Victim Impact Statements – Sisters Paula and Margaret

Victim Impact Statements – Sisters Paula and Margaret

Multiple news sources are covering the court procedure today as Rodney Earl Sanders pleaded guilty in the deaths of Sisters Paula Merrill and Margaret Held. During the hearing, representatives from the religious congregations, family members and friends shared...
Rally in Louisville

Rally in Louisville

SCNs participated in a rally today, held across from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in Louisville. The group demanded an end to the tearing apart of families and the inhumane treatment of...
Guilty plea in deaths

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. District Attorney, Akillie Malone-Oliver said the decision takes into consideration that Sisters...
Sister Patricia Ann Worley: An Interview

Sister Patricia Ann Worley: An Interview

I, Patricia Ann Worley was born on June 4, 1933 in Roanoke, Virginia. My parents were Alvin Russell and Ella O’Brien Worley. I had two older sisters, Betty (Mrs. James Gill) and Martha (Mrs. Vernon Brock). My mother and father divorced when I was five years old....
Plea Hearing Set for Tomorrow

Plea Hearing Set for Tomorrow

Please pray for all involved in tomorrow’s plea hearing in the deaths of Sisters Paula Merrill and Margaret Held. According to the District Attorney, Akillie Malone-Oliver, Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, charged with killing Sisters Paula...
Compassion for all families

Compassion for all families

As a member Congregation of the Charity Federation, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth release the following: The Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, support the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ statement that separating children from their mothers and fathers at...
Congregation Purchases its First Fully Electric Car

Congregation Purchases its First Fully Electric Car

Molly Thompson, SCN, is the first SCN embracing a fully electric vehicle. Today, a Chevy Bolt was delivered to the Motherhouse Campus, Nazareth, Kentucky. Molly is excited about this new vehicle, as there are few if any in the area, and the Sisters are taking the lead...
Temporary Professed Sisters renew vows

Temporary Professed Sisters renew vows

Nineteen Temporary Professed Sisters renewed their vows yesterday. Sr Philomena Kottoor received their vows during the liturgy at 11.00 a.m. in the Convent chapel in Mokama. Sisters from local communities and Novices participated in this solemn Eucharistic...
Rodney Earl Sanders to plead guilty

Rodney Earl Sanders to plead guilty

District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver has confirmed that Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, charged with killing Sisters Paula Merrill and Margaret Held, will plead guilty to capital murder as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the...

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