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...
Sister Carlette featured on  Sacred Stories podcast

Sister Carlette featured on Sacred Stories podcast

Sacred Stories is an Aster Award-winning and hallmark publication of Catholic Health Initiatives. Sacred Stories tell of moments of heightened awareness of God’s divine presence in our workplace, written by our employees and medical staff members – moments that could...
Homebuilding concludes in Belize

Homebuilding concludes in Belize

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Vincentian Academy students volunteer in Belize

Vincentian Academy students volunteer in Belize

On Friday, April 20, during the 9:00 a.m. liturgy which was held at St. Louise Chapel, eight students from Vincentian Academy, Rita Canton, principal, Jacqueline Hopkins, assistant to the principal, Lynne Belko, parent, and Tootsie Gish, SCNA were commissioned for...
Young women gather in Belize

Young women gather in Belize

This weekend 10 young women gathered at SCN Center in Belize City to share time with the Sisters. A life skills game was played to show teamwork and encourage interaction. After the game, we shared prayer, dinner and a movie. A discussion was shared after the movie....
A special day for seniors in Belize City

A special day for seniors in Belize City

On Friday, March 23, LIFE’s seniors gathered for their annual senior trip. This year the group ventured to the Belize Museum which took them back in time. Most of the seniors had memories and stories of their own to share with the guide. After the educational...
Marching in Belize for Women’s Day

Marching in Belize for Women’s Day

On Friday, March 16, 2018, Sisters in Belize took part in the national march for Women’s Day under the theme “Press for Progress.” The 20,000 strong march brought out women and men from across the country and all walks of life. The Sisters of Charity...
Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams

On Saturday, the SCN Centre in Belize hosted a prayer, dinner and a movie. The overall theme of the day was “Follow Your Dreams.” Twelve young women gathered at the SCN Centre in Belize where they learned about the Sisters of Charity. A prayer service...
Volunteers head to Belize

Volunteers head to Belize

Volunteers from Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio, were commissioned at Saturday’s liturgy at St. Vincent’s Church, followed by a day of orientation before they began their travels to Belize. On Sunday, Feb. 4, the group left for Belize to work in collaboration with...
Second volunteer group this month heads to Belize

Second volunteer group this month heads to Belize

Seven SCN Lay Mission Volunteers along with Sister Sarah Geier were commissioned at the Saturday morning Liturgy in St. Vincent’s Chapel. They traveled to Belize on Sunday, Jan. 28 to work in collaboration with Hand in Hand Ministry in building a house for a...