June 28 was a “Red Letter Day” for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Ranchi. Patna Provincial Sister Latika Kottuppallil, accompanied Vice Provincial Sister Basanti Lakra to Nazareth Convent Ranchi.
Kurji Holy Family Hospital, Patna, is blessed to have a new emergency wing. The Most Rev. Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura, Arch Bishop of Patna, blessed the 16-bed Casualty Ward in the presence of many religious priests, nuns and well-wishers.
Mr. O was frightened. If he agreed to the surgery, he would lose his right foot and leg and possibly his livelihood, growing tomatoes in his beloved garden. Sister Vinaya Chalil and volunteers from the home-based care program, an outreach of Pabalelong Hospice in Botswana, frequently visited Mr. O to change his dressing and assure him that surgery would save the remainder of his leg and his life.
Charles Mary Burns, SCN, 86, (formerly Blanche Eleanor) was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 2, 1936. She died June 24, 2022, in Bardstown, Kentucky. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for nearly 65 years. She was one of ten children born to...
Vipassana means “to see things as they really are.” It is one of India’s most ancient meditation techniques rediscovered 2500 years ago by Gotama the Buddha, and is the essence of what he practiced and taught.
The evening of June 20, 2022, was a joyful time for eight young candidates received into the Pre-Novitiate program.
Twenty-six students of the Skill Development Center accredited to the National Skill Development Council, New Delhi, received the Certificates of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Delhi, on June 2, 2022.
A program was organized in Navjyoti Center on June 17, 2022, in which 133 children received education materials such school bags, uniform materials and stationery from the hands of Rishi Giri, newly elected ward chairperson.
Camp Maria Retreat Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, is celebrating 85 years since its founding on June 21, 1937. For decades, Camp Maria has provided community members, Sisters and Associates alike a place to reflect, renew and commit to their spiritual calling.
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.
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.