Ecological Sustainability Articles

Nazareth Donates Playground Equipment to La Casita Center

Playground equipment formerly used by children at the St. Joseph’s Montessori Children’s Center at Nazareth gets a new life with La Casita Center, a non-profit organization serving the Latinx community in Louisville.

Sisters Featured in Catholic Climate Covenant Newsletter

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s work in ecological sustainability was featured in the July edition of the Catholic Climate Covenant’s newsletter.

Stream Team Inspires Citizen Science at Nazareth

A collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future, and Nelson County 4-H Youth Development is empowering local youth to be citizen scientists by measuring water quality in their watershed.

Grounded | Sharing Stories on Nature

This video was produced by the Earth and Spirit Center in collaboration with Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. It is created from a series of interviews with Bernheim staff, volunteers, and community partners that took place at the Spirit Nest last fall. Susan Gatz, SCN, and Julia Gerwe speak in the video and they hope it stirs us all on to further action for the sake of our common home!

Stream Team Inspires Citizen Science at Nazareth
Stream Team Inspires Citizen Science at Nazareth

A collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future, and Nelson County 4-H Youth Development is empowering local youth to be citizen scientists by measuring water quality in their watershed.

Grounded | Sharing Stories on Nature
Grounded | Sharing Stories on Nature

This video was produced by the Earth and Spirit Center in collaboration with Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. It is created from a series of interviews with Bernheim staff, volunteers, and community partners that took place at the Spirit Nest last fall. Susan Gatz, SCN, and Julia Gerwe speak in the video and they hope it stirs us all on to further action for the sake of our common home!

Microgreens & Sprouts Video

Microgreens & Sprouts Video

Sister Paschal and Sister Molly teach us how to grow microgreens and sprouts in a new video from the Office of...

Clean water

Clean water

A Water Step Chlorine Kit was donated to the sisters by Frank Diebold, uncle of Lauren Sprigg who volunteered in...

Hands-on learning

Hands-on learning

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth campus near Bardstown is not only a beautiful home for our Sisters but also a place...

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:...

Nazareth to host Stream Team

Nazareth to host Stream Team

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s Office of Ecological Sustainability is partnering with New Pioneers for a...

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...

Season of Creation Video

Season of Creation Video

The Season of Creation is the annual Christian celebration of prayer and action for Earth. This year it took place...

Louisville Earth Walk

Louisville Earth Walk

The Louisville Earth Walk was held on Saturday, October 23. Now in its fifth year, the walk is a celebration of Mother...

Nazareth Tree Walk

Nazareth Tree Walk

The Office of Ecological Sustainability announces the release of the Nazareth Tree Walk. Designed to help interpret...

Advice on container gardens

Advice on container gardens

Join the SCN Office of Ecological Sustainability in learning how to garden wherever you may be, as we learn from...

A Glimpse of Gardening in Botswana

A Glimpse of Gardening in Botswana

As part of the Office of Ecological Sustainability’s ‘local, plant-based eating’ educational series, Julia Gerwe...

Tips on Protecting Crops

Tips on Protecting Crops

Sisters and Associates throughout the Congregation are growing their own food.  True to the mission to “care for...

Advocating for Earth

Advocating for Earth

On June 16, Brenda Gonzales, SCN, was among the many constituents who participated in a virtual visit with Congressman...

Seed swap

Seed swap

Sharing Seeds and Community: Nazareth Community Garden’s Seed Swap Soiree On Thursday, May 25 community gardeners at...

Cicada spotting at Nazareth

Cicada spotting at Nazareth

Millions of Brood X cicadas are emerging across the United States. The first cicada sighting at Nazareth has occurred....