Meet Julia Cordts, AmeriCorps Volunteer

The SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program recently welcomed Julia Cordts as a new AmeriCorps Volunteer at Nazareth. She will serve as an environmental awareness educator and work closely with Sister Joetta Venneman.

Sisters ‘Listen to the Voices of Creation’ with Plant Meditation

On Sept. 29, 2022, as part of the Season of Creation, Sister Joetta Venneman invited Sisters to the courtyard by St. Vincent de Paul Church at Nazareth for a plant meditation.

INDIA 75: The Pioneers

We continue our chronicle of the SCN mission to India as we learn of the six Sisters who were chosen to be the pioneer group to travel to Mokama in 1947.

Why limit the grace of God?

Sister Norma Pimentel spoke at the conference for Communicators for Women Religious about boundless hope and fearless compassion to help the vulnerable.

Pray for Peace

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Nazareth Campus staff gathered together on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, for a special prayer for International Peace Day. This year’s International Peace Day theme was to End Racism: Build Peace. 

Outdoor Reflection on Creation

At Nazareth, Sisters turned to the spirit as they gathered outdoors for reflection on the Season of Creation.

Thank you!

Through the generosity of numerous supporters, the renovation campaign goal of St. Vincent de Paul Church has been met!

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Meet Julia Cordts, AmeriCorps Volunteer

Meet Julia Cordts, AmeriCorps Volunteer

The SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program recently welcomed Julia Cordts as a new AmeriCorps Volunteer at Nazareth. She will serve as an environmental awareness educator and work closely with Sister Joetta Venneman.

Pittsburgh Sisters Collect for Food Bank

Pittsburgh Sisters Collect for Food Bank

The Pittsburgh Community of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, along with the residents of Vincentian Villa and Terrace, participated in a food drive to honor St Vincent’s words  “…to serve the poor is to go to God.” Over 40 bags filled to the brim were delivered to North Hills Community Outreach Food Bank along with a check for $325 to continue their service to the poor.

SCNs in Pittsburgh Celebrate Jubilees

SCNs in Pittsburgh Celebrate Jubilees

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Pittsburgh had a special liturgy and festive meal on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, to celebrate our Patron St. Vincent De Paul. The occasion also honored six Sisters who were celebrating over 400 years of combined dedicated service to the poor in the spirit of St. Vincent.

Associates host Spiritual Renaissance at Nazareth

Associates host Spiritual Renaissance at Nazareth

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Associates hosted a Spiritual Renaissance on Sept. 23-25, 2022, which focused on silent reflection and exploring new forms of prayer. Several Associates also renewed their commitments during this gathering.

LIFE Celebrates International Day of Older Persons

LIFE Celebrates International Day of Older Persons

LIFE joined St. Martin’s Parish at their Oct. 2 mass to Celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. The theme for this year was “Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World.”

Jubilee Celebration in Patna Province

Jubilee Celebration in Patna Province

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Patna Province, celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Mary Scaria Menonparampil, SCN; the Golden Jubilee of SCNs Ann Muthukattil, Janice Rathappillil, Mary John Nadackal, Marina Thazhathuveettil, Rose Plathottathil and Teresa Madasserry, and Silver Jubilee of SCNs Deena Vazhaparampil and Suchita Kullu on Oct. 3, 2022, at Nazareth Convent Mokama.

SCNs Attend National Convention of Forum.

SCNs Attend National Convention of Forum.

SCNs Joel Urumpil, Roselyn Karakattu, Joicy Joy and Sudha Jonnalagadda participated in the National Convention of the Forum of Religious for Justice and Peace held on Sept. 22-24, 2022, on the campus of Montfort Social Institute, Hyderabad.

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2021

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

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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.

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Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
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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.

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