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...
A journey they will never forget

A journey they will never forget

A volunteer group was commissioned yesterday in Nazareth, Kentucky, to build a home in Belize in memory of Andrew Reed. Andrew’s mother and father, Sue and Steve, and his son and daughter, Anthony and Trinity, will be working this week to help a family in need...
Serving others

Serving others

Lay volunteers from around the United States enter into ministry with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Belize, Botswana, India, New Orleans, Appalachia, and areas in need of disaster response. Mark and Cindy Rhonemus have been volunteering with the SCN Volunteer...
A home for Manuel

A home for Manuel

Manuel was only 12 years old when Sister Luke Boiarski met him in Las Flores, Belize. Every day he would come to help with a home build. To show him her thanks after working so hard, Sister Luke gave him a watermelon to share with his family. She drove him home that...
A cross-cultural partnership

A cross-cultural partnership

Lay women and men continue in the cross-cultural partnership with the economically poor and marginalized established by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s volunteer program. This week Sister Luke is leading a group to Las Flores, Belize, where they will...
Sisters and Associates serve Belize homeless

Sisters and Associates serve Belize homeless

The Belize City SCN/SCNAs came together recently to bake Johnny cakes and prepare and deliver breakfasts of eggs, beans, juice and coffee to the homeless in Belize City, Belize. The service project provided the group a tangible way to be in relationship with those...
Sister Kerry arrives in Belize

Sister Kerry arrives in Belize

On Oct. 3, 2018, the Belize community welcomed Sister Kerry Rowland a Sister of Charity of Halifax to the Caribbean soil. Sister Kerry is volunteering at St. Martin de Porres school in Southside Belize City. She tutors 27 children weekly and assists at SCN Center....
Act justly, love tenderly – SCNAs in Belize

Act justly, love tenderly – SCNAs in Belize

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth hosted a weekend retreat for SCNAs in Dangriga Belize, October 5-7th. The theme was Micah 6:8 “This is what God asks of you, only this… To act justly, to love tenderly, and to walk humbly with your God.” Input...
International Seniors Day in Belize

International Seniors Day in Belize

In commemoration of International Seniors Day on Oct. 1, celebrated under the theme “Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions”, LIFE celebrated with the seniors it serves. On Sunday, Sept. 30 the seniors joined in the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Martin De Porres...
LIFE has a new operations manager

LIFE has a new operations manager

Virginia Mendez started at Living Independently in Full Existence (LIFE) as the new LIFE operations manager. Virginia will be filling in for Carlette Gentle, SCN, while she does her studies at St. Louis University. Sister Carlette will be getting a master’s...