Give Inspiration This Lent
As we enter the season of Lent, a time of reflection and giving, we invite you to join the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in supporting the “Inspiration Center.”
May 20, 2023, 8 AM – Lace up and join the race for a cause! Run or walk this 5K on the Motherhouse grounds in Nazareth, Kentucky.
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Easter Egg Hunt
Join us at Nazareth on April 1. Free egg hunts for ages 0-10. Special prize eggs for each age group! Bring your basket! More info here.
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Bees and Blooms at Nazareth
By planting native flowers and reducing the use of harmful chemicals, we can provide a safe and healthy environment for pollinators to thrive.
Series on Racism Raises Funds for Bardstown Museum
A virtual retreat series held in March not only offered three days of thought-provoking discussion around racism but also raised funds to support a local museum dedicated to celebrating the Black heritage of the Bardstown and Nelson County community.
Easter Egg Hunt at Nazareth
Join the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for an Easter Egg Hunt on April 1. Free egg hunts for ages 0-10. Special prize eggs for each age group! Bring your basket!
Maryland Volunteers Head to Belize
Nine volunteers from St. John’s Hollywood, Maryland, left for a mission trip to Belize on Sunday, March 26. This group is collaborating with Hand in Hand Ministries there to build a house for a mother and her three children. On Saturday, the team received orientation from Brenda Gonzales, SCN, and Laverne Schaefer, SCNA, after which a commissioning ceremony was held during the liturgy at St. John’s.
Rainbow Jubilarians were honored today with a special Mass at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky. Sisters celebrating 75, 65, 60, and 55 years were recognized for their years of service and dedication.
Sisters Complete Construction of Convent in Nongdiwah
Sisters teach at the village school and empower women and girls by providing educational opportunities throughout seven local villages. Their commitment to making a difference in the lives of those around them is truly inspiring.
A Time to Remember – Open House Educates Public on History
Despite the drizzling rain on Friday, March 24, 2023, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth welcomed dozens of guests to the Motherhouse Campus in Bardstown for a highly successful Open House event.
Widows from the Wilderness
Sister Jane Karakunnel has captured the attention and hearts of many with her inspiring work aiding widows. She has provided support and guidance to those often forgotten by society, giving them a sense of purpose and hope. Through her faith and commitment to serving others, she has been able to connect these women, inspiring them to find meaning in their lives once again.
The Powerful Influence of Women
Pravin D’Britto, one of two male staff among the 74 teachers at the Nazareth Convent High School, surprised the female staff on International Women’s Day, by sharing how they have influenced his life.
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
Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?
Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.
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 is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.
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.
The SCN Legacy Society recognizes with gratitude those who have remembered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in their estate plans.