Advocating for Earth

Advocating for Earth

On June 16, Brenda Gonzales, SCN, was among the many constituents who participated in a virtual visit with Congressman Brett Guthrie’s office. His aide, Elaina, met with the group. Sister Brenda shared the commitment of the SCN’s around the world as part...
A Path Forward

A Path Forward

Today, Friday, June 18, in front of a home on Cedar Street in West Louisville, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced a $2.5 million dollar investment in the Louisville Urban League and its “A Path Forward for Louisville” work. Below is a press release from the...
Welcome Patrick and Sean

Welcome Patrick and Sean

Two summer volunteers, Sean Sullivan (right) and Patrick Dooley (left), who are recent graduates from the University of New Haven in Connecticut, are living on campus and serving through the Lay Mission Volunteer Program. During the months of June and July they will...
Sister Luke teams with young artist for mural

Sister Luke teams with young artist for mural

Volunteers with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been working in the months of May and June at Women in Circle, a safe caring home for recovery in located Louisville, Kentucky. Their sweat equity is helping to ensure a welcoming space for women escaping...
Seed swap

Seed swap

Sharing Seeds and Community: Nazareth Community Garden’s Seed Swap Soiree On Thursday, May 25 community gardeners at Nazareth’s Community Garden participated in a “Seed Swap” to share seeds and young plants, gardening resources and knowledge, and time in community....
Reunion of friends

Reunion of friends

The Pittsburgh SCNs were treated to a festive luncheon by the Benedictine Sisters on Wednesday, June 9th. The party was originally scheduled around Thanksgiving of 2020 but had to be canceled due to the up surge in the virus. Anne Kull, SCN, said, “It was so...
Sister Paschal teaches Spanish

Sister Paschal teaches Spanish

Sister Paschal Maria Fernicola is thrilled to be teaching other Sisters at the Motherhouse how to speak conversational Spanish in a class she hosts every Thursday in the dining room. The signup sheet found on a Motherhouse elevator is filled with names and the first...
Nazareth 5K

Nazareth 5K

The support for the virtual Nazareth 5K has been tremendous. Take a look at our gallery of supporters who have already submitted photos. It’s not over yet. Registration to complete the course at Nazareth or 3.1 miles wherever you are is open through Sunday at...
Cicada spotting at Nazareth

Cicada spotting at Nazareth

Millions of Brood X cicadas are emerging across the United States. The first cicada sighting at Nazareth has occurred. Sister Kelly O’Mahony shares the above shot taken on May 29, 2021. Have you spotted your first cicada yet? NPR reports that Brood X isn’t...
Nazareth Gardens

Nazareth Gardens

Joshu Primer gives this look at the community garden at Nazareth and the kitchen garden which he oversees. The organic garden is currently serving up lettuce, onions, broccoli, radishes, and peas to the Motherhouse kitchen for Sisters to enjoy. Asparagus, collard...
Doors to Hope

Doors to Hope

In the bright sunshine of Sunday, May 23rd, Doors to Hope held its closing ceremony outdoors at its location at St. Simon & Jude Parish in Louisville, KY. About 50 guests including past directors, SCN Leadership, Doors to Hope volunteers, and the families served...
Gardening at Nazareth

Gardening at Nazareth

Sisters Dorothy Wilson, Mary Reisz, Shirley Howe, Earline Hobbs and Marie Celine Osbourn planted flowers in the courtyard near St. Vincent Church. Sister Marie Celine was in charge of watering. The other Sisters all helped design and plant the gardens.
Nazareth 5K

Nazareth 5K

Sister Lisa and Sister Chris invite you to watch the recent promo video for the Nazareth 5K which is set for June 5-June 13. More details and registration is available at https://scnfamily.org/5k....
EQUAL Act

EQUAL Act

On May 12, Mary Danhauer and Joetta Venneman were joined by Jarret Smith of NETWORK to talk with Elaina Murphy from Congressman Brett Guthrie’s office on the EQUAL Act. This bipartisan legislation is part of NETWORK’s Build Anew agenda. It seeks to...
Sisters help their garden grow

Sisters help their garden grow

Three long-time friends, Sister Mary Reisz, Sister Dorothy Wilson, and Sister Dolores Greenwell, recently planted vegetables and flowers in the raised garden outside the church at the Nazareth Motherhouse. As they helped beautify the grounds they had fun playing in...
Feast Day celebration

Feast Day celebration

The Sisters at Caritas and Associates gathered on Sunday, May 9th to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Louise de Marillac with a special Mass in her honor. The Mass was followed by a catered luncheon at the newly renovated Vincentian Villa Club House. It was the first...
Welcome Robin!

Welcome Robin!

The Western Province Leadership Team and members welcomed Robin Leake today as the new pastoral administrator for St. Vincent Church. Prayers were offered during the missioning ceremony held for Robin as she begins her new ministry this week.
Sister Jackie receives two awards

Sister Jackie receives two awards

Sister Jacqueline Aceto recently received two awards. The Beth K. Fields Award for continually going above and beyond the call of duty in both profession and CASE-Kentucky. The other award is the Dean Citation award for outstanding academic excellence. Congratulations...
National Farm Worker Ministry turns 50

National Farm Worker Ministry turns 50

National Farm Worker Ministry is celebrating 50 years! National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) is a faith-based organization which supports farm workers as they organize for justice and empowerment. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) support NFWM as a Member...
Sisters begin novena for India

Sisters begin novena for India

In solidarity with all Sisters and people across India, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have begun praying a novena for India. United at Nazareth and across the Congregation this nine-day devotional prayer reminds Sisters they are one and together lifts up their...