Lent

Lent

As we enter this holy season of Lent, we are called to reflect on the mysteries of life – the journey from life to death and back to life. May this time be grace-filled for you and may you experience a deepening of your faith. How is God revealed to you each...
Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

Old Gospel & Spirituals by Sister Pat Haley 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....
Collective Farming in Nepal

Collective Farming in Nepal

The shareholders of the Naretapar agricultural multipurpose cooperative at Korke Village in Surkhet, Nepal, have undertaken community farming for access to government loans to purchase farming equipment, seeds and manure with a subsidy and to attract funding agencies....
Meet Nohemi

Meet Nohemi

Nohemi cried every day. When she first arrived in Louisville, she was unable to help her three children with even simple assignments as they struggled at school. Beyond a few words, she could neither speak nor understand English. Like so many others who grow up in the...
Adolescent girls’ training in Kutuderi

Adolescent girls’ training in Kutuderi

Fifty-one Tribal, both Catholic and Sarna, Muslim and Scheduled Caste Hindu adolescent girl leaders from eight schools around Sale, Pakhripat, and Tutoli parishes gathered from Jan. 26 evening to 28 noon at Kutuderi health center to learn about the developmental and...
Educating the next generation of Musahar children in Nepal

Educating the next generation of Musahar children in Nepal

A large number of young Musahar children are growing up without any schooling in Haripur, Siripur and the surrounding village development centers close to the Kosi river belt. The passionate cry of Marina Thazhathuveettil, SCN, is that the present generation is not...
We heed the scriptural command to welcome the stranger

We heed the scriptural command to welcome the stranger

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious as together we strongly denounce the decision by the Trump administration to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 200,000 Salvadorans. El Salvador is the fourth...
Mother Catherine’s new headstone is set at Nazareth

Mother Catherine’s new headstone is set at Nazareth

The new headstone is now set in the Nazareth cemetery at Mother Catherine’s grave. The inscription on the new piece reads, “This stone, erected December 23, 2017, anniversary of Mother Catherine’s birth, in 1793, is a copy of the original marble...
Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle The suffering find a place of love and care 13 DECEMBER 2017 In Metsimotlhabe, a village north of the capital of Gaborone, Botswana, Sisters Sunila Erumangalathu and Vinaya Chalil administer a one-of-kind hospice for the sick called Pabalelong. It means a...
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...