A Beacon in Her Community

Since the time that she entered first grade Jeanne Vucic, SCN, knew she wanted to be a Sister, and that in her life she wanted to help others and touch people more deeply.

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Fourteen young women enter pre-novitiate program in Bangalore

The rain clouds descended heavily upon Bangalore on May 20, bringing down the mercury levels and along with it a respite from the intense heat of summer. Nazareth Convent, Chandapura, Bangalore geared up with excitement to welcome candidates.

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Sisters pronounce perpetual vows in Bangalore

‘For everyone present, it was a moment to celebrate the brave decision of these young sisters to be signs of God’s love to the world.’

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Sisters make their perpetual vows at ‘Motherhouse’ of India

‘Your community and God depends on you to complete your mission. God has placed God’s Spirit within you.’

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SCN disaster relief team responds

Clean up begins in storm-ravaged Durant, Mississippi

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A light for others

With the Sisters, Jayan has found absolute joy in being a crusader against child marriage. She strives each day to educate at least one family on the evils of child marriage.

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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.

Vision

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

In Ministry

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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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 Social and Environmental Justice emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the Congregation.

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From the archives

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Sister Evie – A Belle of South Boston

Ninety-nine years ago in Boston, Mass., baseball legend Babe Ruth made his major league debut with the Red Sox, Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. married Rose Fitzgerald, and a baby girl was born to well-known City Councilor Billy Hurley and Alice Barry. Seventeen years...
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Trafficked and abandoned, now reunited

The “home of love” has sheltered over 700 rescued children as Sisters work to reunite them with their families.

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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...
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Botswana Golden Jubilee

During the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Gaborone special awards of medals and trophies were given to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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Water shortage in earthquake affected Nepal

Water for drinking and irrigational purpose is an urgent need of the people, especially women in Nepal. “Give us water, for drinking and for our fields, we shall survive.”

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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.

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