Reconstruction work in progress at Jhamire Village

About 23 months after the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, people are fully engaged in rebuilding their homes even now. All 47 homes at Jhamire Village were destroyed in the killer quakes of 2015. People of Jhamire had good homes for themselves and their cattle. They...

‘I am, because you are’

“I am, because you are” is an African proverb. It expresses the idea that personhood involves being part of a web of relationships. We are all dependent on each other.


The Calling: Becoming a Sister late in life

Marie Flowers, SCN, is one of the newest Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She professed final vows last summer.


A very special cake

Jerome Mudd grew up at an SCN children’s home. He never forgot Sister John Ann. He baked his very first cake to thank her for her 100th.


In the spirit of Lent, your support becomes a sign of hope

Mounika is bright, ambitious, and optimistic. She lives in Musunuru, India. To see her, one would never guess the hardships she has endured.


Volunteer trip turns to disaster relief

Again the alarm sounded as we learned that the tornado had turned back and was headed in our direction. Again we huddled in the hallway.


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.

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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.

As U.N. prepares for monumental year, advocates question new anti-poverty goals

For those who pay attention to the United Nations, this year is shaping up to be something of a milestone, with the last half of the year in particular taking pride of place for global significance. "2015 is going to go down as quite a year," said Sr. Jean Stoner, who...

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


Celebrations of SCNs in Botswana

Members of Leadership are in Africa right now, where they attended two celebrations this weekend, the 15th anniversary of SCNs beginning ministry in Botswana, and the Golden Jubilee of Olive Pinto, SCN. Both SCN President, Susan Gatz, and Ann Muthukattil, SCN in...

‘Bless My Steps’ hospitality weekend at Nazareth

To celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, Nancy Gerth, SCN, invited women exploring the possibility of religious life to spend a weekend at theMotherhouse in Nazareth, Kentucky. During the weekend the group delved into discernment, vocation stories, the life and...

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...

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) Irwin...

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