In India today, a blessing took place at the new convent in Kallanode. Bridget Kappalumakal, SCN, shares regular updates of the building process.
With a long-term solar panel project in phase two, Presentation Academy is taking concrete steps to care for the environment — something the close to 200-year-old school has always been passionate about.
Nine volunteers from Connecticut, Kentucky, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Ohio spent four days preparing and painting the corridors of St. John Central Academy in Bellaire, Ohio. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have an outstanding legacy of teaching there as well as other schools in the Ohio Valley.
Belize City SCNAs collaborate to serve those living in poverty due to COVID-19.
For Sisters Anne Marie O’Shea and Ann Whittaker in Brockton, Massachusetts, the practice of gardening has provided a powerful avenue for community and peacebuilding. In line with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s goal to grow a more locally-grown plant-based diet and to grow more kitchen gardens, Sister Anne Marie and Sister Ann share how their community motivated them to garden and how their garden allows them to live more sustainably.
Sister Vinaya Chalil and Sister Philomina Hembrom are pictured here with members of the Association of Sisterhood in Kenya. The Association of Sisterhood in Kenya is well organized at the national level. The National AOSK organizes various programs for the Sisters including interreligious formation programs. The organization functions at the Diocese and Denary levels.
Sister Carolyn Wilson was honored today for her years of service as director of transportation. SCNs and friends who were gathered for Mass in St. Vincent Church raised their hands in blessing.
The second batch of retreatants in Bangalore Province, 12 in all, concluded the “Contemplative Engagement Retreat on SCN Constitutions- Conversion in a Community Of Mission” on July 20, at Chandapura. They are grateful for all the prayerful support during their five-day retreat.
Prem Ashray operated by the Jaan Foundation in collaboration with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, one of the buildings of the Catherine Spalding Center in Ranchi was host to COVID-19 relief. The Ranchi Archdiocese continued its works of mercy during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected all sections of society. At the SCN site, near the Ranchi Railway station area, dry rations were distributed to over 100 workers of the railway station.
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.
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.
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.