Inspired for a life of service

Inspired for a life of service

Friends Embrace SCN Charism TaNaá Davis and Andreiona Williams have known each other since the sixth grade. They were instant friends and have remained close since then. So much so, that they complete each other’s sentences and burst out with laughter when a simple...
Sisters create wonderful crafts for Christmas

Sisters create wonderful crafts for Christmas

Here are some of the creations from the most recent activity for the Sisters at Nazareth. Some made the snowmen and allowed them to be sold in the mini-shop. They were a big hit and didn’t last long. Others couldn’t let their new little creation go. Watch the video...
Saint Joseph nursing leadership retreat

Saint Joseph nursing leadership retreat

Nursing leaders from Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, and Saint Joseph Jessamine enjoyed a day of learning and mission focus at Lexington Art’s Place on Nov. 10. The theme for the day was, “Bringing hope, healing, and wellness to You.” Relationship and team...
A gift of hope

A gift of hope

Gerry and Susan Hope met on a blind date. Susan was the co-captain of the basketball team at Presentation Academy in Louisville, Kentucky at the time and Gerry was a student at Saint X High School. Looking back now on their 50 years of marriage, they recall their...
A Christmas gift 💌

A Christmas gift 💌

As Christmas approaches, honor a loved one with a gift to help the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth meet their ministry needs. We thank you for the many ways you have blessed the Congregation over the years. Please know that together we are working to spread Christ’s...
Volunteers return from India

Volunteers return from India

Filled with love and enthusiasm, volunteers (Erin Kelly, Karen Ladowski, LeAnne Moore, Kristy Reynolds) from Kansas, Minnesota, and New Hampshire accompanied Sarah Geier, SCN, to travel to India and serve at Asha Kiran from Oct. 16 to Nov. 2, 2017. The volunteers left...
Join the Journey 2017

Join the Journey 2017

On a beautiful afternoon in Louisville, Kentucky, friend of the Congregation, Jean West welcomed 400 attendees to Join the Journey, a luncheon for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It was an opportunity to praise and thank those supporters who have blessed the SCN...
Mission trip to Houston: faith into action

Mission trip to Houston: faith into action

Volunteers arrived safely home this week after assisting in Houston, Texas, for several days. They spent their time filling food containers for families in need as well as removing wallboard in homes so rebuilding can begin soon. View more photos and video here. The...
Sisters and small Christian communities

Sisters and small Christian communities

Most Rev. Stephen Lepcha, bishop of Darjeeling recognized the efforts of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth during his recent pastoral visit to Sangsay parish. He compared the parish to that of a family. He said that a family without parents is a broken family. So,...
The (flower) power of the Resurrection

The (flower) power of the Resurrection

Sister Tracy Kemme wrote the following reflection for Sister Marie Flowers. Read the full text of her monthly Global Sisters Report column, here. On Friday, Oct. 13, I was reading about Resurrection for my liberation theology class. The next day, I was experiencing it...
SCN Volunteers begin hurricane relief effort in Houston

SCN Volunteers begin hurricane relief effort in Houston

Above, the group begins work in the Greenbrook neighborhood. Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have arrived in Houston, Texas, late Tuesday evening to begin work. Some of the volunteers are working with St. Bernard Project (that was founded in New...
A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

A simple dairy becomes a lifeline for the people it serves

Sangsay Mahila Seva Samiti (SAMS) Dairy at Bimbong in Sangsay is situated in the newly created district of Kalimpong, a hill station in the Darjeeling area of West Bengal. It is located at an altitude of 4,101 feet from the sea level. Its pristine beauty of the nature...
Room in the Inn program begins second year

Room in the Inn program begins second year

By Randy Patrick | The Kentucky Standard Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 12:47 pm Leaders hope to make ministry for homeless year-round As part of Room in the Inn, Nelson County churches last winter gave food and shelter to 54 people who might have been left out in the...
Sister Teresa meets Pope Francis

Sister Teresa meets Pope Francis

Vincentian Family members came to Rome to meet Pope Francis and commemorate their 400th anniversary. Thousands of Vincentians will participate in this meeting while seeking to deepen their charism of serving. Sister Teresa Kotturan of the Sisters of Charity of...
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....