Faith Group – Followers of Catherine

Faith Group – Followers of Catherine

By Jo Ann Paulin Our Faith group that meets at Nazareth on the third Sunday of each month in the meeting room behind the front desk in O’Connell Hall had dinner at Old Talbott Tavern after Mass December 10. We rejoiced that we had time together before Christmas. At...
Associates make recommitment

Associates make recommitment

Associates and Sisters attended the three year recommitment of Brad Hilgert and Andy Meyer at Nazareth Home in Louisville on the Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception. It was wonderful to celebrate this service with the Sisters and residents...
Mother Catherine’s Stone in St. Vincent Church

Mother Catherine’s Stone in St. Vincent Church

Two of the men who care for the grounds at Nazareth, Ray Ralston and Jerry Hurst, cleaned to a sparkling white the marble plaque that has marked Mother Catherine Spalding’s grave since 1858. On December 5, 2017, the plaque and the stone on which it rests were placed...
SCNA Renewals in Chattanooga

SCNA Renewals in Chattanooga

Director of the SCN Associate Program Jo Ann Paulin, traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee this week to hold a Commitment Renewal Ceremony for Associates in the area.
Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy celebrated its 85th Anniversary this week with an Anniversary Gala held at the Le Mont Restaurant in Pittsburgh. Many SCNs attended the event. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth received the Women of Courage Award. Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller...
Helen Blodgett, SCN Renewal of Vows

Helen Blodgett, SCN Renewal of Vows

Friends and family gathered with Helen Blodgett, SCN, in Philadelphia to celebrate her Renewal of Vows on her 40th anniversary. Congratulations Sister Helen! In photo: (from right) Sister Helen’s great nice Brieanna, her in-law Julie, Sister Helen, and...
Sister Laurine inducted into Hall of Fame

Sister Laurine inducted into Hall of Fame

Congratulations to 2017 Memphis Catholic Hall of Fame inductee Laurine Dichtel, SCN!  The Memphis Catholic High School Hall of Fame, initiated in 2011, honors graduates, teachers, and notable supporters. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals associated with Catholic...
CPR training at Vincentian Academy

CPR training at Vincentian Academy

“Start the Heart” training center provided education and training for 22 faculty members of Vincentian Academy, including school Principal Rita Canton. Faculty members learned about the importance of CPR and the value in having their school prepared for a...
Celebrating her life

Celebrating her life

On Friday October 27, 2017, 12 Sisters gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Marie Flowers, SCN. Since Sister Marie was always the one to create and plan the fun, the group gathered at Ten Pin bowling for a night of fun in her honor. Even though she is not...
Jubilee Schools’ Day of Caring & Retreat

Jubilee Schools’ Day of Caring & Retreat

Kristi Baird, President of Jubilee Schools Network and Betty Fracchia, SCN along with Pat Crivelli, SCNA and Catherine Mensi, SCNA planned a Day of Caring and Retreat for the nine Jubilee School Principals. The morning consisted of delivering meals through the...
Visit with Senator McConnell’s aide

Visit with Senator McConnell’s aide

On October 20, Julie Driscoll, SCN; Joetta Venneman; and Agnes Coveney, OSU went to visit Senator Mitch McConnell’s office in downtown Louisville regarding The DREAM Act of 2017 (S. 1615). The group met with Senator McConnell’s aide, Andrew. Andrew spoke...
Oktoberfest at St. Louise Convent

Oktoberfest at St. Louise Convent

Oktoberfest was celebrated at St. Louise convent on October 15 with German foods, music by a strolling musician in a Tyrolian hat and Lederhosen and of course German beer. The music even got the Sisters on their feet dancing....
Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future

Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future

On October 13-15th, 16 SCNAs from Belize City and Dangriga, Belize gathered at SCN Center in Belize City to participate in their annual retreat. The theme was “Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future”. The weekend provided input sessions...
Setting a Place for My Sister

Setting a Place for My Sister

Sisters Place held its annual breakfast, “Setting a Place for My Sister,” on Friday, October 6. The fundraising breakfast also included raffle baskets and other items for silent auction. Several SCNs were able to attend in support of this shared ministry...
And to care for the earth

And to care for the earth

Director of Ecological Sustainability Carolyn Cromer is working with the Grounds Committee and others to bring back native plants to Nazareth Campus. This effort is part of an overall commitment to the Community’s goals for sustainability, caring for the Earth,...
Children participate in blessing

Children participate in blessing

SCNs in Pittsburgh invited children from the nearby Vincentian Child Development Center to have their stuffed animals blessed by Fr. David on St. Francis Feast day.
Group visits former SCN school

Group visits former SCN school

SCNs Dorothy Jackson, Susan Kilb, and Judy Raley along with SCNAs Carol and Steve Newton visited the building in Dayton, TN which housed St. Genevieve School opened by the SCNs in 1891. The building now serves as a...