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.

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.

Compassionate Kallanode

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

After the flood

Bangalore Province gives thanks and gratitude to all who reached out to give support during 2018 the Kerala Flood which claimed the loves of many and devastated the region.

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.

The Rise of Jyoti

Jyoti’s future is now brighter than ever, and she had become an inspiration to her peers and family. She was a shining example of how a community built around love for each other can help bring joy into the hearts of many, even in the most challenging circumstances.

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.

The Mangeot Family

“I’ve been around the SCNs all my life and their desire to help those less fortunate comes from their devotion to serving God.”

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.

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.

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.

Make a contribution

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