A gift of hope

A gift of hope

Gerry and Susan Hope met on a blind date. Susan was the co-captain of the basketball team at Presentation Academy in Louisville, Kentucky at the time and Gerry was a student at Saint X High School. Looking back now on their 50 years of marriage, they recall their...
Time and space apart

Time and space apart

Nazareth Retreat Center – Kentucky In the midst of the chaos of life, everyone needs time and space apart occasionally to rediscover God’s presence. Nazareth Retreat Center offers space and opportunities for spiritual reflection in a holistic approach which...
Open doors for immigrant families

Open doors for immigrant families

Doors to Hope – Louisville, Kentucky Doors to Hope opens learning opportunities, encourages community involvement and engages in advocacy for women and immigrant families in south-central Louisville, Kentucky. This ministry offers classes in GED preparation and...
A chance to experience God’s peace

A chance to experience God’s peace

Camp Maria, Maryland Camp Maria Retreat and Conference Center in southern Maryland offers children and adults the chance to experience God’s peace on the beauty of Breton Bay. Camp Maria strives to provide an atmosphere of prayer, hospitality and simplicity in a...
Sangeeta’s life was changed

Sangeeta’s life was changed

Nazareth Social Work Center – Sokho Young women, like Sangeeta, learn skills, find employment and support themselves and their families through the Nazareth Social Work Center in Sokho, India. The Center works to empower women and rural communities through...
Reaching out to 50 villages

Reaching out to 50 villages

Navjyoti Social Center – Shapur, India Sisters in Shapur, India support tribal women and youth in 50 surrounding villages. A flood in 2008 drastically impacted the livelihood of residents of this area. Sisters responded by providing flood relief services such as...
Educating a growing student population

Educating a growing student population

Navjyoti School – Surkhet Navjyoti School in Surkhet, Nepal was founded in 2007. At that time, there was no school building, so classes were conducted in the training center. As the student body grew in number, a new school building was constructed to...
A chance to earn a living

A chance to earn a living

Migrant Workers Ministry (Anakkampoil, Kerala) There are 4 million migrant workers in Kerala in southern India. They mostly come from the northern states of India for employment opportunities. Many work in construction, plywood, timber, textile factories, restaurants...
Interventions for a better life

Interventions for a better life

Social Work Center (Kakkavayal, Kerala) In southern India, Sisters Beena and Joicy improve the lives of women, children and the tribal population by providing legal and social work services. They help address issues of domestic violence, child protection, workplace...
Shine your light

Shine your light

It is difficult for sunlight to penetrate the narrow alleys of the Delhi slums in India. Life in one such slum, Seelampur, is neither easy nor healthy. The average family earns approximately $50 a month, primarily by salvaging copper from old electrical wires....

Memorials and Honoraries

July 1, 2017 – Sept. 27, 2017 PRINT THIS LIST AS A PDF — MEMORIALS DONALD ADAMS Karla Adams JANE AMSHOFF Diane Pharo, SCN Eileen Mary Meyer, SCN Katrina Kargl Tom and Sue Kargl CATHERINE ARNOLD, SCN Suzanne Reasbeck EUNICE ANN ARNOLD, SCN Fred Arnold Jean Sigman...

Memorials and Honoraries

April 1, 2017 – June 30, 2017 PRINT THIS LIST AS A PDF — MEMORIALS MARY CAROLYN ABELL, SCN James D. Abell SARA ANN ABELL, SCN John and Susan O’Nan ALICE ADAMS, SCN R.B and Peggy Adams MARGARET ADAMS Lorraine Ruday NORMA ALEXANDER Anne McNeil EDNA JEAN AREHART,...
Vincentian Academy inspires students to achieve academic success

Vincentian Academy inspires students to achieve academic success

Da’Jere Wallace doesn’t take his education for granted. He is an honor student at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh and a recipient of the Founders Award Scholarship which makes it possible for him to attend the Academy. In the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of...

Memorials and Honoraries

Jan. 01, 2017 – March 31, 2017 PRINT THIS LIST AS A PDF — MEMORIALS ALBERTA ABELL, SCN Loretta A. Taylor PAULINE ABELL, SCN Loretta A. Taylor SARA ANN ABELL, SCN Loretta A. Taylor ELOISE ADAMS Linda E. Dean MR. ALBERT Carol Rogers, SCN NARDINE AQUADRO, SCN Anita...
In the spirit of Lent, your support becomes a sign of hope

In the spirit of Lent, your support becomes a sign of hope

Mounika is bright, ambitious, and optimistic. She lives in Musunuru, India. To see her, one would never guess the hardships she has endured. Her mother married at a young age and endured years of spousal abuse that became so intolerable that she left home with her two...

Memorials and Honoraries

Sept. 01, 2016 – Dec. 31, 2016 PRINT THIS LIST AS A PDF — MEMORIALS ALBERTA ABELL, SCN Loretta Taylor Quintin\Mary Wood PAULINE ABELL, SCN Loretta Taylor Quintin\Mary Wood SARA ANN ABELL, SCN Loretta Taylor Quintin\Mary Wood J. Michael\Marita Cohen ELIZABETH...
Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

What are you doing with that piece of straw? The bright-eyed child answered solemnly, “I am making a bed for Baby Jesus. Each time I do something kind for someone or say some prayers, I put a straw in the manger. When I do little things with love it makes the hard bed...
Friend and supporter

Friend and supporter

Joan DeVillez is a graduate of Nazareth College and a long-time friend and supporter of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Joan lived and volunteered with the Sisters in India and witnessed the impact of SCN ministries. Joan is a valued partner in the world-wide...
The Mangeot Family

The Mangeot Family

Why they give Mike and Denise Mangeot and their children Adam, Ava and Anna have been faithful donors to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for 20 years. Denise is an active member of the Development Advisory Committee, the Join the Journey Committee, and has served...