Sisters speak out against racism

Saddened by the taking of innocent black lives and mindful of the many protests and vigils taking place across the country, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth delivered a statement affirming the need for understanding, healing, and a just society where all are treated with the dignity they deserve.

Sisters make perpetual vows

Sisters Asunta Rose Kujur, Amal Rani, Asha Kattepoggu, Reema Tigga, and Stella Mary daringly professed their perpetual ‘Yes’ to the Lord in the form of their final vows in the presence of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, novices and candidates in Chandapura on May 16, 2020.

Live and Serve with the Sisters

AmeriCorps and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth offer this chance to take the path less traveled. Serve for one year and make an impact. Develop real-world skills, gain hands-on experience, change your life and your community.

Pre-novices received into novitiate

Sister Amrita Manjaly, SCN Provincial of Bangalore Province, received six pre-novices, Alisha Gidh, Anjalina Thithio, Jyoti Minj, Mamta Tete, Mariam Hembrom and Preeti Tigga into the novitiate program in the presence of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Chandapura on May 10, 2020.

Sisters and coronavirus relief efforts

Sisters in the Bangalore province of India are reaching out to those affected most by the coronavirus. Through food distribution to the hungry, designing and sewing PPEs, stocking medicines, awareness campaigns, and offering online counseling, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth continue their ministries as they adapt to the new normal.

A message from the Office of Mission Advancement

Although everything around us continues to change, God’s love never does. Our prayer for each of you is that you may be sheltered, supported, and encouraged by God’s strong and enduring love.

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.

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Sisters speak out against racism

Sisters speak out against racism

Saddened by the taking of innocent black lives and mindful of the many protests and vigils taking place across the country, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth delivered a statement affirming the need for understanding, healing, and a just society where all are treated with the dignity they deserve.

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Eight novices make first vows

Eight novices make first vows

Updated with video: In the midst of COVID-19 and a lock down across the country,  eight second-year Novices, Saroj Kumari from Bangalore Province, and Alma Xaxa, Asha Bage, Asrita Lugun, Priya Asrita Marandi, Neetu Hembrom, Promila Kisku, and Swati Kujur from Patna Province, made their First Vows at Nazareth Convent chapel, Mokama, India.

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Update on Tertians

Update on Tertians

Six Tertians, Hema Santhosh, Jonice Lepcha, Mandapati Prasanthi, Maya Anton Amolik, Nirmala Diggi, and Sosanti Xaxa have begun their Tertianship Program in March. This program includes the study of SCN History, review of Constitutions, Leadership Training Program, Exposure and learning from the lives of poor and marginalized, and a few other pertinent issues of the Congregation, the Church, and Society.

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Laudato Si’ Video

Laudato Si’ Video

Chandapura community would like to share with you the outcome of the Laudato Si’ week through the form of a video and the Earth Magnificant. Sisters took turns to lead the members into deeper communion with nature and be grateful for all its gifts, based on Laudato Si’. Each sister promised to protect and care for our Mother Earth as they tied ribbons, symbolizing our friendship with nature.

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Helen Blodgett, SCN

Helen Blodgett, SCN, 71, was born in Danbury, CT. She died May 22, 2020 in Danbury, CT. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 43 years.

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Blessings on Memorial Day

Blessings on Memorial Day

Sister Ann Whittaker and Sister Anne Marie O’Shea laid flowers at the graves of their fellow Sisters of Charity of Nazareth buried at Calvary Cemetery in Brockton, Massachusetts.

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The birds that call Nazareth home

The birds that call Nazareth home

Pope Francis said in Laudato Si’, “The very flowers of the field and the birds which his human eyes contemplated and admired are now imbued with his radiant presence.” Nazareth is home to over 100 bird species and counting. This week as we celebrate Laudato Si’, bird surveyor Jennifer Snyder takes us on a tour of Nazareth’s habitat and introduces us to some of the birds that call Nazareth home.

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Video from Nazareth Academy, Gaya

Video from Nazareth Academy, Gaya

‘Every Cloud has a Silver Lining’ – A beautiful video message for everyone during these difficult times prepared by the students of Nazareth Academy, Gaya.

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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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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.

Old St. Theresa Academy of Rhodelia — Gone but not forgotten

By Rev. Ronald Knott My Aug. 20, 2015, post about the dedication of the statue of Mother Catherine Spalding at the Cathedral and my connection to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth triggered quite a few more memories. Father Bob Ray and I are from the oldest Catholic...

Sister Wilma, 50 years of service

Sister Wilma Ross, who has faithfully served St. Ladislas Catholic Church and the South Side of Columbus for five decades, will retire at the end of the year.

Statement on gun violence

The most recent gun violence in Parkland, FL, reaffirms that America has a gun violence epidemic and gun violence is a complex issue with many areas of it needing to be addressed. We stand with many who grieve these deaths, pray with these families and work to support policies that reduce death and injury from gun violence.

Future of Charity — Ministry Teaches Us

Sister Carlette Gentle, SCN, wrote the following for the Future of Charity blog. The group consists of newer vowed members or women in formation with religious congregations from the Sisters of Charity Federation, comprised of 12 unique congregations who recognize...

Sisters in Musunuru bless expectant mothers

The purpose of this unique program is to bring down maternal and infant mortality rates to zero.

Two sisters part of 12 home builds

These women continue to be ambassadors in their communities as they share their stories about the beautiful people they have met in Belize and how their hearts are filled with love each time they immerse themselves working alongside volunteers and home recipients year after year.

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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