Sister Nirmala and the fight for a TB free India

Learn about Sister Nirmala’s work to raise awareness of the devastating health, social, and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and her efforts to end the TB epidemic with the Coalition for Aids and Related Diseases.

Families belong together

Two Honduran refugee families were welcomed by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Pittsburgh. They will live on campus in the Stone House. Sister Linda is leading the effort with collaborators to assist refugee families.

A message from Sister Evelyn

So many precious memories revolve around my 75 years as a teacher. I still keep my students in my prayers and love reconnecting with them. I am writing today to ask you to help another teacher.

Volunteers continue Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts

Disaster Relief volunteers made a return trip to continue to assist the underserved population in the Southwest area of Houston that was devastated by Hurricane Harvey last August.

Guilty plea in deaths

Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today in the deaths of Paula Merrill, SCN, and Margaret Held, SSSF, and was sentenced to life without parole. The decision takes into consideration that Sisters Paula and Margaret opposed the death penalty.

Compassion for all families

The Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, support the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ statement that separating children from their mothers and fathers at the United States/Mexico border is immoral. Protecting the integrity of families is foundational for a healthy and just society.

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation in a multicultural world. Impelled by the love of Christ, in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding, Sisters and Associates are committed to work for justice in solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially the economically poor and women, and to care for the earth. They risk their lives and resources, both personally and corporately, as they engage in diverse ministries in carrying out this mission.

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth promote the dignity and equality of women and other oppressed people in Church and in society.

The Journey Magazine

 

Learn about the ministry of compassionate care by Sister Paula in Mississippi, how Sisters bring guidance to religious educators in Belize, and a tattoo donated with the help of an associate member helped change a woman’s life.

 

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Social Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Global Ministries emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.

Sisters in Kathmandu continue to reach out to earthquake survivors

Now that the initial steps of relief work following the April earthquakes in Nepal are over, Navjyoti Center in Kathmandu is distributing blankets on to 507 families of Kavre District.

Rare letters and diplomas donated to Nazareth archives

Betty and Bill Ruleman from Athens, Tennessee, donated diplomas and letters from three of Betty’s ancestors (her great-great-grandfather's half-sisters) who attended Nazareth Academy in the late 1860s. The Sisters were Mary Irwin, Emma Irwin, and Sarah (Sallie) Irwin...

Standing on the soil of appreciation, pre-novices bid farewell

Six pre-novices completed their pre-novitiate program in Chandapura, Bangalore, under the direction of Anice Vattukulam, SCN. The pre-novices took the initiative to bid farewell to everyone in Chandapura, especially to express gratitude to Sister Anice, Anima...

Catholic pioneer Mother Spalding honored with statue in Louisville

Hundreds gathered, many of them Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, on Sunday outside the Cathedral of Assumption to dedicate the first statue of a historic woman on public space in Louisville, Kentucky. https://vimeo.com/134628634   Mother Catherine Spalding, bronze and...

Sisters in Nepal celebrate 24 trainees

711 in all, grateful for the new life they have received through the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

We heed the scriptural command to welcome the stranger

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious as together we strongly denounce the decision by the Trump administration to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 200,000 Salvadorans.

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