‘Take the first step in faith’

‘Take the first step in faith’

Sisters in Botswana gathered in Metsimotlhabe on Saturday, Nov. 18, to bless Sister Vinaya as she is ready to take off for Kenya Exploration. The community presented her with a Kenyan flag and wished her with the words of Martin Luther King Junior, “Take the...
Half-yearly juniors gathering in Ranchi

Half-yearly juniors gathering in Ranchi

We, the nine Temporary Professed Sisters of Jharkhand region, gathered in Ranchi to spend a day of prayer and sharing with our director, Amelia Moras, SCN, vice provincial from the evening of Oct. 27, 2017. The next day morning liturgy set the tone for our day. A...
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 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...
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...
Entrance to novitiate in Mokama

Entrance to novitiate in Mokama

View more photos. Basanti Lakra, SCN, Provincial, accepted the ten Pre-Novices, Filomina Bhengra, Joy Baxla, Jyoti Tudu, Monica Hansdak, Nicola Lepcha, Priya Toppo, S. R. Jharna Rani Mallick, Salima Ekka, Salma Lepcha and Swastica Kiro into the two-year Novitiate...
Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

SCNs in Bangalore celebrate the perpetual vows of sisters Sisters Jansel and Josephine Arul pronounced their perpetual vows on May 6, 2017 at Nazareth Convent, Chandapura in the presence of SCNs, Priests, religious from other congregations and their family members. 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...
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...
Nazareth’s own ‘Iron Nun’

Nazareth’s own ‘Iron Nun’

Recently Sister Lisa Polega completed her first sprint triathlon and she shares this reflection about exercise has become a part of her spiritual journey. “I completed my first sprint triathlon on my 50th Birthday! I’ve engaged in 5K runs and century...
Entrance to pre-candidacy in Belize

Entrance to pre-candidacy in Belize

On Friday Sisters in Belize joined Elisa Rodriguez (second from the right) in a small prayer service to officially welcome her to the pre-candidacy program. This means that Elisa is now officially discerning with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Belize. Please...

Strength for the Journey SCN center Belize City was unusually…

Strength for the Journey SCN center Belize City was unusually full this weekend! SCNs Chris Kunze and Higinia Bol traveled up from the San Antonio Mission along with five young women who were interested in learning more about the SCN community. They were welcomed by...

Final Vows in Mokama

SCNs Grace Binita Tuti, Jayanti Marandi, Kitamai Catherine Sinku, Manisha Bara, Olive Ekka, Sheela Barla, Sushila Telra and Tarcisia Hembrom made their final vows at the Convent chapel in Mokama, India, on May 11. Carlette Gentle, SCN, was also present for the...

An Hour of Reflection On God’s Call for Women …

Please join us as we gather for an hour of prayer and reflection in discerning God’s call in our lives. Am I being called to marriage or religious life? This evening is for single, Catholic women, ages 18-45. We will gather for a period of reflective prayer and...

Acceptance of First Candidates in Botswana

The expanded Botswana Community. To see more photos click here. December 1, 2012 was a Red Letter Day for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as the Congregation was celebrating the closing of the Bicentennial Year in Botswana, two young women took a bold step to...

Inter-Community Novitiate, St. Louis

Sister Marie Flowers shares about the Inter-Community Novitiate Program… I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to participate in an Inter-Community Novitiate in St. Louis, Missouri. The 23 Novices in my program represent: Sisters of Providence, School...