Vocation News

Postulants enter novitiate

Postulants enter novitiate

It is a day of great joy for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Bethel to welcome 13 pre-novices into the novitiate on May 8, 2022. Sister Philo Kottoor and Sisters on the campus gathered together for a prayer service led by Sister Anice Vattukulam.

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Blessing of candidate

Blessing of candidate

Sisters gathered at St. Vincent de Paul Church Friday, May 6, 2022, for a blessing of Miriam Juarez as she entered Candidacy. 

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Perpetual Vows

Perpetual Vows

Sisters Anita Murmu, Kalpana Kerketta, and Mansuri Kujur made their Perpetual Profession of vows to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on Feb. 10, 2022, in Mokama.

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I am excited about the newness and creative ways that religious life can grow and develop as we move with the signs of the time.
Carlette Gentle

Perpetually Professed, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

As I consider the future of religious life I am excited about the opportunities we’ll have to collaborate in ministry and experience community living together across the Federation.
Paris Slapikas

Perpetually Professed, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

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Sister Chris Kunze

Sister Chris Kunze

Vocation Director

P.O. Box 17545
Louisville, KY 40217

Phone: (502) 348-1525

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of Catholic Sisters say that someone encouraged them to consider a vocation.

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of the recently professed have college degrees, including 19% with master’s degrees and 5% with doctoral equivalent.

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of Catholic sisters (new members) first considered religious life by age 21.

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of young members cite a desire to be of service.

The Vitality of Catholic Sisters

Catholic Sisters are dynamic and passionate, dedicated to diverse ministries and charisms, lived out in community. Their devotion is carried out in myriad ways, whether in prayer, action, leadership or service. The We Are Sisters logo and initiative breaks stereotypes by capturing the diverse lives of women religious brought together by the unifying presence of Christ. We Are Sisters communicates and celebrates the vitality and impact of Catholic Sisters in the United States. Learn more.