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...
Transforming Society

Transforming Society

One step at a time in Musunuru The lush green trees on the campus of Nazareth Preranalaya, Musunuru provide a refreshing oasis in this small hamlet spread over eight and a half square miles. With its average weather in summer between 105 to 108 degrees Fahrenheit,...
SCNs support DREAMers

SCNs support DREAMers

We, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, recall God’s challenge to remember that we were all once strangers in a foreign land (Exodus 22:21) and as Christians have chosen to follow Jesus’ way of welcoming “the stranger” (Matthew 35:25). We strongly support the Deferred...
Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth present this very special collection of songs from Sister Pat Haley. Sister Pat has selected nine gospel and spirituals to sing on this album recorded in Nazareth, Kentucky, at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Enjoy and be sure to share...
Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the storms, and flooding in Texas. We pray for all those who have lost their homes or suffered damage. We also pray for the safety of those responding with rescue and relief efforts. May the coming days witness...
Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

The Saint Mary’s Center softball team, the Rockets, that Kitty Wilson, SCN, left, helps coach, are seen here with players proudly displaying the ribbon each received at the end of the regional tournament held in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, Aug. 25. These...
One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

The sun was rising on an early March morning in 2016, and Rosemarie Merrill was in the driveway, getting ready to leave for the long trek from Durant, Mississippi, to her home near Boston. She had been visiting her sister, Sr. Paula Merrill, a member of the Sisters of...
Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas | From the Future of Charity blog Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a...
Eclipse of the sun passes over Nazareth

Eclipse of the sun passes over Nazareth

On Aug. 21, 2017, all of North America was treated to an eclipse of the sun. At Nazareth and near the path of totality in Kentucky, Sisters gathered to view the historical eclipse. Trudi Maish, SCNA, emphasized, “It was absolutely mind-blowing and in the same breath...
Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

By Sister Malini Manjaly for Matters India / View more photos. Goalpara: The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have come to the aid of people in ten villages reeling under the flood fury in Bihar’s Madhepura district. Around 24,000 people live in 81 wards of 12...
The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, rooted in Gospel nonviolence and the call to “love our neighbor as our self” (Matthew12:31) find racism an offense against God. We pray with those who are victims and for those who are in need of awakening to a love that honors...