Couple simplifies to build homes for the poor

Couple simplifies to build homes for the poor

Cindy and Mark Rhonemus have been working with Sister Luke Boiarski and the volunteer program of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for many years. They have been on seven volunteer trips and to Belize for four home builds over those years. Good Life Magazine in...
Sister Higinia leads catechists in Toledo District

Sister Higinia leads catechists in Toledo District

St. Peter Claver Parish, Punta Gorda, Belize commissioned 13 catechists. After nine months of intensive training these men and women received their certificates to work in their respective village churches. These catechists came from 12 villages in the Toledo...
A home for the Ortiz family

A home for the Ortiz family

Volunteers for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth returned to Nazareth, Kentucky last week. The group was rewarded a well-earned respite after three consecutive home builds completed in Belize with varying volunteers giving of their time and talents. The last home...
Las Flores volunteers

Las Flores volunteers

Luke Boiarski, SCN, Director of the Lay Mission Volunteer Program, is leading a group of five volunteers to Las Flores, Belize. They have met up with three volunteers currently in Belize City and traveled to Las Flores. Their mission, while in Las Flores, is to build...
Home builds in Belize continue

Home builds in Belize continue

As the first home build of 2020 in Belize by SCN volunteers concludes a second begins. Ellen Sprigg says, “Blessings to Kristiana and her beautiful family! Our hearts are forever changed.” Be sure to join the Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of...
Volunteers in Belize

Volunteers in Belize

During the Liturgy held at St. Vincent de Paul Church, eight volunteers were commissioned for a home building mission trip to Belize City, Belize. There are four sisters on this trip that sponsored the home build and are dedicating it in memory of their loving...
Youth Christmas in Toledo

Youth Christmas in Toledo

Youths, around 120 of them in all from six of the villages in the Toledo District of Belize, came together to celebrate Christmas Mass at the St. Peter Claver Church, in Punta Gorda Town. The youths desired to have such a celebration so they were very much a part of...
Disability Week celebrated in Belize

Disability Week celebrated in Belize

In Belize, citizens participate in week long activities to celebrate Disability Week December 1- 7. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated Dec 3. On December 4, The Inspiration Center, where Beverly Hoffman, SCN works as a Physical Therapist,...
Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in...
Associates reach out to youth

Associates reach out to youth

Earlier in the year, Belize City Associates wanted to do an outreach program for a community with challenges. In particular to reach out to young people challenged by social ills, crime, and violence, who for the most part, are under the impression that they are...
New mission in Punta Gorda

New mission in Punta Gorda

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have opened a new mission in Punta Gorda Town in the Toledo District of Belize, Central America. The Toledo District is predominantly the home of the indigenous Mayan people. Sister Higinia Bol began her new ministry there on Sept....
Volunteers build a home in Belize

Volunteers build a home in Belize

This past week, volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, in collaboration with Hand in Hand Ministry, built a home in Belize City for Kendra and her family. The simple home was built in memory of Christin Gaston who taught at Father Andrew White School in...
International volunteers go forth

International volunteers go forth

During the Liturgy held at St. Vincent de Paul church, nine lay mission volunteers were commissioned for their upcoming service trips both to Belize and Botswana. Sister Evelyn Hurley graced the commissioning service handing candles to the volunteers. The Belize...
Partners in service

Partners in service

Luke Boiarski, SCN, director of volunteers for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, visited St. Mary’s County, Maryland in March. See more photos here. Sister Luke visited Father Andrew White School in Leonardtown, Mother Catherine Spalding School in...
Supplies headed for Belize

Supplies headed for Belize

Thanks to the collaboration of the nursing staff of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Hand in Hand Ministries, Living Independently in Full Existence (LIFE) will be receiving some much needed senior equipment. Hand in Hand Ministries had a container with...
Two sisters part of 12 home builds

Two sisters part of 12 home builds

May the favor of the Lord rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us, yes, establish the work of our hands. -Psalm 90:17 Thank you just doesn’t seem to be enough words for these two blood sisters who have participated in 12 house builds in Belize City with the...
A home for Rose

A home for Rose

During a beautiful week in Belize, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth completed their third volunteer home building project this year. Three members of the team, Rita Rodgers, Catherine Paulus, and Jack Reis had participated with the build the week prior and Rita and...
SCNA Office wraps up Belize visit

SCNA Office wraps up Belize visit

Sisters and Associates continued their visits with a gathering at the SCN Center in Belize on Saturday. Six Associates from Dangriga arrived early on Friday afternoon after a long three-hour bus ride. Following some wonderful conversations and a get to know one...
SCNA Office visits Belize

SCNA Office visits Belize

SCNA Director Andy Meyer, wife Diane, and Coordinator of the SCNA Office Tammy Mattingly, continue building relationships in Belize City by visiting SCN and SCNA Ministries. Tuesday evening, Chris Kunze, SCN, visited the SCN Center accompanied by Hand in Hand...