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.
Sister Mary Reisz has collected leaves from the Nazareth campus as and has them displayed in Carrico Hall for the Sisters residing there. It is just another small way to brighten up community life in the Motherhouse.
The students of Marian Preschool celebrated Fruits Day on October 21, 2019. The Preschool children brought various types of fruits and distributed them to the staff and students in the school.
“It may prove difficult for you to keep silence on retreat at Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, for there are simply far too many kind and interesting people living and working and going on retreat here who may want to share a meal or a conversation with you while you are here.”
St. Vincent Matriculation Higher Secondary School observed World Food Day. Over 1,000 students and their teachers brought “extra” food to share with their “neighbors” – classmates, friends and everyone around.
Maurice Wayda, SCN, died peacefully at the Vincentian Home on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the age of 94.
Reporter’s notebook on the sisters of Holmes County, Mississippi
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.
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.
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.
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.