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...

Marie Flowers, SCN

Marie Flowers, SCN, 50, was born in Detroit, Michigan. She died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Sister Marie had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth since 2014. Sister Marie served as a social worker, primarily working as...
Sister Martha Clan: An Interview

Sister Martha Clan: An Interview

My parents were Hubert Clan and Mary Jo Donahue Clan. Both are deceased. They had eleven children, six girls and five boys. Born February 1, 1934, I was in the middle of their eleven children. Three of my siblings have died; two brothers and one sister. Both parents...
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,...
Michelle Grgurich, SCN – 25th Jubilee Reflection

Michelle Grgurich, SCN – 25th Jubilee Reflection

EZ 18:25-28; PHIL 2:1-11; MT 21:28-32 As I looked back on the 25 years that have passed since I entered religious life, Sept. 15, 1992, I searched for something that would capture my experience and pretty quickly I thought about the Dayenu, a song of remembrance and...
Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

Bangalore Province celebrates Golden Jubilee

View more photos | View video ‘Fill the world with love’ sing the Golden Jubilarians! The life and mission of SCNs Agnes Tudu, Cassilda Castell, Mercy Thundathil, Nirmala Mulackal and Roselyn Karakattu of the past 50 years was honored by their sisters in Bangalore...
Future of Charity members gather

Future of Charity members gather

Future of Charity members from Nazareth and Cincinnati gathered on Saturday night with Sister Marie Flowers to celebrate her gifts to us all. The Sisters shared stories, sang songs, and had a blessing ritual.
Sister Philomina Hembrom: An Interview

Sister Philomina Hembrom: An Interview

I, Phelomena Hembrom, was born on Oct. 26, 1955. My father, Habil Hembrom and mother, Fabiola Kisku were from Mariam Pahari village and parish, at St. Mary’s Church in Bhagalpur Diocese. They had gone from Chakai parish along with late Jesuit father, Rev. Dan...
Sister Maria Emerentia Voytek: An Interview

Sister Maria Emerentia Voytek: An Interview

Interviewed by Sharon Cecil June 23, 2016 I, Agatha Voytek, was the middle child of John and Mae Voytek, born on April 27, 1935, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. I had an older sister, Sally and a younger brother, Leo. My family was loving and caring and close-knit....

Mary DePaul Zluky, SCN

Mary DePaul Zluky, SCN, was called to her heavenly home on September 12, 2017, at the age of 96 and in the 82nd year of her religious life. Sister entered the Congregation of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity from St. Michael Parish in Braddock, Pennsylvania in 1935....
Sister Julie Zilka: An Interview

Sister Julie Zilka: An Interview

Sister Julie Zilka Interviewed by Sharon Cecil June 21, 2016 In the beginning, when God created the heaven and the earth, God had already envisioned the sacred marriage of a young, handsome, brown-haired, blue-eyed lad from Eastern Europe to a lovely blonde,...
Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

Sister Pat Haley sings Old Gospel & Spirituals

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. Vincent de Paul Church. Enjoy and be sure to share...
Sister Cecelia Earline Hobbs: An Interview

Sister Cecelia Earline Hobbs: An Interview

CECELIA EARLINE HOBBS, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY ST. JEROME CHURCH “Nestled in the small village of Fancy Farm in far western, Graves County, Kentucky, St. Jerome Catholic Church has the distinction of being one of the few churches that grew a town; that town and the church...
Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

By Sister Paris Slapikas | From the Future of Charity blog Working with men and women who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual assault is never easy. Day in and day out our staff is entrusted with the responsibility of being present to people at a...
Sister Marina Thazhathuveettil: An Interview

Sister Marina Thazhathuveettil: An Interview

I, Marina Thazhathuveettil, SCN, am a native of Thidanad in Kerala. Born on October 6, 1949, I am the fifth child of Kurian and Bridget Thazhathuveettil. In the school, I was enrolled as Marykutty T. K., (in Kerala, people use the first letter of the family name and...
Sister Dorothy’s Golden Jubilee

Sister Dorothy’s Golden Jubilee

Congratulations to Dorothy Jackson, SCN, who celebrated her Golden Jubilee with a special Mass held August 12 at 4 p.m. at St. Martin de Porres Church in Louisville, Kentucky. The Mass included an SCN Jubilee Liturgy and a Renewal of Vows, followed by a Jubilee...
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...
Sister M. Audrey Drap: An Interview

Sister M. Audrey Drap: An Interview

July, 2016 (My comments, Mary Gene Frank, SCNA, will be in parentheses and in italics.) Upon introducing myself, the first question from Sister Audrey is, “Do you like hockey? How about football?” Sister Audrey is a great sports fan. On the wall in her room is a...
Sister Marie John Kelley: An Interview

Sister Marie John Kelley: An Interview

Written by Sister Theresa Knabel Although now in her nineties, Sister Marie John Kelley still has that Irish twinkle in her eyes which light up when she greets anyone. The youngest of eleven children Theresa Kelley was born on April 8, 1927, in South Boston,...