Join us for the Easter Triduum live from Nazareth

Please join us live from St. Vincent de Paul Church in Nazareth, Kentucky, via webcast for the Easter Triduum Masses and prayer service.

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.


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.


Mask making in Musunuru

Mask making in Musunuru

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Musunuru along with the staff stitched about 100 masks and distributed them on March 31 to the MPDO Office for the Jagananna volunteers, Asha workers, and health workers who are working strenuously for the welfare of the people in this vast vicinity.

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Dharuhera during lockdown days

Dharuhera during lockdown days

Sisters Manisha Azhakathu, Agnes Tudu, and Seeli Chinnarani have been busy looking after the girls inside the safe haven of Asha Kiran, the shelter home for children at Dharuhera, Haryana, India.

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Food distribution

Food distribution

Sister Premila Parakatt is in Mumbai. There she has been involved in distributing food packets to those in need.

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Green lights at Nazareth Villages

Green lights at Nazareth Villages

Nazareth Villages is honoring those who have lost their battle and those fighting Coronavirus in Kentucky and around the world. In Kentucky green lights at homes and businesses indicate hope and solidarity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Memorials and Honoraries

Gifts to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in memory or in honor of others for the period of Jan. 1, 2020 – March 31, 2020.

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The Journey Magazine

Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.


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.


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.

Volunteers return from Crow Reservation

“Our SCN lay mission volunteers returned home last night from a week of service on the Crow Reservation in Pryor, Montana. Our hearts are filled with many images ranging from the big blue sky surrounded by the Mountains to the beautiful faces of the Crow people.”

Young associates bring new perspective

The group, indeed, created great energy and ideas for leadership, activities and inviting new members. They are excited to carry forth the charism of charity and the spirit of Catherine Spalding.

Health camp in Nepal for seniors

Sisters in Surkhet, Nepal, conducted a health camp for seniors on the occassion of Senior Citizen's Day. Doctors from Surkhet District Hospital along with Navjyoti Mobile Health Team collaborated to carry out the health camp. Almost 300 Senior Citizens were examined...

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.

Lenten Appeal

The Lenten Season calls us to fast, to pray and to give alms so that we become more like Christ.

Sisters march for women

To uplift, center and to focus on ways in which gender discrimination intersects with other forms of institutional oppression.

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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