VIDEO: A virtual prayer service was held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in recognition of Foundation Day and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s 200 years at Nazareth and 75 years in India.
In recognition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s 200 years at Nazareth and 75 years in India, a virtual prayer service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, Foundation Day. All Sisters, Associates, employees and friends are invited to join. The time for the virtual prayer service will be 9 a.m. (Nazareth); 8 a.m. (Belize); 4 p.m. (Botswana); 5:00 p.m. (Kenya); 7:30 p.m. (India); 7:45 p.m. (Nepal).
The 2022 Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 29 to invest in education in Botswana was a success, meeting our $9,350 goal.
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St. Mary’s first graders in Marietta, Ohio, held a book drive for the children of Eastern and Western Kentucky.
To commemorate 75 years of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in India, the Nazarites of Vasai, Maharashtra, organized a quiz for students based on the history of the SCNs in India. A poster-making competition wherein students made portraits of St. Vincent de Paul, Mother Catherine Spalding and Sister Lawrencetta Veeneman, the first Superior and Pioneer of India mission, was also held. The students who excelled in these competitions were rewarded with books.
Associates of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at Snehalayam, Trichy, visited Mercy Home, a place for the elderly poor at Crawford in Trichy. The home run by the FMM Sisters houses about 50 elders who otherwise would be living alone. SCNAs spent time interacting with the seniors and listening to their life stories. SCNAs distributed clothes and rice to them and received, in turn, soul-touching memories from the elders in Mercy Home.
At Asha Deep Ujjval in Seelampur, Sisters organized a half-day leadership workshop for skills program trainees.
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.