A Path Forward

In front of a home on Cedar Street in West Louisville, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced a $2.5 million dollar investment in the Louisville Urban League and its “A Path Forward for Louisville” work.

Sisters respond to the needs of COVID-19 patients

Three Tertians of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth share their life and mission in responding to the needs of COVID-19 patients at Nazareth Hospital, Mokama.

Cicada spotting at Nazareth

Millions of Brood X cicadas are emerging across the United States. The first cicada sighting at Nazareth has occurred. Sister Kelly O’Mahony shares this shot taken on May 29, 2021. Have you spotted your first cicada yet?

Ambitious vaccination drive begins

Sister Jessie Saldanha is helping to coordinate an ambitious vaccination clinic in Karnataka. As head of the department of pharmacy, Sister Jessie and her staff at the St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, along with the leadership of the Community Health Department medical fraternity, assisted in coordinating the vaccination drive in the light of the wave of COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging India.

Sisters volunteer with COVID patients

Sisters Hema Santhosa, Prashanti Mandapati, Alisha Anthony daringly volunteered to give their service to the COVID-19 affected patients for a week in St. Philomena and St. Martha Hospitals respectively. They were deeply touched by the experience. They share the following reflections.

Vows taken in Mokama

On May 22, 2021, at Nazareth Convent in Mokama, Sisters made commitments to their sacred religious vows, entering into a process of living out the values of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in lives based on poverty, chastity, and obedience.

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Advocating for Earth

Advocating for Earth

On June 16, Brenda Gonzales, SCN, was among the many constituents who participated in a virtual visit with Congressman Brett Guthrie’s office. His aide, Elaina, met with the group. 

A Path Forward

A Path Forward

In front of a home on Cedar Street in West Louisville, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced a $2.5 million dollar investment in the Louisville Urban League and its “A Path Forward for Louisville” work.

Welcome Patrick and Sean

Welcome Patrick and Sean

Two summer volunteers, Sean Sullivan (right) and Patrick Dooley (left), who are recent graduates from the University of New Haven in Connecticut, are living on campus and serving through the Lay Mission Volunteer Program.

Sister Luke teams with young artist for mural

Sister Luke teams with young artist for mural

Sister Luke teamed up with a young artist, Kaema Ansera, to create a mural that will grace the front wall of the home. It is the Women in Circle logo, made up of eight hands in a circle. Last night they began the process of outlining the design with the use of a projector. The paint will come next. Stay tuned to see how it turns out!

SCNAs come together in Belize

SCNAs come together in Belize

After a year off, the SCNAs in Dangriga finally came out to be together. Sister Carlette travelled down to Dangriga this weekend to meet with the SCNAs.

Seed swap

Seed swap

Gardeners at Nazareth’s Community Garden participated in a seed swap to share seeds, young plants, gardening resources, knowledge, and time in community.

Renewal of vows in Patna and Sangsay

Renewal of vows in Patna and Sangsay

Seven temporary professed Sisters, Jharna Rani Malick, Ranjita Baa, Mansuri Kujur, Monica Tudu, Nitya Toppo, Swastica Kiro, and Veronica Soren renewed their vows on June 13, 2021, at the Provincial House, Patna.

Anna Marie Rhodes, SCN

Anna Marie Rhodes, SCN, 90, (formerly Dorothy Jean) was born in Akron, OH. She died June 11, 2021, in Nazareth, Kentucky. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 70 years.

Reunion of friends

Reunion of friends

The Pittsburgh SCNs were treated to a festive luncheon by the Benedictine Sisters on Wednesday, June 9th. The party was originally scheduled around Thanksgiving of 2020 but had to be canceled due to the up surge in the virus.

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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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.

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.

Ecological Sustainability

Recognizing the interrelatedness of all creation, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s mission includes the commitment to care for Earth. Sisters are committed across the Congregation to address the destruction of natural resources and the ecological and environmental crisis.

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.

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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