Housing and poverty

Housing and poverty

WDRB “We have to realize that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.” (Laudato Si, #49) Throughout the world,...
Racial justice

Racial justice

“Our lives are not for sale.” (Protest sign against the expansion of a chemical plant in Convent, Louisiana, an 82% African-American community) It has been well documented that more illegal dumping occurs in predominantly minority neighborhoods than in predominantly...
Environmental justice in West Louisville

Environmental justice in West Louisville

Sister Dot Jackson’s experiences working in West Louisville, a predominantly African-American community, have allowed her to witness environmental injustice firsthand. Sr. Dot reflects on the relationship between race, income, and access to environmental services by...
SCN Family helps with Vaccination Fair

SCN Family helps with Vaccination Fair

On February 27th SCNAs Jean Payne and Karen Frank, Judy Raley, SCN, and a host of CHI Memorial employees, physicians, volunteers and community partners held a Vaccination Fair at Brainerd High School for the vulnerable minority population. The fair was held in...
Sisters reunited

Sisters reunited

With resounding gratitude and joy, we say, with St. Vincent de Paul, “Blessed be God forever!” Sunday was a day of “firsts” at Nazareth. It is the first time in a year that Sisters who live off-campus were able to come for Mass at St. Vincent Church. It was also the...
Nazareth 5K

Nazareth 5K

NAZARETH 5K June 5-13, 2021 Run with a Mission – At Nazareth or Virtually Run and walk at Nazareth or in the location of your choosing as you join the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for the 2021 virtual 5K. Registrants will receive the official Nazareth 5K shirt plus...
Oh Mercy

Oh Mercy

As Sister Brenda Gonzalez and Sister Rosemarie Kirwin are reaching the one-year anniversary of their time spent with Sister Norma Pimentel in ministry with refugees and migrants entangled in the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, a new documentary premieres. The...
Snow-covered Mother Catherine

Snow-covered Mother Catherine

The Cathedral of the Assumption shares this wintery scene taken yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky, of the Mother Catherine Spalding statue outside on the snow-covered Fifth Street in downtown.
We are light, you are light, I am light

We are light, you are light, I am light

As we begin our Lenten journey, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth share this reflection for Ash Wednesday. — — We have entered a new year, a new 365-day journey around our sun-star. And we also begin the Lenten journey. There is no better time to pause...
Butterfly Garden Workshop

Butterfly Garden Workshop

Join the Office of Ecological Sustainability on Saturday, March 6 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. for a Butterfly Garden Workshop – a virtual event to learn why and how to plant a butterfly garden in your yard. This workshop will feature speakers covering a range of topics...
Virtual Prayer Service – Recording Available

Virtual Prayer Service – Recording Available

February 8 marked the Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita and the International Day of Prayer to end Human Trafficking. The Ursuline Sisters of Louisville collaborated with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to present a virtual prayer service. To view the recording of...
Winter in New England

Winter in New England

Sisters Ann Whittaker and Anne Marie O’Shea share the majestic scenery of the Catherine Spalding House in Brockton, Massachusettes. “It is a February winter wonderland in our backyard. Mother Earth blesses us with the silence, the wonder, the surprise, and...
Sister Evelyn Hurley appears on WAVE 3 News

Sister Evelyn Hurley appears on WAVE 3 News

At 105, Kentucky’s oldest vaccine recipient is counting her blessings LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – WAVE Country’s health care workers, teachers and senior citizens have been the first in line to be vaccinated as Kentuckians and Hoosiers do their best to fight the...
Anniversary gift from the Benedictine Sisters

Anniversary gift from the Benedictine Sisters

On Thursday, February 4, the Sisters at Caritas in Pittsburgh had a nice surprise. Benedictine Prioress Karen Brink and Sr. Barbara, OSB, arrived laden with gift bags to celebrate the second anniversary of two communities coming together. When the Benedictine...
Burial of Sister Betty MacDougall

Burial of Sister Betty MacDougall

Watch the video of Sister Betty MacDougall’s burial service held today, Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. in Nazareth, Kentucky. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date....
Sisters share the love

Sisters share the love

At the Motherhouse in Nazareth, Kentucky, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth took time to make Saint Valentine’s Day cards for family and friends. It was so much more than just making cards. Sisters were helping Sisters who are very visually impaired. Some Sisters...
Snow at Nazareth

Snow at Nazareth

Nazareth had a nice snowfall on Wednesday and the grounds of the Motherhouse was showing its beauty in full. Associate member Trudi Maish captured some wonderful photos of the grounds to share with us all. Even the drone went up for a few shots of the sun rising over...
Sisters send letter to White House

Sisters send letter to White House

The Leadership of the Western Province has sent a letter to both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, welcoming their administration with prayer and support. We, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, an international congregation of Roman Catholic women...
SCNAs volunteer with FUSE

SCNAs volunteer with FUSE

Pictured left to right: Karen Sloan, SCNA Chattanooga delivers items for FUSE program to Carol Reese, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. The Chattanooga SCNAs were honored to participate in a local community-wide initiative called FUSE. This program, run by the...