Nazareth Window Concert

On a beautiful spring day, flutist Maggie Hettinger visited the Nazareth campus to lift the spirits of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth with her renditions of classical music.

‘Sew Sister’ making masks for health workers

Sister Paschal Maria Fernicola, one of the “Sew Sisters”, is responding to the #MillionMaskChallenge that addresses the acute shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers.

A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

The UISG (International Union of Superiors General) has designated Sunday, March 22 as a Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer for those impacted by the pandemic. We are invited to join in this plea for an end to suffering and death from this pandemic. Please let us join one another in our SCN Prayer which is attached as we pray in solidarity with our Sisters across the world in this day of prayer.

Anniversary of the death of Mother Catherine

Mother Catherine was a woman of her time. As she moved through her daily life, she encountered God wherever she experienced people in need and in all of creation. May she inspire us as we face the challenges of our day.

At the border, during a pandemic

“Lots of prayers for all,” Sisters Brenda Gonzales shares her experience of volunteering at the Mexico border in a time of pandemic.

A message in a time of pandemic

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and our Associates are united with you in prayer in this crisis time. We pray for those infected that they receive proper treatment and the comfort of God’s healing presence. May their caregivers be protected. May God help us to be people of hope and deep faith.

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.

News

‘Discernment in the Cave’

‘Discernment in the Cave’

It was a day of recollection and Adoration for the Sisters in Chandapura Community. Sister Malini Manjaly led the Sisters in prayer and silence with the theme “Discernment in the Cave” which is the first part of an Ignatian digital retreat for a pandemic.

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The Way of Asylum

The Way of Asylum

The Office of Social and Environmental Justice shares this beautiful, moving presentation of the Stations of the Cross, prepared by Tucson, Arizona, immigration justice activists.

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Nazareth Window Concert

Nazareth Window Concert

On a beautiful spring day, flutist Maggie Hettinger visited the Nazareth campus to lift the spirits of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth with her renditions of classical music.

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Faith Group sends love

Faith Group sends love

“Since we can not visit our Sisters at the Vincentian Home in person because of the virus, our faith group decided to do so through the mail. We just wanted them to know that they are loved and are in our prayers and are precious to us!” ~Denise Hibel, SCN

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Lenten Reflection Day 34

Lenten Reflection Day 34

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

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Lenten Reflection Day 33

Lenten Reflection Day 33

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

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Lenten Reflection Day 32

Lenten Reflection Day 32

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

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Hospital masks arrive in New York

Hospital masks arrive in New York

Masks made by the “Sew Sisters” have been sent to New York where Sister Luke Boiarski’s cousin, Carla Tarantino, founded and is the director of the personal care agency, Select Care. They received the masks from Nazareth today.

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Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2020

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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.

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Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
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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.

‘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.

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in ministry to Nepal after earthquakes

Sister and communications director Malini Manjoly, SCN, reports first-hand from Nepal with other SCNs in ministry. Read the latest update here. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been in ministry in Kathmandu and in the rural areas of Nepal since 1979. Our...

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.

Prayer and presence for the people of Sale

Sister Leena says Jesus is her protective companion as she walks the muddy village roads alone through the jungles bringing communion to remote villages in northern India.

Sister Grace Maria Saia, SCN

Sister Grace will always be looking for a response to “What can I do to help others?” Her heart and will are too strong to forget the poor, especially the children.

Orphans and vulnerable children at Mmopane Village, Botswana

The Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s Center at Mmopane Village in Botswana has 45 children this year between the ages of 3 to 6 years, who are from very poor socio-economic backgrounds. Some are orphans, some are on antiretroviral drugs, and others are children of...

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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