Sister Wilma Ross: Practicing Her Faith Through Serving

Sister Wilma Ross: Practicing Her Faith Through Serving

Wilma Ross, SCN (right) visited with Sharen Baldy, SCN, in Columbus, Ohio. originally printed in the Catholic Times, Columbus, Ohio Most sisters who have been in a religious community for several decades have served in many places. Sister Wilma Ross, SCN, is an...
Sister Therese Martin Blehar: An Interview

Sister Therese Martin Blehar: An Interview

June 2016 (The remarks of the interviewer are in italics. Sister is referred to by both her baptismal name ‘Margaret’ and her religious name ‘Therese Martin’ in this story.) Therese Martin: A young Sister Therese Martin poses for her picture On May 20, 1930, Margaret...

Obituary of Marylee King, SCN

Sister Marylee King, SCN, formerly Sister George Cecilia King, 87, a native of Topeka, Kansas, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on June 11, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 65 years. Sister served as a teacher in elementary...
Sister Seema Monippallikalayil: An Interview

Sister Seema Monippallikalayil: An Interview

Down Memory Lane: By Seema Monippallikalayil, SCN Memories of my childhood evoke a lot of joy within me. My twin sister, Valsamma and I, Elsamma are known as SCNs Anila and Seema in the Congregation. We had the opportunity of being pampered by our maternal aunts, as...
Transitions lead to transformation

Transitions lead to transformation

Read more on Future of Charity Sister Judy Donohue During Palm Sunday weekend, my sister Margaret, visited me during my mission time in Belize City, Central America. When I became impatient waiting on an event, she would then sing me this song: “Have patience, have...
Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Belize Says ‘Thank You’ to Sister Maggie Cooper

Friends and Sisters of Charity of Nazareth joined Sr. Maggie Cooper, SCN (fourth from right) to bid her farewell at a Mass celebrated by Bishop Christopher Glancy, CSV at the home of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on April 27. From The Christian Herald, May 2017 A...
A Beacon in Her Community

A Beacon in Her Community

A Beacon in her Community In her parish, Sister Jeanne serves with dedication and compassion. From The Journey, Vol. III, 2015 Since the time that she entered first grade Jeanne Vucic, SCN, knew she wanted to be a Sister, and that she wanted to help people find deeper...
Sister M. Georgine Bires: An Interview

Sister M. Georgine Bires: An Interview

(I met Sister Georgine for the first time, June 21, 2016, when we had our initial meeting for her interview. My comments, Mary Gene Frank, SCNA, will be in parentheses and in italics.) Sister uses a wheelchair and is on oxygen support all the time. Early in the...

Obituary of Rebecca Rodenbaugh, SCN

Rebecca Rodenbaugh, SCN, 100, a native of Tutwiler, MS, died at Nazareth Home, on Monday, Monday, May 15, 2017.  Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 79 years. Sister Rebecca served as a grade school teacher in Memphis, TN and in Louisville at...

Marie John Kelley, SCN

Marie John Kelley, SCN, 90, a native of South Boston, MA, died at Nazareth Home, on Monday, May 8, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 66 years. Sister Marie John served as a grade school teacher in Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland, and...

Michael Anthony Wilson, SCN

Michael Anthony Wilson, SCN, 81, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, on Monday, May 1, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 60 years. Sister Michael Anthony served as a teacher in Louisville at St. Patrick and St....
Sister Martha Discher: An Interview

Sister Martha Discher: An Interview

Interviewed by Sister Paschal Maria Fernicola, 2016 My father, Louis J. Discher, was of German background. He, his father and his brother created a store on Market St. in Louisville, Kentucky, called “Geher and Son”. Eventually, the whole family was involved in this...
Sister Agnes Mary Deley: An Interview

Sister Agnes Mary Deley: An Interview

Sister Agnes Mary on August 15, 1951, the day she entered the novitiate Interviewed by Sharon Cecil, June 21, 2016 John C. and Anna E. Deley were born in Slovakia in Eastern Europe where John was in the European Army. They married and their first daughter was born on...

Margaret “Mag” Riggs, SCN

Margaret “Mag” Riggs, SCN, 69, a native of Lebanon, Kentucky, died at Nazareth, Kentucky, on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 34 years. Sister Mag lived in Belize from 1982-1983 where she served in a local parish....

Mary Loretto Krimple, SCN

Mary Loretto Krimple, SCN, 88, a native of Paducah, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, April 7, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth SCN for 68 years. Sister Mary Loretto served as a teacher in elementary education in...
Sister Miriam Walter Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Sister Miriam Walter Celebrates 70th Anniversary

See more photos. Sunday, March 26, was a day of joy and surprises for Sister Miriam Ann Walter, SCN, as she celebrated 70 years of religious life. Mass for her intentions was offered at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville, Kentucky. Sister Rochelle Marie...
Sister Charlotte Gambol: An Interview

Sister Charlotte Gambol: An Interview

(Sister is referred to by both her baptismal name ‘Leona’ and her religious name ‘Charlotte’ in this story.) Sister Charlotte Gambol feels close to Mother Catherine Spalding because they share a very similar childhood. Like Mother Catherine, Charlotte lost her mother...
Editorial: Learning about SCN can offer inspiration

Editorial: Learning about SCN can offer inspiration

The Kentucky Standard Editorial Board Recently, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth marked National Catholic Sisters Week by offering tours of Nazareth and sharing their stories. Not only did they talk about the origins of the organization, they shared their personal...

Maureen “Reenie” Daugherty, SCN

Maureen “Reenie” Daugherty, SCN, 74, formerly Sister Patrick Daugherty, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, March 17, 2017, the feast of St. Patrick. Sister had been a professed SCN for 52 years. Sister Maureen served in...
The Calling: Becoming a Sister late in life

The Calling: Becoming a Sister late in life

By Kacie Goode | The Kentucky Standard Flowers one of Nazareth’s newest SCNs Sr. Marie Flowers described herself as a “church nerd” growing up. “I had always been very involved in the church,” she said. “I sang in the choir for 20-something years” and could recall...