Volunteers complete build in Belize

Volunteers complete build in Belize

Sister Luke Boiarski, the Kaucic family and their friends, recently built and blessed a house for Brenda, James and their family in Belize. All were very appreciative of the beautiful family that was selected by Hand in Hand Ministries in Belize City. The house was...
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 regions around the world, International Workers’ Day is a time to commemorate the achievements of the labor movement and the historic...
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 Belize. They are building an 18′ x 20′ house in memory of Mary and Gus Kaucic. Lou Kaucic is sponsoring this build. Sister Luke and the...
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 with the sisters for 7 weeks. Lauren was able to teach those at SCN Center Belize how to make their own chlorine and also how to use the kit to...
SCN program participant named volunteer of the year

SCN program participant named volunteer of the year

David White, the recipient of the Ron Filkins Standard Communications 2022 Volunteer of the Year Award, builds a cement block home for a family of nine in Belize with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 2013. David White said he stays busy working with Feeding...
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Statement for Just-Peace

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Statement for Just-Peace

We, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, are impelled by the love of Christ “to work for justice in solidarity with oppressed people, especially the economically poor and women and to care for the earth” (SCN Mission Statement). We stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian...
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 Center Belize to pack food for the homeless. An assembly line was created and meals were packed in a matter of minutes. These meals were then...
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 Charity of Nazareth led volunteers to build a house in Belize for a family in great need. In doing this work they say they have felt humbled and blessed to...
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 Associates are still carrying out their mission to serve God and God’s people. The SCNAs reported that over the Christmas holidays they had...
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 donated his fortune to the construction of local libraries, schools, and other institutions (including the Baron Bliss Institute).
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 with Higinia Bol, SCN. As part of their time together they had the blessing of the new Sisters of Charity of Nazareth home. Rev. Matthew Ruhl and...
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, sang, caught up on business and most of all had time to be together. See the photos below from the gathering. 
Serving Belize

Serving Belize

The Sisters along with Miriam (focus discernment) and Lauren Sprigg (SCN volunteer) were at it again, serving those in need. A hot meal of homemade Creole bread, refried beans and sausages and banana muffins were made by the crew and served with a bottle of juice. An...
Love for LIFE

Love for LIFE

LIFE spent Valentine’s Day spreading the love! LIFE Staff and volunteer Lauren, packed and delivered fruits and handmade cards to the seniors as a reminder that we do think of them and love them. From LIFE to our seniors: Happy Valentine’s day! Carlette...
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 a team of volunteers back to Belize, due to the global pandemic that has become our daily life. Up until the team of nine boarded the plan on Jan....
LIFE ministry celebrates Christmas

LIFE ministry celebrates Christmas

LIFE (Living Independently in Full Existence) had its annual Christmas party for seniors in Belize. Unfortunately, because of Covid, people could not gather so they had to take the party to them. 100 Hampers were packed with flour, rice, beans, cornflakes, Maggie...
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 as every month food and drink is cooked, packed and delivered to those needing a warm meal in the downtown Belize City area. This time the meal...
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 history of Independence Day is shared. “Belize was a British Crown Colony since 1862. On Sept. 21, 1981, Belize was declared an independent...
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 Oliver, SJ, realized he needed the help of more Sisters, Jim Short, SJ contacted SCN Superior General, Barbara Thomas. As a result, 46 years ago, in...