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Blending Compassion and Healing

Sister Marina lives a life of service, blending compassion, health care, and education with environmental stewardship. Her faith-driven efforts uplift marginalized communities, demonstrating the impact of living by Christ’s teachings. 

The Blueprint for Blessings

Bardstown High School student Ava Culver is laying the foundation for a life dedicated to service and compassion. Her recent mission trip to Las Flores, Belize, to construct a home in honor of Sister Valerie Miller’s family, was a journey of cultural immersion, significant community contribution, and spiritual deepening. 

Lending a Hand in Maryland

Join us for an immersion experience in Maryland from May 13-17 for a unique volunteer event. In collaboration with St. Mary’s Ryken High School, we’re offering the chance to help families in need with home repairs while staying at the beautiful Camp Maria Retreat Center. Don’t miss this fulfilling experience!

SCN Volunteers Bring Joy and Accessibility to Willisburg Home

A collaborative effort between local SCN volunteers and visiting parishioners from St. John’s Parish in Hollywood, Maryland, helped improve the accessibility of a home in Willisburg, Kentucky.

Serving Our ‘Gate Guests’

At the SCN Center Belize, a less highlighted yet significant ministry involves the feeding of “gate guests” – individuals facing homelessness or difficulty securing meals.

109-year-old Sister Evelyn Hurley reflects on her South Boston upbringing, ministry

When Sister of Charity of Nazareth Evelyn Hurley was born in South Boston on March 7, 1915, Woodrow Wilson had been president of the United States for four days. Benedict XV was pope. World War I had been raging in Europe for less than a year. Women in Massachusetts were not allowed to vote in most elections.

Mission of Hope and Healing

Support Nazareth Hospital, Mokama Outreach Programs: Health, Awareness, Empowerment. Donate during Lent to make a difference and transform lives.

Nazareth 5K

Run, or walk, with a mission at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth 5K on May 18, 2024. Empower women in India with every step you take. Sign up for all of the fun! Click to register.

Super Raffle

Tickets for the 2024 SCN Super Raffle are available! The drawing to announce the winners will be held live, Friday, July 12, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. in Nazareth, Kentucky. Click for your chance to win!

Updates from Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Julian’s Journey

Julian’s Journey

Julian, a child with multiple disabilities, including autism and visual challenges, faced significant obstacles upon entering the Asha Deepam Special School in Crawford, Trichy, five years ago. At that time, he could not recognize his mother’s face and relied on physical attributes like height to identify her. Understanding sizes, colors, and forms posed difficulties for him. 

Sister Jyotsana Wins Award

Sister Jyotsana Wins Award

Sister Jyotsana George received the “Archbishop Thomas Pathacamury Memorial Prize” for the Best Outgoing Religious Sister during the graduation ceremony at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore on April 16, 2025. This award honors her exemplary embodiment of the SCN charism throughout her academic career. Congratulations to Sister Jyotsana on this distinguished achievement.

A Life Devoted to Service

A Life Devoted to Service

Sister Mary Braley exemplifies unwavering dedication to service, from her role as a beloved teacher to her involvement in parish activities.

Justice Committee Zoom Link

Justice Committee Zoom Link

Join the SCN Western Province Justice Committee for a 90-minute Zoom session featuring Felix Garza, SCNA, on Thursday, April 18, at 6 PM (Eastern time) to explore Farmworkers at the Intersection of Forced Migration, Climate Change, and Racism. 

Former Students Support Present Students

Former Students Support Present Students

Former students from Mumbai funded school expenses for three students at St. Dominic’s School, Meghalaya, enhancing their educational opportunities and impacting additional children. Sister Chandrakala (pictured) sends her gratitude.

Blending Compassion and Healing

Blending Compassion and Healing

Sister Marina lives a life of service, blending compassion, health care, and education with environmental stewardship. Her faith-driven efforts uplift marginalized communities, demonstrating the impact of living by Christ’s teachings. 

The Blueprint for Blessings

The Blueprint for Blessings

Bardstown High School student Ava Culver is laying the foundation for a life dedicated to service and compassion. Her recent mission trip to Las Flores, Belize, to construct a home in honor of Sister Valerie Miller’s family, was a journey of cultural immersion, significant community contribution, and spiritual deepening. 

Sister Jeanine is Winning Hearts and Promoting Missions 

Sister Jeanine is Winning Hearts and Promoting Missions 

Sister Jeanine Jaster is dedicated to helping promote the $20,000 annual SCN Super Raffle. She started by selling tickets with other Sisters but soon took charge of selling the most. She now uses her skills to sell tickets to raise money for the SCN missions.

Mission Statement

We Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are an international Congregation impelled by the love of Christ in the tradition of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac and the pioneer spirit of Catherine Spalding.

Embracing intercultural relationships, we and our Associates commit ourselves to care for all creation and to work for peace and justice in solidarity with oppressed and marginalized peoples.

General Assembly 2023

Global Ministries

United States

Since 1812

India

Since 1947

Belize

Since 1975

Nepal

Since 1979

Botswana

Since 2000

Kenya

Since 2021

Am I called to be a Sister of Charity of Nazareth?

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community.

The Journey Magazine

Read the Congregational magazine highlighting Sisters and ministry stories from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth around the globe. Subscribe by mail here.

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Volunteer

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.

Volunteer Mission Trips

Prayer Requests

Prayer is an important component in the life of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
We welcome the opportunity to support you in prayer.

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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