Office of Social and Environmental Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Social and Environmental Justice emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the congregational mission statement and most recent General Assembly directives. These “lenses” are used to analyze issues, reflect on potential actions, examine opportunities for collaboration, and create a unified voice for confronting global injustices of our time.

Social Justice Stories

Sisters speak out against racism

Sisters speak out against racism

Saddened by the taking of innocent black lives and mindful of the many protests and vigils taking place across the country, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth delivered a statement affirming the need for understanding, healing, and a just society where all are treated with the dignity they deserve.

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Citizens Climate Lobby visits Nazareth

Citizens Climate Lobby visits Nazareth

On April 16, members from Citizen’s Climate Lobby shared details on a piece of federal legislation with the sisters at Nazareth.  The bill, The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763) seeks to provide a revenue neutral, job creating, health enhancing solution to problems created by Climate Change.

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