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Empowering Women and Girls

When one female is educated, it transforms an entire community.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are investing in the professional training of teachers and the education of young children to help change communities in Botswana.

‘Our Lady of Divine Grace’ Mokama Shrine

The “Our Lady of Divine Grace” shrine in Mokama is in the final stage of being raised as a minor basilica. The request and all the needed documents with photos and videos are submitted to His Eminence, Arthur Cardinal Roche, Prefect of ‘Dicastery for the Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments’ in Rome for final approval.

World Day of Consecrated Life Mass

Sister Evelyn Hurley received a standing ovation during the World Day of Consecrated Life Mass at St. Gregory Church on Feb. 11. Sister Evie will be 109 years old in March and is celebrating her 90th year as a religious Sister this year.

Anticipation Builds for Sister Evelyn Hurley’s 109th Birthday Celebration

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, along with friends and family, are eagerly preparing for a momentous occasion on March 7, 2024 – the 109th birthday of Sister Evelyn Hurley. This upcoming celebration, to be held on March 10 at the Motherhouse, promises to be a joyous event, honoring the extraordinary life of one of the oldest living women religious in the United States.

Alina’s Ascent

In the West Khasi Hills, Alina’s dream of education becomes reality through the kindness of a donor and the Sisters of Charity, transforming her life and igniting her potential.

Crafting Community

At Nazareth’s Motherhouse, Sisters and employees unite in crafting art wreaths, weaving joy and community spirit. Their laughter-filled sessions, blending creativity with faith, not only beautify the campus but also strengthen bonds among the Sisters and staff, celebrating their artistic expression.

Mission of Hope and Healing

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

Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23 at Nazareth, come to see the Easter Bunny and join the Sisters for a free, fun egg hunt on the Motherhouse lawn. See the campus and celebrate Easter with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Click to learn more.

Updates from Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

SCNs attend Hope – Esperanza Conference

SCNs attend Hope – Esperanza Conference

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth participated in the Hope-Esperanza Conference, hosted by the Leadership Collaborative. About 150 women religious under the age of 65 gathered in person on Jan. 25-28, with more than 100 others joining them virtually to discuss, discern, and embrace the future of religious life.

Empowering Women and Girls

Empowering Women and Girls

When one female is educated, it transforms an entire community.
The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are investing in the professional training of teachers and the education of young children to help change communities in Botswana.

Leadership for Change

Leadership for Change

The Indian Nursing Council conducted the Leadership for Change program in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses. The program’s main aim was to strengthen and cultivate leadership skills and influence change to improve education and practice.

ICCN on Tour

ICCN on Tour

The InterCongregational Collaborative Novitiate traveled from Chicago to Kentucky for a long weekend tour of the Kentucky Holy Land. During their time in Kentucky they will visit Gethsemane, the Proto-Cathedral, Old St. Thomas, and a distillery tour to learn about this part of Kentucky’s heritage.

Sister Usha Saldanha: A Profile

Sister Usha Saldanha: A Profile

As I look back at the thirty-five years of vowed life and forty years in Bihar and fifty-eight years of my life, I feel privileged and can confidently say that I have lived my life with joy, enthusiasm, commitment, and love for mission.

Reflections on the World Social Forum 2024 in Kathmandu

Reflections on the World Social Forum 2024 in Kathmandu

The WSF stands as a significant gathering of global civil society members, NGOs, INGOs, and individuals committed to creating a space for dialogue, sharing concerns, experiences, and strategizing for actionable steps towards a more equitable and democratic world.

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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