In the Sisters, a child finds help

Lost and alone, suffering from a broken elbow, a young girl is found by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.


Sister Rose Howard: A Profile

Set your heart on integrity, true piety, faithfulness, love, endurance and gentleness.


Standing on the soil of appreciation, pre-novices bid farewell

Six pre-novices completed their pre-novitiate program in Chandapura, Bangalore, under the direction of Anice Vattukulam, SCN. The pre-novices took the initiative to bid farewell to everyone in Chandapura, especially to express gratitude to Sister Anice, Anima...

Living Independently in Full Existence officially opens

Congratulations to Carlette Gentle, SCN, on the official opening of LIFE ministry for the elderly.


Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Donate a Conservation Easement on 32 acres in Fayette County

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth announced the donation of a conservation easement to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) on 32 acres of its property in Dunbar Township, Fayette County.


#IamVincent. So is Rebecca, and thousands like her, who catch the charism and are impelled to serve.

A young Vincentian and missionary from Lebanon, Kentucky, recently volunteered her time with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.


About Us

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation in a multicultural world. Impelled by the love of Christ, in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding, Sisters and Associates are committed to work for justice in solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially the economically poor and women, and to care for the earth. They risk their lives and resources, both personally and corporately, as they engage in diverse ministries in carrying out this mission.

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth promote the dignity and equality of women and other oppressed people in Church and in society.

The Journey Magazine

Read about the unveiling of a statue of the Congregation’s foundress Mother Catherine Spalding, learn about Sister Jeanne Vucic’s ministry, and how thirteen-year-old Maria is improving her education at Doors to Hope.


Prayer Requests

Prayer is an important component in the life of the SCN Family. We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.

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Social Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Global Ministries emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregational Mission Statement and most recent General Assembly Directives. These “lens” are used to analyze issues, reflect on potential actions, examine opportunities for collaboration, and create a unified voice for confronting global injustices of our time.

Sister Trudy Foster moves ministry to Nazareth

Trudy Foster, SCN, enjoys being in the mix of people. In a soup kitchen or a Greyhound bus, what she enjoys most, is the people.


And the winners are …

Congratulations to the 2015 Super Raffle winners! They are: 1st Prize of $20,000 – Beth and Mark Huddy of Pataskala, Ohio, ticket #0744, sold by Sister Sharen Baldy 2nd Prize of $5,000 – Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, purchased by Loretta Taylor, ticket #1121, sold...

Vacation bible school in San Antonio, Belize, led by Sisters and volunteers

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth lay volunteers Rob and Barb Mitchell joined Sisters Higinia, Chris and Sharon in San Antonio, Belize, for a vacation bible school. Seventy-five children from ages six to 13 participated in learning bible stories, songs, art, and sports....

Sister Anne Magruder

Visiting with Sister Anne was an experience of being in the comfortable, joyful presence of a faithful SCN.


Rare letters and diplomas donated to Nazareth archives

Betty and Bill Ruleman from Athens, Tennessee, donated diplomas and letters from three of Betty’s ancestors (her great-great-grandfather’s half-sisters) who attended Nazareth Academy in the late 1860s. The Sisters were Mary Irwin, Emma Irwin, and Sarah (Sallie)...

Celebration at SCN Center — Dharan, Nepal

July 24, 2015, was a day of celebration at Navjyoti Center, Munal path, Dharan, Nepal. The certificate giving ceremony of trainees of the 2015 class was held in the afternoon for 35 young women acquiring skills in English language, basic computer application,...

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Phone: (502) 348-1500

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