Remembering Sister Paula and Sister Margaret

Our mission statement calls us to risk our lives and resources as we work for justice in solidarity with oppressed people. These Sisters did exactly that.


Pray for Sisters found dead in Mississippi

“Pray in gratitude for the precious lives of Sisters Paula and Margaret … they served the poor so well.”


The Bakhtiarpur Flood

“All their huts are washed away. The mud houses and many of the poorly built houses are collapsed. Many of the houses are almost under water.”


After hurricane, concerns focus on students

For students and their families, the needs are great. Sisters are working to be ready for the first day of school.


SCN Volunteers visit West Virginia to help with flood relief

The floods have been called the worst in a century for portions of the state.


Prayers for Elections

Merciful and loving God, as we prepare for the November 2016 U.S. elections, send the light of your Spirit into the hearts of all in our nation.


In light of the sad news we received on Thursday, we did not webcast the drawing of this year’s fundraising raffle. Instead we held a simple gathering with Sisters for the official drawing of names. Congratulations to the winners, they are:

  • 1st prize: $20,000 Sister John Ann Kulina, SCN, Motherhouse, Nazareth, Kentucky
  • 2nd prize: $5,000 Chris Gatz, Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • 3rd prize: $1,000 Gerald Phillips

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth


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 the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.

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

Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.



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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 Congregation.

A Transformed Life

SCN Associate Karen Schmitt says she never gave much thought to human trafficking. “It just hadn’t touched my life or the life of anyone I knew,” she says.


SCN volunteers respond to tornado destruction in Holly Springs

The team traveled to an area that was devastated by the tornado that hit the night before Christmas Eve


New home in honor of Year of Consecrated Life

Bisharo Hussein and her family were presented with the keys to their new home during its dedication on Sept. 12. Communities of Catholic women and men religious sponsored this home build to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life. Bisharo, a mother of 8, says it means...

SCN Students Learn Valuable Lessons About Service

Students of Nazareth School, Chandapura, Bangalore, went on a day of community service to Snehadaan, a community care centre for people living with HIV where provided is care, treatment & support for the sick, especially the marginalized. They were accompanied by...

Ministry to migrant workers

After many months of unceasing contact and interaction with migrant labourers and officials in the northern region of the Kerala State in India, Sister Gracy Thombrakudy, SCN, and Rev. Immanuel, SJ, have successfully obtained labour cards for three migrant workers...

A day with special children of Navjyoti Center, Kathmandu

Around 80 children come daily to Navjyoti Center, a day care, for differently abled children at Baluwatar, Kathmandu. Most of the children come to the center by the bus donated by the Indian embassy. Lisa Perekkatt, SCN, together with the fifteen teaching and...

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