Missioning Service for Lisa Downs

Missioning Service for Lisa Downs

Today’s Mass at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth included a special Missioning Ceremony for Lisa Downs as Director of Nazareth Retreat Center. “Lisa, it is a pleasure for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to mission you to service as Director of Nazareth...
The beauty of wildlife

The beauty of wildlife

Taking a walk outside allows us to admire and appreciate the creation of God, and the beauty of wildlife. Associate member Trudi Maish shares the following photos she captured at Nazareth. “As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. My...
Life Wants to Happen

Life Wants to Happen

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on Honoring Earth in Communal Living Susan Gatz, SCN, and Carolyn Cromer, director of ecological sustainability for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, were guests on a podcast for the Earth and Spirit Center in Louisville, Kentucky....
Snow abounds in Pittsburgh

Snow abounds in Pittsburgh

The SCN Sisters at Caritas Apartments in Pittsburgh hunkered down to weather the snow storm known as Izzy which brought 8 to 12 inches of snow to the Greater Pittsburgh area since 2:30 PM Sunday, January 16. The maintenance & housekeeping staff made sure the roads...
The sacred right to vote

The sacred right to vote

Please spread the word of this statement and encourage action by others with their U.S. Senators and others. May we continue Rev. Dr. MLK’s legacy and be active agents for peace and justice in our common home! -Sister Tess “The vote is the most powerful...
Grounded in place: When the global becomes local

Grounded in place: When the global becomes local

Volunteers with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth sort through and clear debris from a home severely damaged by tornadoes in Campbellsville, Kentucky, accompanied by the surviving family and friends. (Courtesy of Ellen Sprigg) By Julia Gerwe for Global Sisters Report...
Students immerse themselves in Appalachian culture

Students immerse themselves in Appalachian culture

Bethlehem High School is taking a three-week winter term with their teacher, Brigid Manion, to learn about the music, art, history, and life in Appalachia. Some of the exposure so far has been, reading a novel together, making and playing the dulcimer, clogging, and...
Hutchins renews beekeeping tradition at Nazareth

Hutchins renews beekeeping tradition at Nazareth

The Kentucky Standard Terry Hutchins has revitalized the honeybee population on the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus and has started to collect honey, something that he estimated hadn’t been done in 50 years. Hutchins said there were a few hives on location...
Barbara Maynard, SCN: Her story

Barbara Maynard, SCN: Her story

Brenda Gonzales, SCN, presented profiles of several Sisters during the Associates’ fall gathering. We will share from her presentation, “SCNs live the Charism Today in Their Own Words” with you as Sister profiles over the next few weeks. We have a saying in the SCN...
Snow falls at Nazareth

Snow falls at Nazareth

The first Kentucky snow of 2022 blanketed the home of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and with it brings the beauty of Mother Nature.
Volunteers bring chainsaws and wheelbarrows

Volunteers bring chainsaws and wheelbarrows

Santa Claus brings toys and cheer. Jesus brings love and salvation. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth bring chainsaws and wheelbarrows. Through the late hours of Friday, Dec. 10, and into early Saturday morning, tornadoes ripped through Western Kentucky leaving...
Christmas blankets

Christmas blankets

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth received a donation of blankets from students at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown, Kentucky. They contacted Nazareth a few months ago about making and donating blankets to the Sisters. A group of students raised money by holding a...
Revisiting St. Louise at Christmas

Revisiting St. Louise at Christmas

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Pittsburgh had a wonderful Christmas gift. They were able to celebrate Christmas with a gathering in their former dining room in St. Louise Convent. The CEO of Vincentian Collaborative Services, Dean Owens, made arrangements for this...
Smiles delivered

Smiles delivered

Handmade cards for tornado survivors were sent to Sisters of Charity of Nazareth disaster relief to distribute from students of St. Peter & Paul School in Lexington, Kentucky. Sister Luke and Ellen Sprigg spent this week getting these cards into the hands of...
Sisters Engage in Outreach

Sisters Engage in Outreach

Two gift baskets donated by Sisters were used to generate funds to help survivors of the recent tornadoes in Western Kentucky. This initiative at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Motherhouse, Nazareth, Kentucky, resulted in hundreds of dollars. Sisters and employees...
‘Dear someone special’

‘Dear someone special’

Cards for tornado survivors were sent to Sisters of Charity of Nazareth disaster relief to distribute from St. Peter & Paul School in Lexington, Kentucky. Support for relief efforts has been fantastic all over the state, country, and world. These cards made by...
Sisters featured on Currents News

Sisters featured on Currents News

As Kentucky’s disaster relief operations continue, Sisters of Charity work to meet need of community The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth appeared on Currents News, a source for news from the Catholic perspective. — BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Bowling Green resident...
Nazareth toy drive

Nazareth toy drive

Employees at the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth collected toys this week to take to Bowling Green for the children that have been affected by the recent tornado disaster in Kentucky. The human resources department gathered the toys displayed here. In only three days a...
St. Monica 150th anniversary

St. Monica 150th anniversary

Among those who took part in the walk were Sister of Charity of Nazareth Marilyn Shea, left, and Sister of Charity of Nazareth Marlene Lehmkuhl. (The Record) Processing through the quiet streets of downtown Bardstown Dec. 12, members of St. Monica Church sang, “We’ve...