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Maureen “Reenie” Daugherty, SCN

Maureen “Reenie” Daugherty, SCN, 74, formerly Sister Patrick Daugherty, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, March 17, 2017, the feast of St. Patrick. Sister had been a professed SCN for 52 years. Sister Maureen served in...

Festival of village democracy

Burhigara and Kasiadih is twin villages standing as witnesses to a long and bloody struggle for ownership of 1100 acres of land spread out in 22 villages. Though the fight was completely armless, the opposition (the land lord and the Maoists in connivance with the...

Vasai rings the silver bells

See more photos. The Nazareth Convent School Silver Jubilee year began on 28th February 2017 on a splendid note. The ceremony began from the Primary Section with a Maharashtrian traditional dance of Lezim. A tableau by Nazareth Primary Students depicted a flashback of...

SCN Newsline

Carol Ann Bonn, SCN, 75, a native of Columbus, Ohio, died at Nazareth Home on, Friday, February 24, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 53 years. Sister Carol Ann served in the education ministry, teaching at schools in Payneville and...

Carol Ann Bonn, SCN

Carol Ann Bonn, SCN, 75, a native of Columbus, OH, died at Nazareth Home, on, Friday, February 24, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 53 years. Sister Carol Ann served in the education ministry, teaching at schools in Payneville, KY...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: ‘Now we know their names’

Reprinted from the Kentucky Standard February 22, 2017 By Kacie Goode   Sister Pat Haley started the program with lyrics from a song “‘Pray together children. Don’t you get weary. There’s a great camp meeting in the promise land.’” Haley said. “The promise land...

A simple woman of deep faith

In their desire to have a pastoral approach in all their ministries, Sisters at Kutuderi Health Ministry, SCNs Archana Valiaparambil, Anjana Kunnath, Anita Murmu (Sr.) and Mary Bridget Lakra, prayed with a family on Feb. 9, 2017 in Kutuderi Village, India. In January,...

Ellen Paul McGovern, SCN

Ellen Paul McGovern, SCN, 86, a native of Boston, Massachusetts, died at Nazareth Home, on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 60 years. Sister Ellen Paul served in education ministries in Kentucky, Maryland, and...

Mary Jane McMakin, SCN

Mary Jane McMakin, SCN, 79, a native of Quincy, Massachusetts, died at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Sister Mary Jane had been a professed SCN for 58 years. She served in education in Kentucky, Virginia, and...

Sister Marita Pozek: An Interview

The remarks of this interviewer are in italics. At the top of the page of Sister Marita Pozek’s short autobiography which I used for reference, she had written ” Nothing happens by chance.” As I left her apartment and her gracious hospitality, I found myself thinking...

Republic Day 2017

Republic Day at Mokama Nazareth Academy On the 68th Republic day of India, Sangeeta Ayithamattam, SCN, vice president, chief guest, hoisted the Indian flag at Nazareth Academy, Mokama on Jan. 26, 2017. She urged the students to keep their surrounding and the...

Inter Province Formation Team Meets in Mokama

The inter-province formation team members, SCNs Amelia Moras, Anice Vattukulam, Beena Chirackal, Jayanti Lakra, Josita Eniakattu, Marcelline Indwar, Suchita Kullu and Sushma Bodra met in Mokama from Jan. 23 2017 to incorporate the decisions/guidelines approved during...

Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN

Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN, 92, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville on Monday, January 16, 2017. Sister made First Vows as a Religious of the Sacred Heart on March 19, 1949, and transferred to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on...

Sister Rita Jo Hancsak: An Interview

August, 2016 - Sister Rita Jo Hancsak (formerly S. Mary Dorothy) (Sister Rita Jo’s story has been reproduced from her autobiography written in 2008 and a video interview done by a niece of Pat McKim, SCNA, given in July, 2013. Consolidation of the two sources was done...

Catherine Nix, SCN

Catherine Nix, SCN, 84, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She had been a professed SCN for 62 years. Sister Catherine served as a teacher in grade schools in Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky, including St. Augustine...

Margaret Meisner, SCN

Margaret Meisner, SCN, 80, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 61 years. For 20 years, Sister Margaret’s ministry was in education. She taught primary grades...

Helping mothers survive

If Sister Jessie’s dream comes true, no mothers will die during childbirth in her district. In one of the poorest districts of north Karnataka, Jessie Saldanha, SCN, spends days and nights working toward this goal as the head of a pilot project of Narayana Health Limited.