Easter fun at Nazareth

Easter fun at Nazareth

Sisters added a pop of color and fun designs to real and wooden Easter eggs on April 12. The afternoon craft session was one of several ways the Sisters are celebrating Easter and spring at...
Western Province Assembly

Western Province Assembly

Thursday afternoon began with the weaver woman who lit the fire pot and tended to her wheel. The Prayer Committee led the Assembly through a moment of silence and prayers. The Constitutions were held in reverence as the Western Province Guiding Statement was read....
Western Province Assembly

Western Province Assembly

Sister Sharon Gray, chair of the day, opened with prayers for Sister Anne Marie Thayilchirayil who passed away on April 6 at Kurji Holy Family Hospital in Patna. Choir members led a singing of the Assembly Mantra. In a closed session Western Province Finance Director...
Western Province Assembly

Western Province Assembly

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Today the Western Province Justice Committee presented the social justice efforts of the Province over the past five years. Witness statements along with three videos were offered to highlight Western Province efforts with environment,...
Earth Day Cleanup at Nazareth

Earth Day Cleanup at Nazareth

Join the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Office of Ecological Sustainability for an Earth Day Cleanup this Earth Day: Friday, April 22, 2022 from 9:00-11:00 am at Nazareth. Volunteers are invited to check in outside of the SCN Center on Nazareth’s campus,...
Western Province Assembly

Western Province Assembly

Monday, April 4, 2022 The Prayer Committee opened the day with a live singing of the Assembly Mantra. The weaver woman went to her spinning wheel and the elements: water, earth, air, and fire, were placed around the fire pot. Provincial Mary Elizabeth Miller, who is...
Nazareth 5K: Run with a Mission

Nazareth 5K: Run with a Mission

Nazareth is home to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It is sacred ground to many and boasts a beautiful campus with a rolling landscape. The spires of St. Vincent de Paul Church greet visitors upon entering the Nazareth Campus and beautiful old buildings dot the...
Western Province Assembly opens

Western Province Assembly opens

Gather the Wisdom Weave the Dream Sunday afternoon began with the Delegate Workshop, opened by the Province Leadership Team. Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller welcomed the delegates and introduced Facilitator Marge Kloos, SC. Sister Sharon Gray led the Assembly Prayer....
After two years of service, I see a spiritual way forward

After two years of service, I see a spiritual way forward

One of my favorite spots for spiritual reflection and grounding at Nazareth is on the banks of our ponds, as pictured here. (Courtesy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth) By Julia Gerwe for Global Sisters Report Editor’s note: Notes from the Field includes...
Plaque of the first church at Nazareth mounted

Plaque of the first church at Nazareth mounted

Braving the cold, Sisters gathered outside the current kitchen to witness the mounting and blessing of the plaque to mark the site of the first church at Nazareth, Kentucky. When the Sisters and all who lived with them at St. Thomas came to Nazareth, on June 11, 1822,...
Rainbow Jubilee Mass

Rainbow Jubilee Mass

A Rainbow Jubilee Mass was held today at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth. The special Mass recognized local Sisters celebrating 80, 75, 70, 65, 60, 55, and 50 years; and included a Renewal of Vows. The ceremony was followed by a festive meal. The ceremony was...
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...
Stream Team sees Sisters’ legacy ripple

Stream Team sees Sisters’ legacy ripple

Whitney Wurzel, Executive Director of New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future, and Julia Gerwe, AmeriCorps volunteer, engaging Stream Team participants along Froman Creek at Nazareth. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Office of Ecological Sustainability partnered...
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...
Plaque of the first church at Nazareth dedicated

Plaque of the first church at Nazareth dedicated

In St. Vincent de Paul Church, after Mass, a dedication of the plaque to mark the site of the first church at Nazareth, Kentucky, was held. After a brief prayer, Sisters closed with the hymn written by Bishop David. When the Sisters and all who lived with them at St....
Rally for Ukraine

Rally for Ukraine

Representing the SCNs, Joetta Venneman, participated in a rally that included people speaking from their homeland and the selling of items that support Ukraine on March 20 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the Great Lawn in downtown Louisville. The group marched for about 1.5...
Servant leaders

Servant leaders

Sisters and senior leaders from Vincentian joined together Thursday for a fellowship luncheon at St. Louise Convent in Pittsburgh. Women religious from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Sisters of the Holy Spirit, Sisters of Divine Providence, and Benedictine...