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Students perform play detailing life of Mother Catherine

Students perform play detailing life of Mother Catherine

Third- and fourth-grade students at St. Agnes School, led by music teacher Lindsey Duncan, performed “The Life of Catherine Spalding” several times last month. The musical performance, based on a book that was written by Sister of Charity of Nazareth Grace Saia, detailed the life of Mother Catherine Spalding, foundress of the Sisters of Charity […]

Sister Barbara Peterson, SCN, dies at 90

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Barbara Peterson died at Nazareth Home on May 9. She was 90 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 69 years. Sister Peterson, a native of St. Mary, Ky., served in elementary and secondary education as both a teacher and principal in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio for […]

SCNs OK, offer aid in Nepal after earthquake

SCNs OK, offer aid in Nepal after earthquake

By Marnie McAllister and Catholic News Service, KATHMANDU, Nepal — Inclement weather and logistical pressures were delaying aid to hundreds of thousands of Nepalese earthquake victims, the director of Caritas Nepal told Catholic News Service (CNS) April 28. “The logistical problems are enormous and sadly, relief is being delayed,” said Father Pius Perumana. As of […]

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Agnes Ann Fuhs dies

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Agnes Ann Fuhs died at Nazareth Home on Jan. 9 at the age of 92. Sister Fuhs, a native of South Boston, Mass., had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) for 74 years. Seventy of her years as an SCN years were spent in service in Arkansas, Tennessee, […]

Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, SCN, dies at 87

Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, SCN, dies at 87

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, formerly Sister Marie Ellen, died at Nazareth Home on Dec. 23. She was 87 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) for 69 years. Sister Shelton, a native of Paducah, Ky., served as an elementary school teacher and principal for 24 years in Kentucky […]

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Martha Mahoney dies at 86

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Martha Mahoney dies at 86

Sister of  Charity of Nazareth Martha Mahoney, 86, died Dec. 15 at Nazareth Home. She was a native of Owensboro, Ky., and had been an SCN for 66 years. Sister Mahoney was a teacher in Kentucky and Virginia for 29 years and served in Memphis, Tenn., in provincial administration as secretary-treasurer from 1980 to 1985. […]

Sr. Ann Jeanette Effinger, 92, dies Dec. 15 at Nazareth Home

Sr. Ann Jeanette Effinger, 92, dies Dec. 15 at Nazareth Home

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Ann Jeanette Effinger, 92, died Dec. 15 at Nazareth Home. She had been a religious for 74 years. Sister Effinger served as a teacher and principal at schools in Kentucky, Virginia, Massachusetts, Ohio, Tennessee and Mississippi. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she taught at Holy Family and Holy Name schools, […]