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...
An afternoon with Mother Catherine at St. Thomas

An afternoon with Mother Catherine at St. Thomas

A group of Associates and SCNA candidates gathered at St. Thomas in Kentucky for an afternoon with Mother Catherine. They took a tour of the log house, the church, and hiked to the springhouse. Sister Maria Vincent Brocato portrayed Mother Catherine and talked about...
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.
On strike: migrant workers on visa program claim unfair pay

On strike: migrant workers on visa program claim unfair pay

Felix Garza, SCNA, of the National Farm Worker Ministry shares the following story from Ohio Valley ReSource. Workers on a tobacco farm in Garrard County, Kentucky, are entering the third week of a strike over claims that they have not received the pay guaranteed by a...
Young associates bring new perspective

Young associates bring new perspective

On the first weekend of October, eight young adults gathered with Charity Alive facilitators SCNs Luke Boiarski and Nancy Gerth at Nazareth, Kentucky, for visioning and planning for the future of Charity Alive. The make-up of the group covered the spectrum – from a...
SCN Associate weekend in Botswana

SCN Associate weekend in Botswana

SCNs and Associates gathered at Metsimotlhabe for the Associate workshop cum celebration of St. Vincent ‘s Feast on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. This was also the second formation day for the new batch of Associate candidates. They had very inspiring and...
SCNAs Make First Commitment in Mokama, India

SCNAs Make First Commitment in Mokama, India

Four SCNA candidates Anjani Kumari, Ashok Kumar, Joseph Rajendra and Nirmala Virendra made their First Commitment for one year as SCNAs during the morning Eucharistic celebration at Mokama chapel on Sept. 27, 2017, the auspicious feast day of St. Vincent de Paul. Many...
SCNA Candidates meet in Patna

SCNA Candidates meet in Patna

In preparation for the feast of St. Vincent de Paul, Jane Karakunnel, SCN, invited 12 women from different parishes in Patna who expressed their desire to become SCNA candidates to the SCN Provincial House for prayer, reflection and sharing on Sept. 24, 2017. Only six...
Charity Friendship Retreat & Workshop

Charity Friendship Retreat & Workshop

More info and registration here. The Federation Grassroots Committee invites Sisters, Associates, and affiliates to attend Charity Friendship: Deepening Our Relationships through Contemplative Conversations. The retreat will take place Oct. 15-20, followed by the...
Associates join Presentation Academy on mission trip

Associates join Presentation Academy on mission trip

In early April, SCN Associates Joetta Davis and Mary Gene Frank with SCNs Nancy Gerth and Maria Vincent Brocato accompanied eighteen Presentation Academy girls on a Spring Mission Trip to Appalachia. While there for four days they accomplished a variety of tasks in...