SCN’s Celebrate in Belize

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth gathered with SCN Associates for a Retreat Oct. 2-3, 2015, on the topic of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac. The retreat was held in Dangriga, Belize, where the first SCNs arrived 40 years ago. On Oct. 3, 10 SCNAs renewed their commitments at the Eucharistic Liturgy at Sacred Heart Church. Afterwards, over 125 persons celebrated our 40th anniversary of presence in Belize in the Church Social Hall. The event included the shared cultural gifts of the people including music on the marimba, drums, singing, dancing and food. Jo Ann Paulin, SCNA director for the Western Province was present in Belize to meet the SCNAs.

Names from L to R are: Abel Vargas, Magnolia Vargas, Lennox Forbes, Georgia Parchue, Emilita Reyes, Alice Delilah Cabb, Mae Norales, Theresa Areola, Michael Usher, and Ernestine Usher renewed their SCNA commitments at Sacred Heart Church Dangriga, Belize on October 3, 2015.

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