SCN scholarship changes a life

SCN scholarship changes a life

Originally published in The Journey magazine Vol. I, 2017 SCN Bicentennial scholarship recipient A smiling young woman, Jennifer Carprio, received a life-changing award, Barbara Flores, SCN, presented her with a scholarship, as her grade school principal, one of many...
What mothers do

What mothers do

Improving the quality of life of seniors living in the Southside of Belize City is Sister Carlette Gentle’s mission (pictured above, middle). She recently shared the touching story of one woman that she helps. “I have been helping a mother and her daughter...
Entrance to pre-candidacy in Belize

Entrance to pre-candidacy in Belize

On Friday Sisters in Belize joined Elisa Rodriguez (second from the right) in a small prayer service to officially welcome her to the pre-candidacy program. This means that Elisa is now officially discerning with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Belize. Please...
After hurricane, concerns focus on students

After hurricane, concerns focus on students

DONATE NOW Hurricane Earl, which made landfall south of Belize City just after being upgraded to a Category 1 Hurricane last Thursday, August 4, 2016, resulted in major flooding in the central and coastal areas of Belize. Belize City and surrounding villages were...
Hurricane reaches Belize

Hurricane reaches Belize

MAKE A DONATION Storm brings flooding to Caribbean coastline Please pray for the people of Belize. Hurricane Earl has made landfall on the coast of Belize, bringing destructive winds and flooding rain. Residents of Belize City and other coastal communities were...
Inspiration Grows in Belize

Inspiration Grows in Belize

Inspiration Grows in Belize Beverly Hoffman, SCN, smiles as she remembers the progress of children with disabilities with whom she has worked as a physical therapist in Belize over the past 14 years. Many of these children are now integrated into society and have a...
Belize Retreat

Belize Retreat

The Belize City sisters held a retreat this last weekend under the theme of “love one another as I have loved you.” The day started off with a welcome, overview and icebreaker by Barbara Flores, SCN. Maggie Cooper, SCN, then broke open the Sunday Gospel by...
Sisters in Ministry: Belize

Sisters in Ministry: Belize

Sisters in Belize Since 1974, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been a friend to the people of Belize. From The Journey, Vol. II, 2015 In the quiet village of San Antonio, located in the Toledo District of Belize, Central America, a family awaits their guests....
National Catholic Teachers’ Convention 2016

National Catholic Teachers’ Convention 2016

From Barbara Flores | More photos As a direct response to the urgent call of Pope Francis through his encyclical “Laudato Si” and his declaration of the Year of Mercy 1,377 Catholic Primary school teachers, along with school managers, school leaders and  22 workshop...
SCN Volunteers in Belize

SCN Volunteers in Belize

Volunteers with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been working in Belize since Monday, Feb.8, 2016. They were warmly greeted by Joe Barrs of Camalote Camp. The volunteers are working in close proximity of the camp. Four volunteers are a assisting a family in...
Lenten Appeal

Lenten Appeal

Lenten Appeal The Lenten Season calls us to fast, to pray and to give alms so that we become more like Christ. As Lent leads us to Easter, we are reminded that signs of hope and new life always abound and surround us. As the Season of Lent approaches, we recall that...
Living Independently in Full Existence officially opens

Living Independently in Full Existence officially opens

Congratulations to Carlette Gentle, SCN, on the official opening of LIFE ministry for the elderly in Belize City and blessing of the van provided by generous donors to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Sisters and friends gathered together for the grand...
Sisters host six young women for Advent retreat

Sisters host six young women for Advent retreat

See more photos from the retreat. At the SCN House in Belize City last weekend, six young women gathered to take part in the Advent Retreat ­ “Waiting in Hope.” These women came from Belmopan, San Lucas, Punta Gorda and Belize City. SCNs Higinia Bol,...
St. John’s Belize Immersion Trip

St. John’s Belize Immersion Trip

On Oct. 18, 12 members of St. John Francis Regis Church, in Hollywood, Maryland, along with their Pastor, Father Ray Schmidt, travelled to Belize, in Central America, and built a home for a family in need. The group was led by Sister Luke Boiarski, director of the Lay...
Volunteers working in Belize, an update from the team

Volunteers working in Belize, an update from the team

Follow the St. John’s Bill Schaefer House Mission Team throughout their SCN Lay Mission Volunteer experience in Belize on their blog: http://stjohnsmission.blog.com From Sister Luke Boiarski, Today was a long day for the Mission Team. This morning the Mission...
Volunteers building a home for a family in need

Volunteers building a home for a family in need

On Saturday, 12 volunteers from St. John’s Church in Hollywood, Maryland, along with Rev. Ray Schmidt and Sister Luke Boiarski were commissioned during the 5:00 p.m. Mass. They began their journey to Belize City, Belize, on Sunday. They will be building a home...
Vocation retreat in Belize

Vocation retreat in Belize

On Aug. 22, 2015, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Belize City were happy to welcome three life giving young women to a one day vocation retreat. The theme for the retreat was “Steps on the journey.” The women had time to look back and reflect on...