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A home for Sisters

Because of the generous support shown to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth the construction of a convent home for Sisters is well underway.

Students immerse themselves in Appalachian culture

Bethlehem High School is taking a three-week winter term with their teacher, Brigid Manion, to learn about the music, art, history, and life in Appalachia. Some of the exposure so far has been, reading a novel together, making and playing the dulcimer, clogging, and...

Hutchins renews beekeeping tradition at Nazareth

Terry Hutchins has revitalized the honeybee population on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus and has started to collect honey, something that he estimated hadn’t been done in 50 years.

Snow falls at Nazareth

The first Kentucky snow of 2022 blanketed the home of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and with it brings the beauty of Mother Nature.

Volunteers bring chainsaws and wheelbarrows

From The Record: Santa Claus brings toys and cheer. Jesus brings love and salvation. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth bring chainsaws and wheelbarrows.

Nazareth toy drive

Employees at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth collected toys this week to take to Bowling Green for the children that have been affected by the recent tornado disaster in Kentucky.

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Missioning Service for Lisa Downs

Missioning Service for Lisa Downs

Today’s Mass at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth included a special Missioning Ceremony for Lisa Downs as Director of Nazareth Retreat Center.

Republic Day India

Republic Day India

For India, one of the largest democratic countries in the world, Jan. 26 is a day to remember and celebrate with great enthusiasm. On Jan. 26, 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect. To mark this historic event, Jan. 26 is observed as Republic Day. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth celebrate this remarkable event that gave India’s citizens their rights and the Constitution.

Invasive species removal workday at Nazareth

Invasive species removal workday at Nazareth

The SCN Office of Ecological Sustainability hosted an invasive species removal workday at Nazareth on Jan 24, 2022 in conjunction with the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Master Naturalist Program.

SCNA Foundation Day!

SCNA Foundation Day!

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Associate relationship. 

Kallanode Convent blessing

Kallanode Convent blessing

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth recently blessed the opening of their new Kallanode Convent home in a prayerful ceremony. Sisters are a compassionate presence in Kallanode. Their prayer and dedication is a support to the poor, elderly, sick, and homebound whom they serve.

A home for Sisters

A home for Sisters

Because of the generous support shown to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth the construction of a convent home for Sisters is well underway.

The beauty of wildlife

The beauty of wildlife

Taking a walk outside allows us to admire and appreciate the creation of God, and the beauty of wildlife. Associate member Trudi Maish shares the following photos she captured at Nazareth.

‘Rivers of Hope’ event highlights climate change

‘Rivers of Hope’ event highlights climate change

AmeriCorps Volunteer Julia Gerwe represents the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the ‘Ríos de Esperanza / Rivers of Hope’ Pilgrimage, highlighting the SCNs’ work to address climate change and respond to natural disasters.

Life Wants to Happen

Life Wants to Happen

Susan Gatz, SCN, and Carolyn Cromer, director of ecological sustainability for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, were guests on a podcast for the Earth and Spirit Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Host Kyle Kramer interviewed them about how deep spiritual commitments to care for creation play out in the context of communal religious life.

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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 2013

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.

The Journey Magazine

Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around globe.

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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.

Learn More

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

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