Outreach program in Botswana extends life-saving care

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.

Camp Maria: 85 Years of Connection and Tranquility

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. 

Helping Families Rebuild

Dan Stockman, with the Global Sisters Report, shares about how the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and volunteers continue to help families in Western Kentucky rebuild months after devastating storms. 

Rally Calls for Action Against Gun Violence

Sister Joetta Venneman, director of the social and environmental justice office, attended the March for Our Lives rally in Louisville recently, which called for sensible gun reform laws and an end to gun violence.

200 Years at Nazareth

On June 11, 1822, the Sisters of Charity moved to the Nazareth property. They left all they had built during their ten years at St. Thomas and traveled through Bardstown to their new home, which like their first one, they call Nazareth.

Nazareth 5K Draws Crowd

A large crowd gathered at Nazareth Campus in Nelson County June 4 for the Run with a Mission Nazareth 5K.

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Ranchi Welcomes Leadership

Ranchi Welcomes Leadership

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.

Blessing of New Emergency Wing of KHFH

Blessing of New Emergency Wing of KHFH

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.

Outreach program in Botswana extends life-saving care

Outreach program in Botswana extends life-saving care

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

Charles Mary Burns, SCN

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...

Creating a Toolbox for Prayer

Creating a Toolbox for Prayer

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.

Twenty-Six Young Women Receive National Skill Certificates

Twenty-Six Young Women Receive National Skill Certificates

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.

Children in Surkhet Receive Education Support

Children in Surkhet Receive Education Support

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: 85 Years of Connection and Tranquility

Camp Maria: 85 Years of Connection and Tranquility

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. 

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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 1995

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2021

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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.

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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.

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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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