Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle The suffering find a place of love and care 13 DECEMBER 2017 In Metsimotlhabe, a village north of the capital of Gaborone, Botswana, Sisters Sunila Erumangalathu and Vinaya Chalil administer a one-of-kind hospice for the sick called Pabalelong. It means a...
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...
A Christmas gift 💌

A Christmas gift 💌

As Christmas approaches, honor a loved one with a gift to help the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth meet their ministry needs. We thank you for the many ways you have blessed the Congregation over the years. Please know that together we are working to spread Christ’s...
Sisters prepare for Appalachian Christmas

Sisters prepare for Appalachian Christmas

Sisters Anne Magruder, Angela Hicks, Molly Thompson, Luke Boiarski, Marie Becker and SCNA candidate, Elaine Bellflowers, traveled to Kentucky Cornerstone in Beattyville, Kentucky, to assist Dora Ross for her annual Christmas event to be held on Dec. 9. For two days,...
Join the Journey 2017

Join the Journey 2017

On a beautiful afternoon in Louisville, Kentucky, friend of the Congregation, Jean West welcomed 400 attendees to Join the Journey, a luncheon for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It was an opportunity to praise and thank those supporters who have blessed the SCN...
Mission trip to Houston: faith into action

Mission trip to Houston: faith into action

Volunteers arrived safely home this week after assisting in Houston, Texas, for several days. They spent their time filling food containers for families in need as well as removing wallboard in homes so rebuilding can begin soon. View more photos and video here. The...
Sisters and small Christian communities

Sisters and small Christian communities

Most Rev. Stephen Lepcha, bishop of Darjeeling recognized the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth during his recent pastoral visit to Sangsay parish. He compared the parish to that of a family. He said that a family without parents is a broken family. So,...
The (flower) power of the Resurrection

The (flower) power of the Resurrection

Sister Tracy Kemme wrote the following reflection for Sister Marie Flowers. Read the full text of her monthly Global Sisters Report column, here. On Friday, Oct. 13, I was reading about Resurrection for my liberation theology class. The next day, I was experiencing it...
SCN Volunteers begin hurricane relief effort in Houston

SCN Volunteers begin hurricane relief effort in Houston

Above, the group begins work in the Greenbrook neighborhood. Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have arrived in Houston, Texas, late Tuesday evening to begin work. Some of the volunteers are working with St. Bernard Project (that was founded in New...
A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

Sangsay Mahila Seva Samiti (SAMS) Dairy at Bimbong in Sangsay is situated in the newly created district of Kalimpong, a hill station in the Darjeeling area of West Bengal. It is located at an altitude of 4,101 feet from the sea level. Its pristine beauty of the nature...
Room in the Inn program begins second year

Room in the Inn program begins second year

By Randy Patrick | The Kentucky Standard Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 12:47 pm Leaders hope to make ministry for homeless year-round As part of Room in the Inn, Nelson County churches last winter gave food and shelter to 54 people who might have been left out in the...
Sister Teresa meets Pope Francis

Sister Teresa meets Pope Francis

Vincentian Family members came to Rome to meet Pope Francis and commemorate their 400th anniversary. Thousands of Vincentians will participate in this meeting while seeking to deepen their charism of serving. Sister Teresa Kotturan of the Sisters of Charity of...
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...
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....
Centenarian Sisters at Nazareth

Centenarian Sisters at Nazareth

Sister Alice Teresa Wood will soon celebrate her 101st birthday on Oct. 11. Here she is pictured with two other Sisters of Charity of Nazareth centenarians, Sister John Ann Kulina to her left, 100, and Sister Evelyn Hurley to her right,...
Jubilee in Mokama

Jubilee in Mokama

Patna Province celebrated the golden jubilee of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu and the silver jubilee of SCNs Bibiana Kindo, Clementia Xalxo, Leena Padam, Meera Bilung, and Tessy Varghese in Mokama on Oct....
Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

View more photos | View video ‘Fill the world with love’ sing the Golden Jubilarians! The life and mission of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu of the past 50 years was honored by their sisters in Bangalore...
Praying for Puerto Rico

Praying for Puerto Rico

Over the years the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have taught students from Puerto Rico at several SCN high schools and colleges. These alums are part of the SCN Family. We feel very concerned about their welfare in the wake of the terrible destruction and devastation...
Event highlights green practices

Event highlights green practices

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth said during the event on Sept. 12 that they have made significant strides in developing and implementing green initiatives since they added a commitment to care for creation to their mission statement in the mid-1990s. The statement...
New SCN Book is Celebrated

New SCN Book is Celebrated

Congratulations to Paschal Maria Fernicola, SCN, on the release of her new book, a vibrant account of her time in ministry in Belize. The book, “Sisters of Charity in Belize, 1975 – 2015,” has been published. Sister Paschal spent many years in Belize...