Charity Alive would like to share these stories that their members shared on Facebook for their appreciation to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth during their Sisters Online Appreciation Month. They want the Sisters to know how much they appreciate them.
Charity Alive continues with Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Appreciation Month as Charity Alive member Marcel Williams shares his story of how the Sisters helped to change his life.
Charity Alive is a group for young men and women, between the ages of 18 and 35, whose mission is to build and maintain a relationship with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The group meets for fellowship and service work throughout the year. They also meet with the sisters for prayer on their Nazareth, Ky., campus.
Charity Alive loves to serve others. Members and candidates of the group worked together to cook for cancer patients or people who have lost loved ones to the disease, at Gilda’s Club.
“Working with young people like Shannon gives me great hope for the future. Joining hands and hearts with others is the way we move forward in making our world a better place and witness to God’s love.”
In her senior year of high school, the class took a trip to Nazareth. All Sister Luke could say about this trip was that “Nazareth spoke to me”. She entered the SCN novitiate on September 8, 1966, having just turned eighteen three days before. Her Dad, Al, said, “Please stay at least two weeks to give it a try because it is too far to come back to Kentucky within a week.”
This weekend, the young adults participating in the Charity Alive gathering brought a renewed spirit to the Nazareth campus.
They wrapped presents and setup decorations in preparation for the upcoming Christmas event in Lee County, Kentucky, which will serve over 700 people with toys and basic necessities for living.
Charity Alive members gathered at Nazareth this weekend to relax, reflect and share faith journeys. One highlight was meeting with a few Sisters to listen to their faith journeys, glean wisdom and exchange a few stories.
The SCN House of Hospitality in Louisville recently hosted a Christmas decorating party. Charity Alive members and other friends joined the Sisters for a meal, and Christmas fun.
TaNaá and Andreiona are members of Charity Alive, a program for young adults designed to build and maintain relationships with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The four components of this program are service, spirituality, support, and finding direction in life.
Several members of Charity Alive spent the weekend at Nazareth for their biannual meeting. They enjoyed their accommodations in the Volunteer House where they gathered for prayer, planning, and support. Their service project of choice was decorating several Christmas trees in Carrico Hall and preparing the courtyard for outside decorations.
The group, indeed, created great energy and ideas for leadership, activities and inviting new members. They are excited to carry forth the charism of charity and the spirit of Catherine Spalding.
SCNs Paris Slapikas and Nancy Gerth recently hosted a Charity Alive cookout at the SCN Hospitality House in Louisville where the group gathered for good food and fun.
Charity Alive is the young adult associate program facilitated by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It was created as an opportunity for young adults across the United States to build and maintain relationships with the Sisters.
A request from Charity Alive member Andreiona Williams went out to SCNs in the Nazareth and Louisville areas for school supplies and backpacks for children in the West End of Louisville in collaboration with Emmanuel Baptist Church. The response was overwhelming with $1160 in money and supplies that were able to fill over 120 backpacks and then extra supplies to fill more bags!
On July 6, four members of Charity Alive along with Sisters Nancy Gerth and Luke Boiarski traveled to Beattyville, Kentucky to assist Dora Ross, the director of Kentucky Cornerstone Ministries.
Charity Alive Several members of Charity Alive along with Sisters Nancy Gerth, Valerie Miller and Luke Boiarski spent the past weekend in Dunbar, Pennsylvania. It was a time for prayer, strengthening relationships and visiting a few families in the Dunbar...
Sister Luke Boiarski, Sister Maria Brocato, Associate Mary Gene Frank along and four members of Charity Alive, TaNaa Davis, Erica Watts, Robbie Lewis, Andreiona Williams, and volunteer Pam Coates, traveled to Holly Springs, Mississippi last week to assist in the...
A Charity Alive gathering for young adults was held Memorial Day weekend at Nazareth, Kentucky. Time together focused on the person and charism of Vincent DePaul and Catherine Spalding. A Parisian cafe was the setting for the encounter with Vincent and a...
Time together focused on the person and charism of Vincent DePaul and Catherine Spalding.
scndaily: This weekend, Charity Alive, a young adult group gathered at Nazareth, Kentucky, for a weekend of giving service, developing spirituality, building support and finding direction in life. During the Sunday Liturgy, Erica Watts, Taniera Paige,...
Nancy Gerth, SCN, along with a group from Charity Alive prepared door decorations and spread holiday cheer to the residents at Vincentian Personal Care Home. They had a time of reflection on Thanksgiving for those whom are lights in their lives. They also attended the...
See more photos on TumblrCharity Alive, the new Young Adult Associate program facilitated by SCNs Luke Boiarski and Nancy Gerth, hosted a pilot weekend for the launching of the program.Charity Alive was created as an opportunity for young adults across the United...