Wellness in Botswana

Wellness in Botswana

Botswana has dedicated the month of September for the wellness of the people, as the country celebrates its Independence on Sept. 30. Nationwide daily prayers are held in all the village “Kgotlas” throughout the month, praying especially for the sick....
Children participate in blessing

Children participate in blessing

SCNs in Pittsburgh invited children from the nearby Vincentian Child Development Center to have their stuffed animals blessed by Fr. David on St. Francis Feast day.
Group visits former SCN school

Group visits former SCN school

SCNs Dorothy Jackson, Susan Kilb, and Judy Raley along with SCNAs Carol and Steve Newton visited the building in Dayton, TN which housed St. Genevieve School opened by the SCNs in 1891. The building now serves as a...
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....
LIFE showcases seniors’ creations

LIFE showcases seniors’ creations

LIFE had its first Open Day to showcase the work of the seniors’ hands. This is the third event of the week to celebrate Seniors Week. Crafts were displayed including embroidery, pillow making, wine bottle vases, hand made cards and jewelry. Delicious food such...
LIFE seniors served with beauty

LIFE seniors served with beauty

The LIFE ministry in Belize held it’s second annual beautification day, allowing the seniors a chance to add to their beauty. Volunteers from the YWCA, the University of Belize, and others, provided diabetic nail cutting and foot cleaning, as well as manicures,...
The Spirit of Mother Catherine

The Spirit of Mother Catherine

Nancy Gerth, SCN, brought the Spirit of Mother Catherine to Presentation Academy to help introduce her to the first year students in preparation for their retreat that will take place at Nazareth next week. Sister Nancy talked about Louisville and education for girls...
Feast Day celebrations at Snehalayam, Trichy

Feast Day celebrations at Snehalayam, Trichy

St. Vincent Matriculation School begins its Silver Year Snehalayam community celebrated the feast of our Patron St. Vincent de Paul in a grand manner at Muthukulam, a sub-station of AMSAM parish, Trichy. The parishioners welcomed sisters with a traditional arathi to...
National Catholic Education Association President’s Award

National Catholic Education Association President’s Award

Mary Angela Shaughnessy, SCN, received the National Catholic Education Association President’s Award at the NCEA Gala in Washington, DC. on Oct. 2, 2017. Throughout her acceptance speech, her passion for Catholic education showed forth. During the evening attendees...
A chance encounter with two teachers

A chance encounter with two teachers

Judith Apple, the religion and art teacher at Vincentian Academy shares the following. “As we were celebrating 85 years, and chatting with the Sisters, I thought I recognized my science teacher from 1969 at St. Sebastian School, indeed it was her, Sister Denise...
Children campaign against anti-social activities

Children campaign against anti-social activities

The Namoona children’s club along with the Navjyoti children’s club network committee organized a campaign against anti-social activities in Koldada Village. The children’s club chose the right time for their event just at the eve of Dasain Festival...
#ShareJourney

#ShareJourney

On September 27th, Pope Francis invited people around the world to use social media to love their neighbors and share the journey of the millions of migrant and refugee families who are seeking safety and a decent life. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined in...
Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy was founded as Vincentian High School on November 14, 1932, as a private, independent, Catholic boarding school for girls. The school now celebrates its 85th year, providing young women and men a world-class college preparatory education for the...
Navjyoti Center ensures justice for women in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center ensures justice for women in Surkhet

Though the women in western countries have become aware of women’s rights and have moved a long way towards its enforcement, women in Nepal are still victims of gender-based violence. Mostly all the women in rural areas believe it to be their fate. Due to the...
CHI Meeting

CHI Meeting

Sisters Frances Krumpelman and Susan Gatz participated in a pilgrimage sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives that featured the charism, history, and ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The pilgrimage took place in...
Judy Raley, SCN, welcomes CHI to Nazareth

Judy Raley, SCN, welcomes CHI to Nazareth

Being rooted in the legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is important to the mission of CHI Memorial in Chattanooga. As one way of maintaining this connection Judy Raley, SCN and Bob Scheri, Vice President of Mission Integration lead pilgrimages to Nazareth...
Bal Divas – Children’s Day in Nepal

Bal Divas – Children’s Day in Nepal

National Children’s Day (Bal Divas) was celebrated on Sept. 9 at Navjyoti Center in Surkhet, Nepal. Though the event falls on Sept. 14, it was celebrated early in Surkhet due to terminal exams. Nepal is the land of festivals and colorful events. One of the most...
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,...