Sister Joicy helps indigenous people

As a little girl, Sister Joicy had dreamt of becoming a lawyer to help the poor.


Nazareth Campus appears on WLKY News

The city of Bardstown has been given the distinction of “most beautiful small town in America.” But just outside its city limits is a small holy community that is equally beautiful, and has a long history.


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.”


Nazareth Hospital Mokama Inaugurates a Wellness Center

New center offers a hope and a scope for wellness and wholeness for persons who are stressed and overburdened in this fast moving world.


Sisters in Ministry: Belize

Since 1974, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been a friend to the people of Belize.


Sister Rachel Willet: A Profile

Rachel Marie Willett was born on November 9, 1921 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, the daughter of William Irie Willett and Ida Mary Stahr Willett.


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.

The Journey Magazine


Learn about the ministry of compassionate care by Sister Paula in Mississippi, how Sisters bring guidance to religious educators in Belize, and a tattoo donated with the help of an associate member helped change a woman’s life.



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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.


Sisters’ outreach and neighborhood activities come alive in Dharan, Nepal

From 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. the Navjyoti School compound in Dharan, Nepal, comes alive with around 100 children who come to study and do their home work with the help of two teachers. SCN Navjyoti School compound in Dharan, Nepal, comes alive with 100 children who...

Meeting the Face of Christ

“This is Sister Sharen with JOIN, are you able to help me with a client?”
Since 2002, Sharen Baldy, SCN, has begun many of her phone calls this way. As assistant director and case worker at Joint Organization for Inner City Needs (JOIN), Sister Sharen has created a network of folks she can call for help on behalf of her clients. Set in the inner city of Columbus, Ohio, JOIN meets immediate needs, providing assistance for low-income families in the area.


Sister Elaine McCarron, SCN

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


Old St. Theresa Academy of Rhodelia — Gone but not forgotten

By Rev. Ronald Knott My Aug. 20, 2015, post about the dedication of the statue of Mother Catherine Spalding at the Cathedral and my connection to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth triggered quite a few more memories. Father Bob Ray and I are from the oldest Catholic...

Sisters provide guidance for one young man

When Pope Francis recently said, “Dear young friends, do not be afraid to give your all. Christ will never disappoint you,” he may as well have been talking about Manish.


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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Phone: (502) 348-1500

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