SCN volunteers help a family in Appalachia

Christ has no body now, but yours, no hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes through which he looks with compassion on this world.

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Charity at High Altitude

Sister Deena has seen so much from her small clinic tucked away in the mountains. Every day presents a new set of challenges. “I will face difficulties, but I also really experience the power of prayer and support of people.”

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After storm comes to Nazareth, SCN volunteers respond

SCN volunteers were hard at work cleaning the cemetery after a storm hit the Nazareth campus.

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Sister Miriam Walter Celebrates 70th Anniversary

“I’m glad I am an SCN. I’ve been happy all these years.”

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Crossing The Border

A Grassroots Connection

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Editorial: Learning about SCN can offer inspiration

We’re blessed to have these women in our midst. They’ve made countless contributions to history, and they’re working to improve lives in the present and enrich the future. Let them inspire you.

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Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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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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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 Elaine McCarron, SCN

A quiet, unassuming woman. Marvel at “What God has wrought” in her life and her generous ministry for the Church.

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Sister Dolores Greenwell, SCN

Looking at the pioneer dress of “Grandmother Nancy” — Mary Ann Downs Greenwell — one might think that this photograph is an early Sister of Charity of Nazareth posing with her family — without SCN headgear, that is. This picture, instead, is of family members of...
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Skill, caring, sharing and joy at regional Special Olympics softball games

It was a showcase of skill, caring, sharing and joy as three softball teams from St. Mary's Center in Louisville, Kentucky, participated in the Special Olympics regional softball tournament on Aug. 14–15. The team Sister Kitty Wilson, SCN (left), helps placed as...
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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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Trafficked victims — a 14-year-old girl says “No!” to trafficking.

22 children (girls and boys) were recently brought by the government to Chetna Bharati in Chatra, India, a short-stay shelter.  A similar SCN program is underway at Premashray, Ranchi. “What is the socio-economic background of those trafficked,” is a loaded question...
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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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