All posts from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Sister Mary Clement Pavlik: An Interview

“I have just learned to accept things as they come, to go with the flow.” There must have been and still is much “going with the flow” in Sister Mary Clement Pavlik’s life. This year she celebrated her 101th birthday and still has energy and enjoyable wit about her life and ministries.

Obituary of Emily Pugh, SCN

Emily Pugh, SCN, 91, was born in Bardstown, Kentucky. She died at Nazareth Home in Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Sister Emily had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 72 years. From 1945-1963, Sister Emily served as a teacher in...

Teaching the Gospel of Love

Jane Karakunnel, SCN, taught the Gospels of St. John to those interested to enter into a personal relationship with Jesus as their savior and to experience the fullness of life, here and now. They have a desire to become strong in their faith and commitment to the family, the Church and the society.

Sister Wilma Ross: Practicing Her Faith Through Serving

Most sisters who have been in a religious community for several decades have served in many places. Sister Wilma Ross, SCN, is an exception.

Her first assignment with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth was to teach at Columbus St. Ladislas School, and she never left. She taught there from 1963 to 1981, then went into nursing and social work, and continues to live at the St. Ladislas convent, which includes a Eucharistic chapel open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays.

International Yoga Day

Sisters help others discover the sense of oneness with themselves, the world and nature. On the occasion of International Yoga Day, Nazareth Hospital in Mokama organized a yoga session for the public in the Outpatient department.

Summer program for young Sisters

Patna Province has 33 Temporary Professed Sisters in mission and doing various studies. Sisters Jane and Jayanti shared that it is a great joy to see the growth and maturity in our young Sisters to take responsibilities in their mission. The retreat directors also commented on the sound SCN formation to help the formees to reflect and to have in-depth sharing, freely.

Sister Therese Martin Blehar: An Interview

Sister Therese Martin is a kind, considerate, and humble person. She expressed a belief that she hadn’t done much to tell about in an interview but the reality was to be quite the opposite. In hearing her story, studying her missions, and listening to reports from Sisters who experienced her leadership abilities, it is easy to see that Sister Therese Martin has provided remarkable guidance to her students, as a local superior at mission houses, and as the Motherhouse coordinator.

Obituary of Marylee King, SCN

Sister Marylee King, SCN, formerly Sister George Cecilia King, 87, a native of Topeka, Kansas, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on June 11, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 65 years. Sister served as a teacher in elementary...

World Environment Day

June 5 was celebrated with great gusto by the people living in the remote villages surrounded by the famous Kauleswari Mountain in Chatra District. Prior to the day people walked (Padayatra) from village to village not minding the scorching heat, a radius of 5...