Young associates bring new perspective

Young associates bring new perspective

On the first weekend of October, eight young adults gathered with Charity Alive facilitators SCNs Luke Boiarski and Nancy Gerth at Nazareth, Kentucky, for visioning and planning for the future of Charity Alive. The make-up of the group covered the spectrum – from a...
Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Please join us for an hour to hear how the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are transforming lives in Kentucky and around the world. Be inspired. Join the Journey a fundraising luncheon — Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Noon – 1 p.m. The Crowne Plaza Hotel – Airport...
Shine your light

Shine your light

It is difficult for sunlight to penetrate the narrow alleys of the Delhi slums in India. Life in one such slum, Seelampur, is neither easy nor healthy. The average family earns approximately $50 a month, primarily by salvaging copper from old electrical wires....
Centenarian Sisters at Nazareth

Centenarian Sisters at Nazareth

Sister Alice Teresa Wood will soon celebrate her 101st birthday on Oct. 11. Here she is pictured with two other Sisters of Charity of Nazareth centenarians, Sister John Ann Kulina to her left, 100, and Sister Evelyn Hurley to her right,...
Jubilee in Mokama

Jubilee in Mokama

Patna Province celebrated the golden jubilee of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu and the silver jubilee of SCNs Bibiana Kindo, Clementia Xalxo, Leena Padam, Meera Bilung, and Tessy Varghese in Mokama on Oct....
Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

View more photos | View video ‘Fill the world with love’ sing the Golden Jubilarians! The life and mission of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu of the past 50 years was honored by their sisters in Bangalore...
Transforming Society

Transforming Society

One step at a time in Musunuru The lush green trees on the campus of Nazareth Preranalaya, Musunuru provide a refreshing oasis in this small hamlet spread over eight and a half square miles. With its average weather in summer between 105 to 108 degrees Fahrenheit,...
Sisters in Botswana celebrate Foundation Day

Sisters in Botswana celebrate Foundation Day

Sisters in Botswana gathered this Sept. 7 evening to celebrate the 17th Foundation day of Botswana Mission. During the prayer, they remembered with gratitude all the pioneers, the Central and Province leadership, past and present, all those who have ministered in...
Season of Creation

Season of Creation

See more photos here. As part of the Season of Creation (September 1-October 4), SCN’s are invited to find a sustainability story in their geographic location and celebrate it. Today, those at Nazareth joined in prayer to celebrate Kentucky’s Touchstone...
Volunteers reach out in the Kentucky mountains

Volunteers reach out in the Kentucky mountains

SCN Volunteers traveled last week deep into the mountains of Irvine, Kentucky. Volunteers assisted Mr. Dallas, a gentle man, who lives a solitary life but whose heart and hands reach out to take care of many of God’s creatures. Mr. Dallas was so appreciative of...
Volunteers finish project in Botswana

Volunteers finish project in Botswana

After several days of hard work, the SCN volunteers have completed painting the exterior of the church in Ntjlanthe, Botswana. This was phase two of their volunteer work, as they also completed painting the interior as well. The local women, who at first greeted the...
Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth present this very special collection of songs from Sister Pat Haley. Sister Pat has selected nine gospel and spirituals to sing on this album recorded in Nazareth, Kentucky, at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Enjoy and be sure to share...
Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, the storms, and flooding in Texas. We pray for all those who have lost their homes or suffered damage. We also pray for the safety of those responding with rescue and relief efforts. May the coming days witness...
Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

Sister Kitty and the Saint Mary’s softball team

The Saint Mary’s Center softball team, the Rockets, that Kitty Wilson, SCN, left, helps coach, are seen here with players proudly displaying the ribbon each received at the end of the regional tournament held in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, Aug. 25. These...
SCN Volunteer Update: Botswana

SCN Volunteer Update: Botswana

After being warmly greeted upon their arrival in Gaborone, Botswana late Tuesday, four SCN volunteers spent Wednesday touring the hospice in Metsimotlhabe and visiting Divine Mercy, the local church, and a preschool. The children were eager to meet the new visitors...
One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

One year later – remembering Sisters Margaret and Paula

The sun was rising on an early March morning in 2016, and Rosemarie Merrill was in the driveway, getting ready to leave for the long trek from Durant, Mississippi, to her home near Boston. She had been visiting her sister, Sr. Paula Merrill, a member of the Sisters of...
Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas | From the Future of Charity blog Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a...
Eclipse of the sun passes over Nazareth

Eclipse of the sun passes over Nazareth

On Aug. 21, 2017, all of North America was treated to an eclipse of the sun. At Nazareth and near the path of totality in Kentucky, Sisters gathered to view the historical eclipse. Trudi Maish, SCNA, emphasized, “It was absolutely mind-blowing and in the same breath...
Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

Nazareth Sisters bring relief to flood affected in Bihar

By Sister Malini Manjaly for Matters India / View more photos. Goalpara: The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have come to the aid of people in ten villages reeling under the flood fury in Bihar’s Madhepura district. Around 24,000 people live in 81 wards of 12...
The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, rooted in Gospel nonviolence and the call to “love our neighbor as our self” (Matthew12:31) find racism an offense against God. We pray with those who are victims and for those who are in need of awakening to a love that honors...