Belize City Associates give to seniors

Belize City Associates give to seniors

The Belize City SCNAs along with Sister Beverly Hoffman came together recently to package small gift bags of basic toiletries and fresh fruit to give to senior residents of Sr. Cecilia Home. The group went and sang Christmas Carols and interacted with the Seniors as...
Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future

Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future

On October 13-15th, 16 SCNAs from Belize City and Dangriga, Belize gathered at SCN Center in Belize City to participate in their annual retreat. The theme was “Open to God’s Action as we Journey into the Future”. The weekend provided input sessions...
LIFE celebrated senior day

LIFE celebrated senior day

On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 LIFE celebrated senior day under the theme “Stepping into the future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions, and Participation of Older Persons in Society” at St. Martin’s De Porres Church in Belize City. Several seniors came out...
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...
‘Pres Girls’ volunteer with Sisters in Belize

‘Pres Girls’ volunteer with Sisters in Belize

Volunteers from Presentation Academy in Louisville, Kentucky, joined the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Belize for a volunteer immersion experience. The group returned to a home built by the SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program four years ago. They finished painting...
SCN Volunteers

SCN Volunteers

“Arrived in Belize City on Saturday morning safe and sound, as the young women were filled with enthusiasm, as we begin our Mission experience. On Sunday, we were treated to a wonderful Belizean meal with Sister Amina Bejos’s family in San Ignacio....
Students collect sandals for Belize

Students collect sandals for Belize

At the request of the mission committee at Vincentian Academy High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sister Luke Boiarski visited the school in March of 2017. She shared with the students about the volunteer ministry program and how they can become involved. As a...
Transitions lead to transformation

Transitions lead to transformation

Read more on Future of Charity Sister Judy Donohue During Palm Sunday weekend, my sister Margaret, visited me during my mission time in Belize City, Central America. When I became impatient waiting on an event, she would then sing me this song: “Have patience, have...
Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Friends and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined Sr. Maggie Cooper, SCN (fourth from right) to bid her farewell at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Christopher Glancy, CSV at the home of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on April 27. From The Christian Herald, May 2017 A...
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...
Report on hurricane repairs from Catholic Public Schools, Belize

Report on hurricane repairs from Catholic Public Schools, Belize

“As Hurricane Earl moved inevitably toward Belize in early August, some Catholic schools as designated hurricane shelters were being prepared to receive those who had to evacuate their homes which were inadequate to weather the storm. Earl hit bringing high...
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...