Carolyn Cromer expresses her gratitude for the SCN scholarship that allowed her to travel to Belize for a mission trip.
The SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program recently welcomed Julia Cordts as a new AmeriCorps Volunteer at Nazareth. She will serve as an environmental awareness educator and work closely with Sister Joetta Venneman.
The Pittsburgh Community of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, along with the residents of Vincentian Villa and Terrace, participated in a food drive to honor St Vincent’s words “…to serve the poor is to go to God.” Over 40 bags filled to the brim were delivered to North Hills Community Outreach Food Bank along with a check for $325 to continue their service to the poor.
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Pittsburgh had a special liturgy and festive meal on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, to celebrate our Patron St. Vincent De Paul. The occasion also honored six Sisters who were celebrating over 400 years of combined dedicated service to the poor in the spirit of St. Vincent.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Associates hosted a Spiritual Renaissance on Sept. 23-25, 2022, which focused on silent reflection and exploring new forms of prayer. Several Associates also renewed their commitments during this gathering.
LIFE joined St. Martin’s Parish at their Oct. 2 mass to Celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. The theme for this year was “Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World.”
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Patna Province, celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Mary Scaria Menonparampil, SCN; the Golden Jubilee of SCNs Ann Muthukattil, Janice Rathappillil, Mary John Nadackal, Marina Thazhathuveettil, Rose Plathottathil and Teresa Madasserry, and Silver Jubilee of SCNs Deena Vazhaparampil and Suchita Kullu on Oct. 3, 2022, at Nazareth Convent Mokama.
SCNs Joel Urumpil, Roselyn Karakattu, Joicy Joy and Sudha Jonnalagadda participated in the National Convention of the Forum of Religious for Justice and Peace held on Sept. 22-24, 2022, on the campus of Montfort Social Institute, Hyderabad.
On Sept. 29, 2022, as part of the Season of Creation, Sister Joetta Venneman invited Sisters to the courtyard by St. Vincent de Paul Church at Nazareth for a plant meditation.
We 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, we and our Associates are committed to work for justice in solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially the economically poor and women, and to care for the earth. We risk our lives and resources, both personally and corporately, as we engage in diverse ministries in carrying out this mission. – General Assembly 1995
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.
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.
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.