Annual Sports in Chatra School

Annual Sports in Chatra School

The Annual Sports function of Nazareth Vidya Niketan Chatra was held on Nov. 28, 2017, for the students, parents, and teachers. The honorable chief guest was Mrs. Mamta Devi, president of the District Council, Chatra. The guests of honor were Shivnarayan Shah,...
Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy celebrates 85 years

Vincentian Academy celebrated its 85th Anniversary this week with an Anniversary Gala held at the Le Mont Restaurant in Pittsburgh. Many SCNs attended the event. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth received the Women of Courage Award. Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller...
Sisters receive thank you notes

Sisters receive thank you notes

Overwhelmed with joy and surprise, Luke Boiarski, SCN, received a box as a gift this week from Alive in You – Catholic Conference and Service Camp. The box contained a donation and many letters from a group of young people who attended their summer camp. The letters...
Sister Laurine inducted into Hall of Fame

Sister Laurine inducted into Hall of Fame

Congratulations to 2017 Memphis Catholic Hall of Fame inductee Laurine Dichtel, SCN!  The Memphis Catholic High School Hall of Fame, initiated in 2011, honors graduates, teachers, and notable supporters. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals associated with Catholic...
CPR training at Vincentian Academy

CPR training at Vincentian Academy

“Start the Heart” training center provided education and training for 22 faculty members of Vincentian Academy, including school Principal Rita Canton. Faculty members learned about the importance of CPR and the value in having their school prepared for a...
Jubilee Schools’ Day of Caring & Retreat

Jubilee Schools’ Day of Caring & Retreat

Kristi Baird, President of Jubilee Schools Network and Betty Fracchia, SCN along with Pat Crivelli, SCNA and Catherine Mensi, SCNA planned a Day of Caring and Retreat for the nine Jubilee School Principals. The morning consisted of delivering meals through the...
Open doors for immigrant families

Open doors for immigrant families

Doors to Hope – Louisville, Kentucky Doors to Hope opens learning opportunities, encourages community involvement and engages in advocacy for women and immigrant families in south-central Louisville, Kentucky. This ministry offers classes in GED preparation and...
Sangeeta’s life was changed

Sangeeta’s life was changed

Nazareth Social Work Center – Sokho Young women, like Sangeeta, learn skills, find employment and support themselves and their families through the Nazareth Social Work Center in Sokho, India. The Center works to empower women and rural communities through...
Reaching out to 50 villages

Reaching out to 50 villages

Navjyoti Social Center – Shapur, India Sisters in Shapur, India support tribal women and youth in 50 surrounding villages. A flood in 2008 drastically impacted the livelihood of residents of this area. Sisters responded by providing flood relief services such as...
Interventions for a better life

Interventions for a better life

Social Work Center (Kakkavayal, Kerala) In southern India, Sisters Beena and Joicy improve the lives of women, children and the tribal population by providing legal and social work services. They help address issues of domestic violence, child protection, workplace...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
‘Thank you teachers’ say students of Nazareth School, Bangalore

‘Thank you teachers’ say students of Nazareth School, Bangalore

The greatest gift students can give to their teachers is to make them feel proud of their students. The students of Nazareth School, Chandapura, made this happen on Sept. 5, 2017, through an inspiring prayer service and diverse cultural events. The day concluded with...