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Today’s Mass at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth included a special Missioning Ceremony for Lisa Downs as Director of Nazareth Retreat Center.
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.
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.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Associate relationship.
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.
Because of the generous support shown to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth the construction of a convent home for Sisters is well underway.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.