Strike continues in Darjeeling, Sister Deena meets with patients

Entering the fifth week, a strike in the area has caused a disruption in the food and supplies chain. People are going without. Using resources available to them, Sisters are distributing as much rice as they can obtain to people who have not eaten. 

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Sisters donate to St. Vincent de Paul

Many Sisters of Charity of Nazareth recently celebrated their jubilees, which marks the anniversary of taking first vows as an SCN. To commemorate the occasion, the sisters requested donations be made to persons in need.

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Sisters in Sangsay and Tendrabong request prayers for peace in Darjeeling

Sister Deena Vazhaparampil from Sangsay shares an update on the agitations in the region of Darjeeling under which ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Sangsay and Tendrabong fall.

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Sisters and volunteers work with Feeding America

Sisters and volunteers worked with the Feeding America network. It is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger.

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Vincentian Academy inspires students to achieve academic success

Da’Jere Wallace doesn’t take his education for granted. He is an honor student at Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh and a recipient of the Founders Award Scholarship which makes it possible for him to attend the Academy.

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Volunteers visit the Crow Nation in Montana

The Montana big blue sky and the rolling prairies caressed by majestic mountains in the distance gives one a sense of freedom and deep appreciation of the natural beauty that surrounds the Crow Nation.

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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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India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

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From the archives

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Sister Sister Annamarie Pavlik: An Interview

Fulfillment in religious life as a Sister of Charity

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Nazareth’s own ‘Iron Nun’

Recently Sister Lisa Polega completed her first sprint triathlon and she shares this reflection about how exercise has become a part of her spiritual journey.

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Kathmandu Earthquake Relief Efforts — June 14, 2015

More Photos The national crisis caused by the earthquake of April 25 has pushed seven hundred thousand people to poverty in Nepal revealed the Post Disaster Needs Assessment. As per the Human Development Report (2014) poverty prevalence in Nepal is 23.8 percent. The...
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SCN scholarship changes a life

Jennifer, a young woman in Belize, received the scholarship to attend high school from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Without this award, her education would have likely ended after grade school.

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Youth volunteer their time with SCNs in Beattyville, Ky.

Members of the “Legacy” youth group were commissioned at St. Charles Church in St. Mary’s, Kentucky, during the Sunday Liturgy. They along with Sister Luke Boiarski and Rev. Jim Graf, SCNA, volunteered in the Beattyville, Kentucky, area over the past week. They worked...
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Volunteers ready themselves for Belize

St. Ambrose parishioners in Little Hocking, Ohio, will build a house in Belize. More than the $5,600 needed for the construction has been raised, as a result of the generosity of St. Ambrose parishioners, said Rita Rodgers and June Logue, parishioners who came up with...
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