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Sister Paris Slapikas and Sister Eva Kowalski participated in the Sister Eileen Golf Classic, a Vincentian Collaboration golf fundraiser.
“Deepening Oneness in Christ with hope for joyful commitment.” Posters of the General Assembly logo and prayer card are popping up in communities.
Rooted in the past but always looking forward with a progressive vision for making the world a better place, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have tremendously impacted the development of local Catholic culture and local culture overall, while at the same time making their compassionate mark globally.
All the members of Botswana Community gathered at Metsimotlhabe on July 02, 2017, to thank Sister Ann Muthukattil, the outgoing contact person for Botswana and welcome Sister Sunila Erumangalathu the newly elected contact person for the next three years.
“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.
Navjyoti Center in collaboration with Shree Ram H.S. School and Jana Jagriti School conducted a local game promotion tournament and celebrated World Play Day on June 16, 2017.
As promised in our June letter, we are sending some helpful reflection material for your personal/communal prayer during the months of July/August.
The smiles on the faces of the patients communicated their joy and happiness during this winter season as 100 blankets, a wheelchair, and a bed were given to homebound patients under the Sisters’ home care program of Pabalelong Hospice in Botswana.
Gifts to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in memory or in honor of others for the period of Jan. 01, 2017 to March 31, 2017.
Congratulations to Marie Celine Osbourn, SCN, who will be retiring from CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 30. She has been in ministry there since 1993.
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...
In Surkhet, 24 women received certificates on June 28, for completion of the skills and empowerment training and 26 students from 10 child clubs who passed class 10 exam were also honored.
Sisters and volunteers worked with the Feeding America network. It is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger.
Da’Jere Wallace doesn’t take his education for granted. He is an honor student at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh and a recipient of the Founders Award Scholarship which makes it possible for him to attend the Academy.
A German charity organization recently spent some time in Katmandu with the Sisters. They learned about ministries and took photos. They share their thoughts about this journey with the Sisters.
"Friday was the final day of work here on the Crow Reservation. We finished not only sealing and staining Chief Plenty Coup'sHouse butt were able to complete the home of Mary DeCrane. Mary is an elder who is sharing her home with other members of her clan. "Tonight,...
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.
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.
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.
The Montana big blue sky and the rolling prairies caressed by majestic mountains in the distance gives one a sense of freedom and deep appreciation of the natural beauty that surrounds the Crow Nation.
On behalf of the General Assembly Steering Committee, we want to keep everyone informed on how we plan to communicate with the congregation in the months leading up to the General Assembly.
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 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.
Nazareth Home Clifton has been named an AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Bronze Award recipient. This award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living recognizes facilities that have met the high standards set forth by the AHCA/NCAL.
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...
Read a joint statement from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and 12 congregations of women religious from the Sisters of Charity Federation regarding the decision for the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
Watch this video montage of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth work for justice in solidarity with oppressed people, especially the economically poor and women.
Since arriving in Belize City on Saturday, ‘PresGirls’ painted various dwellings including the Yasha House, a home for young women needing a safe place to reside. They also met with families in Las Flores, delivering shoes and clothing. While they’ve been quite busy, the group managed to squeeze in siesta time and a little sightseeing.
“I am content if I can only be useful” – Catherine Spalding
2017 Jubilarians were honored today during a Celebration Liturgy at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, KY. The Mass included a renewal of vows for the 21 SCNs honored for 55-75 years
Sisters celebrated World Environment Day with the girls at Asha Kiran, Dharuhera, India.
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...
World Environment day was celebrated at Marian English Medium, Anakkampoil, school on June 6.
Sisters from Carrico Hall at the Nazareth Motherhouse gathered for a garden party late yesterday evening to enjoy the each other’s company, the warm weather, and some wonderful music.