Missioning Service

Missioning Service

Western Province Provincial Mary Elizabeth Miller, SCN helped to welcome Trenton Mattingly into the SCN Family during the Missioning Ceremony held in St. Vincent Church today at Nazareth. Trenton is the Director of the Nazareth Retreat Center. The Western Province...
Check-in with Associates

Check-in with Associates

One of the current priorities of the SCNA Office is to ensure ongoing contact with Associates throughout the Western Province. With this in mind, Director Andy Meyer will be meeting with groups of Associates located in Pittsburgh, Maryland and Boston to occur during...
Louisville SCNs recap General Assembly

Louisville SCNs recap General Assembly

SCNs in the Louisville area came together recently to reflect upon the General Assembly which was held in India, May 20-June 3. Some of the Sisters were present in India, while others watched the webcasts from their homes. All felt very connected throughout the...
Watershed Watch

Watershed Watch

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth hosted a Watershed Watch workshop on July 10. Watershed Watch is a program to train volunteer “citizen scientists” to monitor water quality in creeks and rivers throughout Kentucky. Volunteers are given test kits to measure pH...
Electric Cars at Nazareth

Electric Cars at Nazareth

As SCNs move toward the goal of becoming carbon free, we are adding Electric Vehicles (EVs) to our car fleet. An Electric Vehicle charging station has been installed on campus. Earlier this week, we hosted an Electric Vehicle “Ride and Drive” event. SCNs...
Connecting at Camp Maria

Connecting at Camp Maria

Camp Maria Retreat Center hosted its first evening of “Faith, Food and Fellowship” on Monday, July 9. Sisters and Associates, enjoying vacation days at Camp, were there to share a video presentation of our ministries in the US and around the world. They also shared...
Families belong together

Families belong together

Sisters in Pittsburgh have welcomed their first families onto campus to utilize the Stone House as temporary housing! The Honduran families will be with the Sisters until mid July. At that time another family will be coming to take up residence in the house for 3...
Nazareth Retreat Center welcomes new director

Nazareth Retreat Center welcomes new director

Trenton Mattingly, who was hired in the spring as the new director for the Nazareth Retreat Center, began in ministry July 2. He spent that first day in Louisville on a tour of the Archdiocesan History Center and the Cathedral of the Assumption, and a visit to the...
Independence Day celebrated

Independence Day celebrated

Sisters in Louisville (including Margaret Lillian Davenport, SCN, in photo) along with Community Service employees, gathered together to enjoy a celebration for Independence Day.
Nazareth Food Drive

Nazareth Food Drive

The Nazareth Food Drive collected 842 items and the Sisters gave a monetary donation for St. Vincent DePaul Bread For Life Community Food Pantry in Bardstown. Thanks to the Food Drive Committee (Trina Loader, Margaret Mattingly, Sister Louise Smith, Dianne Smith,...
Keep Families Together

Keep Families Together

Sisters and Associates participated in the Rally to Keep Families Together held Saturday, June 30, 2018 in downtown Louisville. Left to right in photo: Ashley Carlisle, (friend of Julie Driscoll, SCN) Sister Julie and Joetta Venneman. SCNAs Jo Ann Paulin and Betty...
Rally in Louisville

Rally in Louisville

SCNs participated in a rally today, held across from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Louisville. The group demanded an end to the tearing apart of families and the inhumane treatment of...
Guilty plea in deaths

Guilty plea in deaths

Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today in the deaths of Paula Merrill, SCN, and Margaret Held, SSSF, and was sentenced to life without parole. District Attorney, Akillie Malone-Oliver said the decision takes into consideration that Sisters...
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Jo Carter, SCNA, carried the flag for Mass on Memorial Day. She was joined by a gentleman who also served in Vietnam.
Poor People’s Campaign

Poor People’s Campaign

Tess Browne, SCN, participated in the Poor People’s Campaign in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign is a six-week period of activism and nonviolent civil disobedience demanding a shift of political attention to address issues of poverty,...
Travel to General Assembly

Travel to General Assembly

Five SCNs received a blessing from all those present at the Saturday evening liturgy in Pittsburgh as they prepare to travel to the General Assembly. Sisters Alice, Camille, Anne, Tonya and Denise will be leaving in the next few...
Sister Camille receives honor from LaRoche College

Sister Camille receives honor from LaRoche College

Camille Panich, SCN, was honored April 20 as a Distinguished Alumni Circle Award Recipient of LaRoche College. She is pictured receiving her award along with the President of the College, Sister Candace Introcaso, CDP, Ph.D. Sister Camille ’73, Ed.D., M.Ed., has held...
Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

Sisters and other SCN Family members participated in the Louisville Earth walk Saturday morning at Iroquois Park. The event’s goal is to celebrate the planet and raise awareness about ways members of the community can take steps to create a more sustainable city. In...
SCNs create signs of support

SCNs create signs of support

Sisters gathered in Louisville on April 19 for pizza and sign making for the upcoming immigrant and refugee vigils. The vigils will be held on April 24 and May 8 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. on the sidewalk outside Nazareth Home in Louisville. Bad weather will move the...
Vigil held for immigrants & refugees

Vigil held for immigrants & refugees

Yesterday afternoon, as hundreds of cars drove by, a group of 15 SCNs, Associates and friends gathered along the entrance to Nazareth Campus. The group held signs offering prayerful support for immigrants and refugees. The signs read “Compassion for...

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