‘Pres’ installs solar panels

‘Pres’ installs solar panels

This article first appeared in The Record. With a long-term solar panel project in phase two, Presentation Academy is taking concrete steps to care for the environment — something the close to 200-year-old school has always been passionate about, according to its...
St. John Central Academy

St. John Central Academy

Nine volunteers from Connecticut, Kentucky, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Ohio spent four days preparing and painting the corridors of St. John Central Academy in Bellaire, Ohio. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have an outstanding legacy of teaching there as well as...
Gardening around the Congregation

Gardening around the Congregation

For Sisters Anne Marie O’Shea and Ann Whittaker, the practice of gardening has provided a powerful avenue for community and peacebuilding. Sisters Anne Marie and Ann have lived in the Catherine Spalding House in Brockton for over twenty years and have spearheaded its...
Thank you Sister Carolyn!

Thank you Sister Carolyn!

Sister Carolyn Wilson was honored today for her years of service as director of transportation. SCNs and friends who were gathered for Mass in St. Vincent Church raised their hands in blessing. Sister Carolyn served over 13 years in the transportation department....
Spiritual Direction Certification

Spiritual Direction Certification

Congratulations to the eight Sisters from the Patna and Bangalore Provinces who completed an 18-month certification program in Spiritual Direction under the direction of Sharon Gray, SCN! The program started with a week-long session in February 2020 in Chandapura and,...
Gathering in Brockton

Gathering in Brockton

Sisters and Associates gathered at the Catherine Spalding House in Brockton, Massachusetts. Welcomed by Sisters Ann Whittaker and Anne Marie O’Shea’s generosity and hospitality, they shared food, laughter, and much gratitude for God’s goodness and...
Transforming lives at Sister Visitor

Transforming lives at Sister Visitor

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Paris Slapikas, who took the helm of Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Sister Visitor Center June 1, aims to work with the center’s staff to transform the lives of those they serve. “We may not have the capacity to change a system but...
Picnic celebration at Caritas

Picnic celebration at Caritas

Sister Linda Soltis shares the following update from a celebration in Pittsburgh: On Friday, July 9, we had a wonderful picnic celebration with the visit of Sister Lissy Tom and members of her community. For several years, Sister Lissy and Sister Vinaya Joseph lived...
Ministry in Beattyville

Ministry in Beattyville

Several volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth left from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Motherhouse in Nazareth this morning to travel to Beattyville, Kentucky. The group, under the guidance of Ellen Spring and Sister Luke, will be working on building a...
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

Sister Luke teams with young artist

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...