Ecological Sustainability Articles

Meet Brenden Dines, AmeriCorps Volunteer

The SCN Lay Mission Volunteer Program recently welcomed Brenden Dines as a new AmeriCorps Volunteer at Nazareth

Season of Creation: “Listening to Creation” in Nazareth’s Woods

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Season of Creation; this year’s theme is “Listening to Creation.” Join the Office of Ecological Sustainability and Kelly O’Mahony, SCN, as we step into Nazareth’s woods to listen to and observe the creatures who come alive there each spring.

Backyard Adventures

Several Sisters took trolly rides around Nazareth Motherhouse Campus Aug. 25, 2022, to learn about pollinator habitats and ecological sustainability efforts

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.

Season of Creation:  “Listening to Creation” in Nazareth’s Woods
Season of Creation: “Listening to Creation” in Nazareth’s Woods

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Season of Creation; this year’s theme is “Listening to Creation.” Join the Office of Ecological Sustainability and Kelly O’Mahony, SCN, as we step into Nazareth’s woods to listen to and observe the creatures who come alive there each spring.

Backyard Adventures
Backyard Adventures

Several Sisters took trolly rides around Nazareth Motherhouse Campus Aug. 25, 2022, to learn about pollinator habitats and ecological sustainability efforts

Nazareth Donates Playground Equipment to La Casita Center
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.

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...