Congregation Purchases its First Fully Electric Car

Congregation Purchases its First Fully Electric Car

Molly Thompson, SCN, is the first SCN embracing a fully electric vehicle. Today, a Chevy Bolt was delivered to the Motherhouse Campus, Nazareth, Kentucky. Molly is excited about this new vehicle, as there are few if any in the area, and the Sisters are taking the lead...
Temporary Professed Sisters renew vows

Temporary Professed Sisters renew vows

Nineteen Temporary Professed Sisters renewed their vows yesterday. Sr Philomena Kottoor received their vows during the liturgy at 11.00 a.m. in the Convent chapel in Mokama. Sisters from local communities and Novices participated in this solemn Eucharistic...
Rodney Earl Sanders to plead guilty

Rodney Earl Sanders to plead guilty

District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver has confirmed that Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, charged with killing Sisters Paula Merrill and Margaret Held, will plead guilty to capital murder as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the...
Called to dream big -Musunuru

Called to dream big -Musunuru

“You have to dream before your dreams can come true”.  Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Musunuru took an initiative to live out the dreams of late Dr. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, by empowering the youth in the...
Prayers for Anakkampoil

Prayers for Anakkampoil

Sister Sincy and Sisters from Anakkampoil are grateful for the overwhelming response of prayers, and they provide this update. A number of landslides have occurred in different parts of Anakkampoil after the cloud burst of June 12. Many families, including families of...
Sister Marie Chantal Flowers: An Interview

Sister Marie Chantal Flowers: An Interview

(This life story of Sister Marie Flowers was written after several visits with her in 2016. She was bravely battling the cancer that would take her life in October 2017. At the conclusion of her story, which she herself read and approved, I have included the remarks...
Executive Committee meeting

Executive Committee meeting

With a prayer, members of the Executive Committee, Susan Gatz, president, Sangeeta Ayithamattam and Brenda Gonzales, vice presidents; Amrita Manjaly, Mary Elizabeth Miller and Philomena Kottoor, provincials; and the Extended Executive committee members Amelia Moras,...
Bangalore thanksgiving

Bangalore thanksgiving

Chandapura Community in Bangalore along with pre-novices and candidates had a thanksgiving Eucharist and supper for the out-going Central Leadership Team on June 5. It was a grace-filled time as the Sisters took time to recall the many blessings that Sisters Susan...
General Assembly 2018 Comes to a Close

General Assembly 2018 Comes to a Close

The 2018 General Assembly has come to an end with a prayerful and colorful closing ceremony that embodied oneness. It has truly been a joyous time these last two weeks for Sisters and Associates gathered in Bangalore, India. The last 48 hours in particular have been a...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Twelve Summary

General Assembly 2018 – Day Twelve Summary

On this twelfth day of the General Assembly, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) joyfully announce the election of our new President – Sangeeta Ayithamattam, SCN. She was elected this morning after a process that included both she and the other nominee,...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Eleven Summary

General Assembly 2018 – Day Eleven Summary

On this eleventh day of the General Assembly, Susan Gatz, SCN, called on each Sister in the discernment process for the Central Leadership Team to share their decision regarding moving forward. SCNs Adeline Fehribach and Sangeeta Ayithamattam are staying in...
Sister Mercy Thundathil: A Profile

Sister Mercy Thundathil: A Profile

I, Mercy, was born on Nov 20, 1944 at my mother’s home in Meenachil parish, Palai, Kottayam district in Kerala. I am the third child of my parents, Mariakutty and Mathew Thundathil. We were eleven children, five boys and six girls. They are Cyriac (Vackachan), Philip...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Ten

General Assembly 2018 – Day Ten

Following a lovely night of celebration and words of thanksgiving for the outgoing Central Leadership Team, the tenth day of the General Assembly got underway this morning. Amelia Moras, SCN, was the chair for the day, with prayer led by Chris Kunz, SCN. Aisha...
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Jo Carter, SCNA, carried the flag for Mass on Memorial Day. She was joined by a gentleman who also served in Vietnam.
General Assembly 2018 – Day Nine Summary

General Assembly 2018 – Day Nine Summary

Day Nine of the General Assembly, May 29, 2018, got underway with Beena Chirackal, SCN, serving as the chair for the day. In the morning, she welcomed the group and invited Rita Puthenkalam, SCN, to lead the Assembly in prayer. Sister Beena also read messages from...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Eight – May 28

General Assembly 2018 – Day Eight – May 28

On this eighth day of the General Assembly, eleven names were surfaced of Sisters who have agreed to move forward in communal discernment for leadership: Adeline Fehribach, Basanti Lakra, Christine Beckett, Jackulin Jesu, Judy Raley, Mary Kadaparapil, Mary Margaret...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Seven

General Assembly 2018 – Day Seven

Day seven of the General Assembly began with a little laughter as Philomena Kottoor, SCN, read kind and in some cases, humorous emails from around the Congregation. Olive Pinto, SCN, led all in prayer. Stories of transformation continued as Joel Urumpil, SCN, spoke...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Six Summary

General Assembly 2018 – Day Six Summary

Day six of the General Assembly began with the welcome and announcements by Mary Elizabeth Miller, SCN, and with Sushma Bodra, SCN, leading prayer. Each day those gathered in the Assembly Hall have enjoyed receiving messages from Sisters and Associates from around the...
General Assembly 2018 – Day Four Summary

General Assembly 2018 – Day Four Summary

Day Four of the General Assembly began with the sharing of emails and messages from around the Congregation. Following a beautiful prayer led by Nancy Gerth, SCN, Brenda Gonzalez, SCN, offered a reflection. She touched on the Actuarial Study highlighting some of the...

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