Julia’s Journal  – Day 3

Julia’s Journal – Day 3

Day Three: Responding with Grace  Throughout the season of Lent, my church has been reflecting on what “not to give up” during Lent. We have considered not giving up community, not giving up hope, and recently – not giving up grace. Grace, to me, is a preemptive...
Julia’s Journal

Julia’s Journal

Julia Gerwe, who has been living and working at Nazareth as an AmeriCorps Volunteer, has traveled to El Paso to serve for three weeks with Annunciation House, working with immigrants and refugees on the border. She shares her reflections so far…  Day One: The...
St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Sisters celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Louisville, Kentucky, on “The Hill”. “We had a grand time that included some lucky scratch-offs, singing, prizes, and even an Irish jig!” —
Sister Nancy to co-lead new novitiate

Sister Nancy to co-lead new novitiate

The Religious Formation Conference announces co-directors for the new Intercongregational Collaborative Novitiate. Nancy Gerth, SCN, and Corrina Thomas, FSPA, will work collaboratively with each other and the RFC board to launch a new novitiate in the Hyde Park...
Easter greetings

Easter greetings

Today, the Sisters who live in Carrico Hall at Nazareth created homemade Easter cards. Sister Peggy Voglewede, Sister Rosemarie Dobyns and Sister Shirley Howe provided materials and support to the Sisters who live in Carrico Hall, floors 1, 2 & 3.
Vincentian Collaborative System nurse reaches for excellence

Vincentian Collaborative System nurse reaches for excellence

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It takes a special kind of empathy for a health care worker to coordinate the inner machinations of an entire system while also providing award-winning individual care. That’s Josy Dusabe for you, Vincentian Collaborative System’s...
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 a special gift...
Live and Serve with the Sisters

Live and Serve with the Sisters

AmeriCorps and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth offer this chance to take the path less traveled. Serve for one year and make an impact. Develop real-world skills, gain hands-on experience, change your life and your community. LIVE & LEARN & SERVE WITH US...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth marked the occasion in a variety...
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...