This February, as we celebrate Black History Month, it is important we recognize the contributions of Sisters Pat Haley and Julian Griffin, who were trailblazers in the Black Catholic movement.
Sister Jacky Jesu shares a reflection of her time spent building a house in Belize with a group of international volunteers. This experience was a testament to the power of love, service, and community, and Sister Jacky’s words capture the heart of the project and its impact on all involved.
Joe Masterson wanted to honor his aunt, Sister Theodora Thornsberry, by preserving her memory. He recovered a brick from the building she ministered for many years in and etched a memorial to her on it, which will be placed at Nazareth as a symbol of love and remembrance. The memorial brick serves as a tribute to Sister Theodora and a reminder of the rich history of the place she called home.
A group of friends and family, including several members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, raised money to build a home in Belize in honor of Sister Elaine McCarron, who was remembered for her kindness and lifelong service to others. The home was successfully built and was gifted to a woman named Rasheda and her son Davion. Elaine’s family expressed their gratitude to all those who made the home build possible, and they hoped that the new home would bring happiness and joy to its residents.
Donations of hygiene supplies and household items were recently given to Sister Visitor Center. The collection from Sisters, Associates, and employees totaled $925 and filled 3 car trunks.
Sisters at Caritas Apartments gathered to view the latest webinar on the upcoming General Assembly dressed in red to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
SCNs in Kenya are seeing the effects of a drought that has caused nearly 1 million people to migrate in search of food and water. Scientists have linked the drought directly to climate change.
At the Nazareth Retreat Center, a series of workshops will be hosted by Amy Burtaine to explore the question, “What Does it Mean to be White?” In this three-part series, participants will delve into the deep-rooted and structural aspects of racism, as well as how it perpetuates itself through cultural norms and validation.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth support the statement made by the National Black Sisters’ Conference on the death of Tyre Nichols. We stand in solidarity with the NBSC as they raise their voice against the death of Tyre and the need for systemic reform.
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.