The Louisville Courier headlines Rally warns of human trafficking during this week of Kentucky Derby. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth played a prominent role in raising awareness of a potential spike in illegal human trafficking during Derby Week. Activists seeking to combat trafficking say major national sporting events can attract tourists trolling for prostitutes, including cases [...]
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Pope Francis has urged to serve at the “outskirts”. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth serve on the outskirts in a School for Disabled in Nepal, Katmandu. There are over 90 children who are bused daily (some are on the bus for up to 2 hrs just to get to the school). Those parents who can, [...]
The website of the Sisters of Charity Federation posted the following item… The Sisters of Charity Federation was well represented in the 60 Minutes segment that aired on March 17. We caught glimpses of several from the LCWR meeting in St. Louis, but the dancing Susan Gatz, SC-Nazareth, stands out! The ministry of Perry Family [...]
If you want to see how a 200th birthday celebration can be done read the just released issue of The Journey of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. (pdf) Related FAMVIN Posts:Justice Concerns – Sisters of Charity NazarethSisters of Charity NovicesNazareth Charities vs. traffickingSCN Weekly Justice highlightsSCNs intern at United Nations
Good News: February 28 saw the Violence Against Women Act (Senate version) passed by the House of Representatives. Please thank representatives who voted for the bill, or express your opinion to those who did not. You can find an alert and message for editing, tailored to the way your representative voted here. Promoting Peace: Urge President Obama and [...]
Sister Mary Elizabeth Miller, SCN President received the first vows of the Novices, Anita Murmu, Hema Santhosa, Jonice Lepcha, Kalpana Kerketta, Mansuri Kujur, Maya Amolik, Nirmala Diggi, Prashanti M. and Sushanti Xaxa on March 2 in Mokama, India. Father Alywn D’Souza, SJ, Parish Priest of Mokama concelebrated the Eucharist with six other priests. Sister Mary [...]
From the Archdiocese of Louisville… As the Kentucky General Assembly considers a proposed law that would help victims of human trafficking, House Bill 3, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and the Dominican Sisters of Peace are taking action. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, who took a corporate stance against human trafficking in 2008, are serving on [...]
Weekly Justice Highlights Empowering Women: Urge Internationaldonors to Somalia and HassanSheikh Mohamoud, President of Somalia to adopt a zero tolerance policy for human rights abuses committed by Somalia’s security forces, and to ensure women are protected. (International action available) Care of Earth and Promoting Peace: On February 18, thousands gathered in Washington, DCto oppose theKeystone XL. There is still time to urge President Obama (1.202.456.1111; [...]
SCNs at United Nations Sisters of Charity Lilly Thomas and Beverly Hoffman are currently interns with Caroljean Wille, SC, the Sisters of Charity Federation NGO representative at the United Nations in New York. They have participated in the Civil Society Forum on Feb. 5, and the United Nations Commission for Social Development Feb. 6-15. Lilly Thomas, [...]
SCN Nepali Student Strikes Gold in Special Olympics When a shy Mentally disabled boy first joined Navajyoti Centre for the Mentally Disabled Children (Sisters of Charity of Nazareth) at Baluwata over 12 years ago, little did he and his teachers know that he would one day shine and make the country proud. At 26 now, [...]
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