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,...
Women’s training graduation in Gaya

Women’s training graduation in Gaya

Forty-three young women who finished their six-month tailoring and designing skills training graduated on August 30, 2017, at Nazareth Academy, Gaya. They organized a cultural program on their own to celebrate their day. Many of girls took part in one item or other....
Vincentian Academy school year begins

Vincentian Academy school year begins

On Monday, Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh opened its doors for the first day of school. Founded in 1932 by the Vincentian Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Academy will celebrate it’s 85th anniversary this school year! Principal Rita Canton said, “We are...
Educational support for children in Surkhet

Educational support for children in Surkhet

50 children from migrant families received educational support to study in class 11 and 12. Most of these children were picked up from streets and rivers where their mothers would break stones. Parents being illiterate they could not value education. Their priority...
Sister Betty visits Jubilee Schools

Sister Betty visits Jubilee Schools

Betty Fracchia, SCN, recently visited St. John and Little Flower Jubilee Schools in Memphis. Sister Betty spent time with Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools Kristi Baird and with the faculty and students. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have a Covenant...
Admirable achievements of Asha Deepam

Admirable achievements of Asha Deepam

On Aug. 18-19 about 40 children of Asha Deepam took part in a sports and cultural competition conducted by Team of Social Service (TOSS) in Trichy. This was the first time more than 500 special needs children from 25 schools participated in this “talent fest....
Empowering students to become agents of social change

Empowering students to become agents of social change

Clean India Mission is a campaign by the Government of India to clean the streets, roads, and infrastructure of the country’s 4,041 statutory cities and towns. Students across the country have been actively participating in this mission ever since it was...
Meet the Sister who started it all at The de Paul School

Meet the Sister who started it all at The de Paul School

Sister Anne Rita found her calling back in 1945 when she joined the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She went on to benefit thousands of Louisville children through a program that turned into The de Paul School. GDL joins The de Paul School in celebrating their 47th...
Cultural Festival at Nazareth School, Chandapura

Cultural Festival at Nazareth School, Chandapura

Way to the stage “Talent Time,” the colorful cultural festival was organized in Nazareth School, Chandapura, Bangalore on July 27-28, 2017. The two-day fest took students outside their classrooms to go on a quest of their talent within. Events included dance, singing,...
Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

The story of ‘a good man’ As a child, Naveen Kumar and his late father Rambhaju, dreamed one day Naveen would become a respected leader. Against all odds, Naveen has done that. Today he is having a powerful impact on the lives of students in his village in India....