three centenarians still going strong in Nazareth, Kentucky.

Help Change Lives in Belize

During a recent visit, Felina (her name has been changed to protect her privacy), an elderly woman in Belize City, told Carlette Gentle, SCN, that it was hard for her to walk due to her sore foot. A tube of Bengay would help, she said, but there was no way she could...

‘Pres Girls’ volunteer with Sisters in Belize

Since arriving in Belize City on Saturday, ‘PresGirls’ painted various dwellings including the Yasha House, a home for young women needing a safe place to reside. They also met with families in Las Flores, delivering shoes and clothing. While they’ve been quite busy, the group managed to squeeze in siesta time and a little sightseeing.

Sister sees the Pope in Washington D.C.

See what Sister Brenda Gonzales says of the historic moment.

Sister of Charity professes perpetual vows at Nazareth

A sense of community and a healthy dose of hospitality led Sister Marie Flowers to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth more than a decade ago.

Sisters’ outreach and neighborhood activities come alive in Dharan, Nepal

From 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. the Navjyoti School compound in Dharan, Nepal, comes alive with around 100 children who come to study and do their home work with the help of two teachers. SCN Navjyoti School compound in Dharan, Nepal, comes alive with 100 children who...

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