Private funds maintain operating costs so 100% of donations go straight to SCN missions.

Honoraries and Memorials

Gifts in memory or in honor of others

Because of You

Camp Maria

Thanks to generous support, in southern Maryland, children in foster care reunite with siblings for a vacation, veterans gather for support and relaxation, students attend retreats to prepare for high school, and homeless persons are offered a warm bed and meal for two weeks in the winter. Camp Maria provides an atmosphere of prayer, hospitality and simplicity in a peaceful, natural environment for group retreats and renewal programs.

Nazareth School

Nazareth School in Chandapura, India completed an expansion to accommodate a growing student population. New facilities include physics, chemistry and biology labs with up-to-date equipment and spacious classrooms. Students grow intellectually, physically, spiritually, psychologically and socially.

Disaster Relief

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and volunteers offer relief to victims of natural disasters throughout the United States. Supported by the generosity of donors, volunteers have assisted with home repairs and assistance with clean-up following tornadoes and floods in Indiana, West Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, and Kentucky.

Resilience and Hope from Rajgir

From adversity emerges resilience: Soni, a mother in Rajgir, overcomes physical handicaps and challenging family dynamics thanks to her strength, the support of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, and the generosity of donor Maria Shyama. A testament to the transformative power of charity.

CommonSpirit visits Delhi ministry

Sister Rena Fernandez welcomed CommonSpirit health justice advocate, Adam Manypoenny to Seelampur, an empowerment center administered by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

Family of Sister Dolores Visit

Charlotte Ann Hall, accompanied by her five daughters, graced the grounds of Nazareth today in a heartfelt visit. The journey was especially special as they marveled at the newly landscaped grounds in front of the Motherhouse in memorial to the legacy of their aunt and sister, Dolores Greenwell, SCN. The visit included a tour of the restored church and the gravestone of their beloved aunt and sister.

Compassionate Kallanode

How donors gifts are creating hope for a compassionate presence from Sisters to people in a remote community.

Serving others

Mark and Cindy Rhonemus have been volunteering with the SCN Volunteer Mission Program since 2015. For their most recent trip to Las Flores, Belize, they raised all of the funds needed to complete a home for a family in need.

Kyle’s Journey: A Long-Distance Run

Embarking on a 19-day, multi-city run across Europe, long-distance runner Kyle Hall turns strides into stories, honoring the 200+ year legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. His mission? Raise $2,888 for their global philanthropic efforts.

A family remembers a loved one by helping build a house in Belize

A house was built recently in Belize City, Belize, from donations received in memory of Andrew Reed, who passed away in May 2017 in an automobile accident.

SCN program participant named volunteer of the year

A volunteer with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth was recently named volunteer of the year in Bardstown, Kentucky. From Belize to his own backyard, David White volunteers his time helping others.

IRA charitable rollover

If you like the idea of saving on taxes and supporting the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, an IRA charitable rollover gift may make sense for you.

Honoring an enduring relationship

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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Thank you for your support of SCN missions.

Honoring an Enduring Relationship

The SCN Legacy Society recognizes with gratitude those who have remembered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in their estate plans.

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have been blessed to receive financial support from many who, with deep faith, have chosen as their legacy a share in the SCN mission. Through this bond of faith, tireless efforts are made around the world by Sisters on behalf of those who are marginalized and victimized by poverty and social injustice.

“We believe that all the ties of friendship and affection which knit us as one throughout our lives do not unravel with death …”

Rite of Christian Burial

How do I join the SCN Legacy Society?

The SCN Legacy Society was formed as a way to gratefully acknowledge those who have remembered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in their estate plans, thus creating a legacy of generosity that extends beyond their lifetime.

A gift of any size, joined with others who have done the same, can make a difference for generations to come.

Some ways to leave a legacy include:

  • A bequest in your will naming a specific gift amount or a percentage of your estate after all obligations have been met;
  • Naming the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy;
  • A bequest of stocks, securities or real estate;
  • Naming the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as a beneficiary of a charitable trust.

Simply let us know that you have named the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in your estate plans and you will be gratefully welcomed as a member of the SCN Legacy Society. You may remain anonymous, if you desire.

SCN Legacy Society members are remembered annually at a Mass offered at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth.

We always recommend that you contact your attorney or accountant to learn how these options relate to your personal circumstances.

Email Spalding:


Spalding Hurst
Director of Mission Advancement

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Office of Mission Advancement
P.O. Box 9
Nazareth, Kentucky 40048

(502) 348-1593