Harp ensemble performs at Nazareth

Harp ensemble performs at Nazareth

On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 12 a harp ensemble played Christmas music for the Sisters and Associates at Nazareth. The group was led by Lorinda Jones, who has a passion for Kentucky roots music, which has led her to a career as a music therapist, music educator,...
Sister Anastasia Chernitsky: An Interview

Sister Anastasia Chernitsky: An Interview

Born the tenth child to Mary Elizabeth (Radachy) Chernitsky and Mathew August Chernitsky on Dec. 31, 1933, on the eve of her dear Mother’s birthday. Sister Anastasia said she was privileged to have an annual celebration with her mother. Sister Anastasia relates that...
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...
Celebrating 400 Years of the Vincentian Charism

Celebrating 400 Years of the Vincentian Charism

The Vincentian Family is invited to participate in a program presented by Maria Pilar Lopez, DC, concerning “The Prophetic Dimension of the Vincentian Charism in Light of the Social Doctrine of the Church.” The eight-part series includes a brief slide presentation...
Kenya update – Diocese of Malindi

Kenya update – Diocese of Malindi

From Sister Sangeeta Hello to you from the beaches of the country of Kenya! Part of the coast is so lush with coconut palms and forest area while the other side is so arid and dry with water scarcity. The last leg of our exploration was in the diocese of Malindi by...
Second Sunday in Advent

Second Sunday in Advent

The liturgy for the Second Sunday in Advent was webcast from St. Vincent Church at Nazareth, Kentucky today. You may view the archived video...
A Christmas contest from your friends at OMA

A Christmas contest from your friends at OMA

Merry Christmas from the Office of Mission Advancement Can you correctly guess who from the OMA department drew the Christmas cards below? Whoever submits the most correct answers will be entered into a drawing to win this Christmas gift basket! *If you are using a...
Time spent at the diocese of NGong

Time spent at the diocese of NGong

From Sister Sangeeta: Here is a short write up and pictures of our time in the diocese of NGong from the 4th to the 6th. NGong is truly a difficult mission territory with lots of unmet needs. The people struggle with the water scarcity and to have the basic needs met....
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...
Sister Anne Elizabeth Elampalathottiyil: An Interview

Sister Anne Elizabeth Elampalathottiyil: An Interview

Born to Abraham Chirackapurayidom and Eli (Alanickal) Abraham on February 1, 1936 at Pazhivithanam village and parish in Kottayam district, Kerala, I, Annakutty, am the fourth child of seven children. I had five brothers. In chronological order, they are Kochettan...
Catalina’s story – an update

Catalina’s story – an update

We first met Catalina and her family when they were featured in a video at the SCN Join the Journey Luncheon in 2015. Catalina was married at the young age of 16 years and has four lovely children-Stephany, 19, Ronaldo, 11, Sherlene, 9, Yadira, 7. Throughout...
Inspired for a life of service

Inspired for a life of service

Friends Embrace SCN Charism TaNaá Davis and Andreiona Williams have known each other since the sixth grade. They were instant friends and have remained close since then. So much so, that they complete each other’s sentences and burst out with laughter when a simple...
SCN Foundation Day

SCN Foundation Day

Massachusetts SCNs & SCNAs gathered to celebrate Foundation Day on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Catherine Spalding House in Brockton. Mary Elizabeth Miller gave a wonderful update on SCN news & spent time informally sharing. Shirley Howe led a beautiful prayer...
Charity Federation gathering – June 2019

Charity Federation gathering – June 2019

As we look forward to a new year and all that it will offer us, we want to share wonderful news with you. The Sisters of Charity Federation will hold its first Assembly of the Whole from June 13-16, 2019 in Chicago. Mark your calendars now and save the dates! —...
Sisters create wonderful crafts for Christmas

Sisters create wonderful crafts for Christmas

Here are some of the creations from the most recent activity for the Sisters at Nazareth. Some made the snowmen and allowed them to be sold in the mini-shop. They were a big hit and didn’t last long. Others couldn’t let their new little creation go. Watch the video...
Sustainability Initiatives Update

Sustainability Initiatives Update

SCNs were able to attend one of two sessions at the Motherhouse Campus, Nazareth, Kentucky, to learn more about the sustainability initiatives taking place across the Congregation. Carolyn Cromer, the director of ecological sustainability, shared a number of steps...
Charity Alive visit Nazareth

Charity Alive visit Nazareth

Several members of Charity Alive spent the weekend at Nazareth for their biannual meeting. They enjoyed their accommodations in the Volunteer House where they gathered for prayer, planning, and support. Their service project of choice was decorating several Christmas...