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You Are Mission

As many Sisters transition into retirement or are unable to travel abroad, they are finding new and innovative ways to serve the Mission, demonstrating that the call to serve knows no bounds of age or energy.

STEM Program Success

Dr. Britta Maciuba expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for their invaluable support of the thriving STEM program. The program offers monthly science, technology, engineering, and mathematics sessions, fostering enthusiasm, diversity, and growth. Expanding with new classes and weekly tutoring, it aims to close achievement gaps and inspire young minds.

Nazareth 5K This Saturday

Run with a mission! Mark your calendar for May 18, 2024, and join us for the excitement of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth 5K. Race through the stunning grounds of Nazareth, past the iconic St. Vincent de Paul Church, and amid historic landscapes. A perfect setting for runners and walkers of all levels to enjoy a memorable day. Also available as a virtual run. Sign up today and make it a day to remember!

Mokama Celebrates First Profession of 10 Sisters

In a profound display of faith and dedication, 10 young women took their first vows at Nazareth Convent, pledging their lives to God and service to humanity. The ceremony marked a significant day for these Sisters who answered the divine call, “You are Precious to Me.”

Honoring the Legacy of the Sisters in Owensboro

A memorial at Owensboro Catholic High School commemorates the more than century-long legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and their role in Catholic education in the Daviess County area.

The Blueprint for Blessings

Bardstown High School student Ava Culver is laying the foundation for a life dedicated to service and compassion. Her recent mission trip to Las Flores, Belize, to construct a home in honor of Sister Valerie Miller’s family, was a journey of cultural immersion, significant community contribution, and spiritual deepening. 

Mission of Hope and Healing

Support Nazareth Hospital, Mokama Outreach Programs: Health, Awareness, Empowerment. Donate during Lent to make a difference and transform lives.

Nazareth 5K

Run, or walk, with a mission at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth 5K on May 18, 2024. Empower women in India with every step you take. Sign up for all of the fun! Click to register.

Super Raffle

Tickets for the 2024 SCN Super Raffle are available! The drawing to announce the winners will be held live, Friday, July 12, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. in Nazareth, Kentucky. Click for your chance to win!

Updates from Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

You Are Mission

You Are Mission

As many Sisters transition into retirement or are unable to travel abroad, they are finding new and innovative ways to serve the Mission, demonstrating that the call to serve knows no bounds of age or energy.

Provide Monthly Support – Join the Pelican Society

Provide Monthly Support – Join the Pelican Society

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s mission is sustained by dedicated supporters, including the Pelican Society. This group includes individuals who commit to monthly donations for important causes. Pelican Society members provide a steady source of funding for the Sisters’ missions. These contributions enable healthcare, education, and social justice initiatives worldwide. The support ensures the long-term sustainability and global reach of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, from healthcare in Belize to vocational training in India and beyond.

Zero Emission Solar Project in Dharuhera

Zero Emission Solar Project in Dharuhera

Dharuhera Mission in Haryana, led by SCNs Ann Moyalan, Nirmala Mulackal, Agnes Tudu, and Paulina Kerketta, offers education and skills training. It includes a tailoring center, youth initiatives, and computer classes. The availability of solar energy ensures reliable power, demonstrating the call to care for all creation and a commitment to ecological justice.

STEM Program Success

STEM Program Success

Dr. Britta Maciuba expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for their invaluable support of the thriving STEM program. The program offers monthly science, technology, engineering, and mathematics sessions, fostering enthusiasm, diversity, and growth. Expanding with new classes and weekly tutoring, it aims to close achievement gaps and inspire young minds.

Sisters at Shalom

Sisters at Shalom

Sisters at Shalom remain active and essential to the SCN mission. They participate in various activities, finding joy in each other’s company and group exercises. Today, many of the Sisters exercised their voting rights, showcasing their continued commitment to civic responsibilities. Their vitality and dedication inspire the entire community.

Nazareth 5K This Saturday

Nazareth 5K This Saturday

Run with a mission! Mark your calendar for May 18, 2024, and join us for the excitement of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth 5K. Race through the stunning grounds of Nazareth, past the iconic St. Vincent de Paul Church, and amid historic landscapes. A perfect setting for runners and walkers of all levels to enjoy a memorable day. Also available as a virtual run. Sign up today and make it a day to remember!

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

On this special day, we honor the remarkable woman whose vision, courage, and love laid the foundation for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Mother Catherine’s dedication to serving others, her compassionate spirit, and her profound faith continue to inspire us all.

Like a nurturing mother, Mother Catherine cared for the sick, comforted the afflicted, and tirelessly worked to uplift those in need. Her legacy lives on in each Sister of Charity of Nazareth as they carry forward her mission. As we celebrate Mother’s Day, we recognize the spiritual motherhood of Mother Catherine. May this Mother’s Day be filled with joy, reflection, and a sense of purpose that comes from following the example of a remarkable woman of faith.

VIDEO: Webinar on Louise de Marillac

VIDEO: Webinar on Louise de Marillac

A webinar dedicated to Louise de Marillac took place on Friday, May 10, accommodating participants from across the Congregation. With Kay Glunk, SCN, as the resource person, the session proved insightful as she  explored the life and contributions of Saint Louise de Marillac. Watch below:

Mission Statement

We Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation impelled by the love of Christ in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding.

Embracing intercultural relationships, we and our Associates commit ourselves to care for all creation and to work for peace and justice in solidarity with oppressed and marginalized peoples.

General Assembly 2023

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2021

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Volunteer

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, we invite lay women and men to a cross-cultural partnership with people, especially the oppressed, economically poor and marginalized, primarily in the areas in which Sisters, Associates and/or members of the Sisters of Charity Federation are called to mission.

Volunteer Mission Trips

Prayer Requests

Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.

Ecological Sustainability

Recognizing the interrelatedness of all creation, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s mission includes the commitment to care for Earth. Sisters are committed across the Congregation to address the destruction of natural resources and the ecological and environmental crisis.

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.

Legacy Society

The SCN Legacy Society recognizes with gratitude those who have remembered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in their estate plans.

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