International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on Sept. 21. It is a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. This year the focus is on the Right to Peace.

Sister Swarupa speaks in the lead up to International Day of the Girl Child

Sisters are leading the conversation about gender equality in the lead up to International Day of the Girl Child. Students from Asha Kiran demonstrated the need to challenge and change discrimination existing in society.

Kentucky teen volunteers with Sisters in Nepal

Amit Adhikari, a senior at Covington Latin School, a co-educational Catholic college-preparatory high school in Covington, Kentucky, went to Kathmandu, Nepal, to volunteer with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at their school for students with special needs.

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth provide calm and reconstruction after the storms

Sisters, associates and lay volunteers aid those in need, whether they are nearby (West Point is about 35 miles from the congregation’s motherhouse in Nazareth) or as far away as Belize, where they have made several trips to help build houses.

‘It’s a call to serve’

From humble beginnings at St. Thomas to an expansive outreach overseas, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have for years had a global impact. Now, that international connection is further reflected in the new Central Leadership Team, which, for the first time, includes two members from India.

45 days of rain closes Marian School

Flood affected villagers struggle to keep their children in school after the onset of the 2018 tropical monsoon. Sisters had to close for two months when bridges and roads were washed away.

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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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.

As U.N. prepares for monumental year, advocates question new anti-poverty goals

For those who pay attention to the United Nations, this year is shaping up to be something of a milestone, with the last half of the year in particular taking pride of place for global significance. "2015 is going to go down as quite a year," said Sr. Jean Stoner, who...

A light for others

With the Sisters, Jayan has found absolute joy in being a crusader against child marriage. She strives each day to educate at least one family on the evils of child marriage.

A Sister in ministry for the rights of migrant workers

When a migrant worker’s rights are violated, Sister Gracy steps in to help

Navjyoti Center students win bocce competition

View more photos Two of Navjyoti Center's students in Kathmandu, Nepal, won first and third prizes in a bocce competition organized by the regional Special Olympics of Nepal in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, on June 20, 2015. Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the...

Water shortage in earthquake affected Nepal

Water for drinking and irrigational purpose is an urgent need of the people, especially women in Nepal. “Give us water, for drinking and for our fields, we shall survive.”

Catherine Spalding: Woman of Kentucky by St. Agnes Catholic School

Third and fourth grade students from St. Agnes Catholic School of Louisville, Kentucky, perform their musical play, “Catherine Spalding: Woman of Kentucky.” The play was adapted from Sister Grace Saia’s children’s book detailing the life of Mother Catherine Spalding....

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