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Group Heads to Belize for Special House Build

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Associates and friends headed to Belize this week to build a home in honor of Elaine McCarron, SCN.

University Students Assist Elderly in Belize

LIFE was blessed this week as PT and OT students from Alvernia University and Bellarmine University joined us to serve seniors on the Southside. Students, along with their professors, visited seniors in their homes to work with them.

A Look Back at 2022

The last twelve months have been filled with much excitement as many operations and projects returned following a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a look back at some of the accomplishments and occurrences of 2022.

Embracing Religious Life at a Young Age

When she was just a teenager, a summer encounter for Carlette Gentle would awaken in her a powerful calling to religious life.

University Students Assist Elderly in Belize
University Students Assist Elderly in Belize

LIFE was blessed this week as PT and OT students from Alvernia University and Bellarmine University joined us to serve seniors on the Southside. Students, along with their professors, visited seniors in their homes to work with them.

A Look Back at 2022
A Look Back at 2022

The last twelve months have been filled with much excitement as many operations and projects returned following a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a look back at some of the accomplishments and occurrences of 2022.

Help for Hurricane Victims

Help for Hurricane Victims

The recent Hurricane Lisa that hit Belize on Nov. 2, 2022, has left behind devastating damages, and several families...

Hurricane Lisa

Hurricane Lisa

Sister Carlette Gentle writes:  Hurricane Lisa hit Belize City on Wednesday evening, Nov. 2, 2022, at about 5:20 p.m.,...

SCNAs Meet in Belize

SCNAs Meet in Belize

SCNAs in Belize City finally met for the first in-person evening prayer at the SCN House, after two years of no...

SCNAs Gather in Dangriga

SCNAs Gather in Dangriga

The weekend of Friday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Associates in...

Federation at Work

Federation at Work

This coming October will be 4 years since Sister Kerry Rowland, SCH, answered the call of the Federation to minister...

School supplies for Belize City

School supplies for Belize City

Because of the Covid pandemic, many families without jobs struggle to keep up with the basic necessities for survival....

Labor Day in Belize and India

Labor Day in Belize and India

May 1 is Labor Day, also known as International Workers' Day or May Day, in India and Belize. Observed in several...

Volunteers arrive in Belize

Volunteers arrive in Belize

On April 24, Sister Luke Boiarski and nine volunteers composed of the Kaucic family and their friends ventured off to...

Clean water

Clean water

A Water Step Chlorine Kit was donated to the sisters by Frank Diebold, uncle of Lauren Sprigg who volunteered in...

Belize volunteers pack meals

Belize volunteers pack meals

The volunteer group that travelled to Belize to build a house with Hand in Hand Ministries joined the Sisters at SCN...

Serving those in need

Serving those in need

Above, the newly built house for Shakira, Trevon, Chloe, and R.J Neal During this season of Lent, the Sisters of...

Dangriga Associates

Dangriga Associates

The SCNAs in Dangriga have been on the move. Even with the difficulty of getting new members and aging, the Dangriga...

Belize celebrates Baron Bliss Day

Belize celebrates Baron Bliss Day

Baron Bliss Day (March 9) is a national festival honoring a British resident who died while on vacation in Belize and...

House Blessing in Punta Gorda

House Blessing in Punta Gorda

Carlette Gentle SCN, Kerry Rowland SCH, Miriam Juarez, and Lauren Sprigg traveled to Punta Gorda, Toledo, to visit...

SCNAs in Dangriga

SCNAs in Dangriga

The SCN house met with the SCNAs in Dangriga for a meeting and check-in on Friday night. The group gathered prayed,...

Serving Belize

Serving Belize

The Sisters along with Miriam (focus discernment) and Lauren Sprigg (SCN volunteer) were at it again, serving those in...

Love for LIFE

Love for LIFE

LIFE spent Valentine's Day spreading the love! LIFE Staff and volunteer Lauren, packed and delivered fruits and...

A mission of love

A mission of love

Belize Mission Reflection by Ellen Sprigg It has been two years since the SCN Volunteer Program has been able to bring...

Belize City food drive

Belize City food drive

The Belize City house held another successful food delivery to the homeless downtown. This has become an annual event...

Independence Day in Belize

Independence Day in Belize

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, Belize celebrates its 40th anniversary of Independence. In a write-up on belizing.com, the...

Belize Foundation Day!

Belize Foundation Day!

Today, September 1, marks 46 years that the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been in ministry in Belize. When Mike...

SCNAs come together in Belize

SCNAs come together in Belize

After a year off, the SCNAs in Dangriga finally came out to be together. Sister Carlette travelled down to Dangriga...

Mother’s Day at LIFE

Mother’s Day at LIFE

LIFE's seniors receive sweet treats! "To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world!" Happy...

LIFE serves seniors in Belize

LIFE serves seniors in Belize

Usually, around the Easter season, LIFE Belize plans an outing for the seniors they serve. Because of COVID-19...