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Please consider a donation at this time to preserve the church that has served as a source of comfort and serenity to so many.

Volunteers helping tornado victims

Many parts of Western Kentucky remain scarred by the Dec.10 tornado, but Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy helping residents rebuild.

High school senior thankful for internship

Bardstown High School senior Addie Woods has been an asset to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and is thankful for her internship with the Office of Mission Advancement this school year. She will graduate on May 28.

First and Perpetual Profession of Sisters in Mokama

Five second-year Novices pronounced their first vows and three Sisters of Charity of Nazareth pronounced their perpetual vows on May 14, 2022. 

Postulants enter novitiate

It is a day of great joy for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Bethel to welcome 13 pre-novices into the novitiate on May 8, 2022. Sister Philo Kottoor and Sisters on the campus gathered together for a prayer service led by Sister Anice Vattukulam.

Blessing of candidate

Sisters gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Church Friday, May 6, 2022, for a blessing of Miriam Juarez as she entered Candidacy. 

Renovations at St. Vincent

Thanks to the support of many, the campaign to raise $600,00 for the restoration of the church is well underway. The campaign will continue until Aug. 31, 2022.

Super Raffle

Win $20,000! Only 3,000 tickets will be sold at $25 each. Watch the live drawing on July 15 at 1 p.m. from Nazareth via live webcast.

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Nazareth 5K

Run with a Mission – On Saturday morning, June 4 at 9 a.m. join us for this fun walk or run on the beautiful Nazareth campus.

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News

Thank you, Western Province Leaders

Thank you, Western Province Leaders

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Nazareth employees held a reception on May 19 to honor the departing Western Leadership Team. Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller, Western Province Provincial, and Vice Provincials, Sister Barbara Flores and Sister Sharon Gray, were thanked for their commitment to leading the province since 2017.

Volunteers helping tornado victims

Volunteers helping tornado victims

Many parts of Western Kentucky remain scarred by the Dec.10 tornado, but Volunteers of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are busy helping residents rebuild.

Seeds planted in rural living provide a roadmap to unity

Seeds planted in rural living provide a roadmap to unity

Julia Gerwe, AmeriCorps Volunteer, shares her latest reflection on how leaning into rural living during her time at Nazareth has opened her eyes to the truth about division – and unity – in the United States and in the world.

Elizabeth Emmanuel Vattakunnel, SCN

Elizabeth Emmanuel Vattakunnel, SCN

Elizabeth Emmanuel Vattakunnel, SCN, died on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 12:05 a.m. at Nazareth Hospital Mokama. She was 92 years old and in her 62nd year of religious life. Sister Elizabeth Emmanuel Vattakunnel, fondly called Kunjamma, was born on Jan. 1, 1930, in...

Mission trip planned for Montana

Mission trip planned for Montana

A mission trip called “A Circle of Women” will take place in Montana August 2-8, 20022. This event is sponsored by The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Leavenworth. 

Feast day of St Louise De Marillac

Feast day of St Louise De Marillac

Sisters in Pittsburgh, along with Caritas Support Services staff and a few VCS employees who work at St Louise Convent, gathered for a festive meal after the 11 AM mass held at the Sacred Heart Chapel on the May 9th feast day of St Louise De Marillac.

Mission Statement

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

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2021

Helping people affected by the war in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has created a humanitarian disaster. The UN has warned that the number of people fleeing the country may rise to 5 million in the coming weeks and months.

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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.

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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You are invited to reach out and learn more about the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

Contact Us

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
P.O. Box 9
Nazareth, KY 40048