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Lenten Reflection Day 33

Lenten Reflection Day 33

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 32

Lenten Reflection Day 32

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Hospital masks arrive in New York

Hospital masks arrive in New York

Masks made by the “Sew Sisters” have been sent to New York where Sister Luke Boiarski’s cousin, Carla Tarantino, founded and is the director of the personal care agency, Select Care. They received the masks from Nazareth today.

Lenten Reflection Day 31

Lenten Reflection Day 31

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Sharing from Patna Province

Sharing from Patna Province

COVID-19 has spread across multiple countries and infected thousands of people. The virus has caused more than 21,000 deaths worldwide so far. In the wake of recent outbreak of Corona Virus in India, what can we do in order to prevent transmission? How to practice health precautions? How to educate ourselves as well as our people? 

‘Sew Sister’ making masks for health workers

‘Sew Sister’ making masks for health workers

Sister Paschal Maria Fernicola, one of the “Sew Sisters”, is responding to the #MillionMaskChallenge that addresses the acute shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers.

Lenten Reflection Day 30

Lenten Reflection Day 30

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Motherhouse Rainbow Jubilee

Motherhouse Rainbow Jubilee

The Rainbow Jubilee could not be celebrated as it usually is at Nazareth, but Sisters had a celebratory prayer to honor their Jubilarians.

Lenten Reflection Day 29

Lenten Reflection Day 29

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Read the latest issue of The Journey

Read the latest issue of The Journey

In this issue of The Journey, you can read more on our Kenya initiative, as well as other stories that flow from our engagement in other parts of the world. The inspiring stories of Sisters Margaret Lillian Davenport, Blanche Correia, and Rose Plathottathil, will give you a sense of how they reflect God’s love in what they do.

The Spirituality of Bicycling

The Spirituality of Bicycling

A simple bike ride, whether it be around the neighborhood or one leg in a triathlon, can augment my own spiritual practices and perspective on the life around me. At this point in my life, and maybe during this time in your life, bicycling strengthened by faith and grace is part of the journey.

Lenten Reflection Day 28

Lenten Reflection Day 28

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 27

Lenten Reflection Day 27

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 26

Lenten Reflection Day 26

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Remembering Catherine

Remembering Catherine

The community at the Motherhouse had a prayer service to commemorate the death anniversary of the beloved Mother Catherine Spalding. In Chandapura, the community celebrated and remembered Mother Catherine with love and gratitude.

Lenten Reflection Day 25

Lenten Reflection Day 25

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

The UISG (International Union of Superiors General) has designated Sunday, March 22 as a Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer for those impacted by the pandemic. We are invited to join in this plea for an end to suffering and death from this pandemic. Please let us join one another in our SCN Prayer which is attached as we pray in solidarity with our Sisters across the world in this day of prayer.

Sister Angela supports her mother in nursing home

Sister Angela supports her mother in nursing home

Six brothers and sisters stood outside of St. Mary’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, holding a sign that spelled out “We love you mom” with each person’s name on the back.

Anniversary of the death of Mother Catherine

Anniversary of the death of Mother Catherine

Mother Catherine was a woman of her time. As she moved through her daily life, she encountered God wherever she experienced people in need and in all of creation. May she inspire us as we face the challenges of our day.

Lenten Reflection Day 24

Lenten Reflection Day 24

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

At the border, during a pandemic

At the border, during a pandemic

“Lots of prayers for all,” Sisters Brenda Gonzales shares her experience of volunteering at the Mexico border in a time of pandemic.

Sharing around the Congregation

Sharing around the Congregation

Today, I feel invited to a deeper belief like the Tulip Magnolia and to nurture hope in me and others that God works everything in her way and time. As we take all the precautions, we hold one another in love and respect. And the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth assure our prayers and support to everyone who is affected by Coronavirus in any way. May God guide all of us to the light. -Sister Jacky

Lenten Reflection Day 23

Lenten Reflection Day 23

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 22

Lenten Reflection Day 22

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

A message in a time of pandemic

A message in a time of pandemic

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and our Associates are united with you in prayer in this crisis time. We pray for those infected that they receive proper treatment and the comfort of God’s healing presence. May their caregivers be protected. May God help us to be people of hope and deep faith.

Lenten Reflection Day 21

Lenten Reflection Day 21

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Blessing for Sister Catherine

Blessing for Sister Catherine

Sisters and Associates enjoyed loving hospitality at the Spalding House in Brockton, Massachusettes. They celebrated St Patrick’s Day in gratitude and to bless Catherine Lee, SCN, as she prepares to go to Nazareth, Kentucky.

Lenten Reflection Day 20

Lenten Reflection Day 20

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 19

Lenten Reflection Day 19

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 18

Lenten Reflection Day 18

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Coronavirus Precautions at Nazareth

Coronavirus Precautions at Nazareth

Out of concern for the health and safety of all who live, work and visit Nazareth and due to the serious and escalating nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are taking the following steps to protect our Sisters, staff and those who would visit.

Charity Alive – Sisters Appreciation

Charity Alive – Sisters Appreciation

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.

Lenten Reflection Day 17

Lenten Reflection Day 17

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 16

Lenten Reflection Day 16

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Lenten Reflection Day 15

Lenten Reflection Day 15

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

‘I Am Generation Equality’

‘I Am Generation Equality’

With 70 women present, some who had personally been affected by violence, the group spoke about the experience of their struggle in attaining justice, all while dealing with illiteracy or with very little education, having no financial backing, no family support, and having children who need their care.

Catherine’s Louisville

Catherine’s Louisville

Catherine’s Louisville is a walking tour, now in video form, highlighting the sites of Mother Catherine’s missions and residences in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on her book, “Pioneer Spirit,” the late Mary Ellen Doyle, SCN, created this walking tour in order to inspire those interested in Mother Catherine’s life.

Lenten Reflection Day 14

Lenten Reflection Day 14

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

International Women’s Day in Gaya Central Prison

International Women’s Day in Gaya Central Prison

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth spent the afternoon of International Women’s Day with women inmates of Gaya Central Prison. The global day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

Lenten Reflection Day 13

Lenten Reflection Day 13

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Sister Evelyn Hurley turns 105

Sister Evelyn Hurley turns 105

🎂 Happy 105th birthday dear Sister Evie! God has blessed you with a bountiful life and you share that spirit with everyone you meet. As you have blessed so many others, may God’s blessings follow you wherever you go.

Lenten Reflection Day 12

Lenten Reflection Day 12

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Historic homelessness resolution at UN

Historic homelessness resolution at UN

The 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development has historic significance. For the first time, the UN has issued a resolution on homelessness, describing it and calling on member states to measure it. This is a testament to the power of advocacy, collaboration and partnerships among NGOs, people who experience homelessness, UN member states and the UN.

Lenten Reflection Day 11

Lenten Reflection Day 11

This Lent, the Ecological Sustainability Committee offers these daily reflections. The reflections speak of a spirituality that brings us and others closer to God through the gifts and wonders of creation.

Sisters prepare for border ministry

Sisters prepare for border ministry

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth gave blessings upon Sister Brenda Gonzales and Sister Rosemarie Kirwan as they prepared to leave for the US/Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, at the Humanitarian Respite Center.

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