What mothers do

“You feed us, you clothe us you created a safer shelter for us and you take care of us. That’s what mothers do.”

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s statement on immigrants and refugees

United with many others of various faiths, we continue to pray for and advocate for compassionate legislation that meets the needs of vulnerable immigrants and refugees who are merely seeking a safe haven for themselves and their children.

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Building Bridges

New to the country, people, culture and language, SCNs Cornelia Ekka and Aruna Ekka, both teachers, moved to Lauki, Nepal, to live close to the people of the area in October 2014. With few places to live, they moved into one of the old mud houses.

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Helping mothers survive

If Sister Jessie’s dream comes true, no mothers will die during childbirth in her district. In one of the poorest districts of north Karnataka, Jessie Saldanha, SCN, spends days and nights working toward this goal as the head of a pilot project of Narayana Health Limited.

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Serving people with joy

“Do you love God enough to serve His people with joy?” To a young girl this question stuck. Now, Alice O’Connell, SCN, serves people in one of the poorest counties in Pennsylvania. She does so with her compassionate presence. She does so joyfully.

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Mother Catherine’s collection of letters give perspective on her life

Sister Mary Ellen Doyle supplements her definitive biography of the influential educator and humanitarian with this meticulously edited and annotated volume: Catherine Spalding — A Life in Letters.

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Mission

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.

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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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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.
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Seven women enter pre-novitiate to respond to the call to serve God

May 9, 2015, will be remembered as a special day for seven young Sisters. Monica Tudu, Nitya Toppo, Roshini Prema Tudu, Rajkumari Selvi Priya, Ranjita Baa, Snehlata Jasmin Murmu and Sonylata Hembrom dared to say, “yes,” and entered the pre-novitiate with the Sisters...
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Health camp in Nepal for seniors

Sisters in Surkhet, Nepal, conducted a health camp for seniors on the occassion of Senior Citizen's Day. Doctors from Surkhet District Hospital along with Navjyoti Mobile Health Team collaborated to carry out the health camp. Almost 300 Senior Citizens were examined...
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Volunteers build roof in Appalachia

Congratulations to SCN volunteers from Marion County, Kentucky, who rebuilt a porch on a house last spring in Barton, Ohio, and returned this past week to add a beautiful tin roof (Kentucky blue no less). The neighbors in this small town stopped by to compliment the...
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Sister of Charity professes perpetual vows at Nazareth

A sense of community and a healthy dose of hospitality led Sister Marie Flowers to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth more than a decade ago.

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In Nepal, Navjyoti Center continues to support flood affected families

Nearly 200 families of Hariharpur, Bheri, displaced by the flood in August 2014, are still living in a Girighat forest shelter made up of plastic tents. Hariharpur is a village development committee in Surkhet District in the Bheri Zone of mid-western Nepal. The...
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Summer program for temporary professed Sisters

As part of a summer program, 21 temporary professed Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the Patna Province shared their lived experiences of consecrated life with one another. Through presentations, plays and songs they expressed their lives in mission and study...
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