Sr. Marcella Falat (1924 – 2017)

March 18, 1924 – September 15, 2017 Eleonore was born in Chicago on March 18, 1924 to Stanley and Catherine (Moskwa) Falat. The youngest of seven children, she attended St. Michael School and transferred to Holy Family Academy in Chicago for her junior and senior...
Oct. 11: Weekly Reflection

Oct. 11: Weekly Reflection

Dear Friends, This past week readings share with us multiple images of the vineyard. This was common imagery at the time of Jesus. For us today, we are less familiar with experiencing that type of imagery, unless of course you live in Wine Country! A recent reflection...

Sr. Monica Mikutel (1915 – 2017)

August 8, 1915 – September 29, 2017 Olimpia Mikutel was born to Stanislaus and Maryann (Butrym) Mikutel on August 8, 1915 in Norwich, Connecticut, joining siblings Malvina, Monica and William. In eighth grade, at St. Joseph School, Olimpia felt strongly that God was...

Oct 4 – Weekly Reflection

Dear Friends, I hope you are enjoying this beautiful fall day. In the spirit of St. Francis, take a few minutes to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation in some form. Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ll get to it when things are back to normal”? Or “I’ll be happy when...

A pause in the General Conference to see the sites

The General Conference continues this week at the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (CSFN) provincialate (Holy Family Province) in Des Plaines, IL. Today, members of the CSFN General Administration along with Provincial Superiors from Rome, Poland, Belarus,...

General Council and Provincial Superiors arrive at Provincialate

The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth in Des Plaines, IL welcomed the CSFN General Administration from Rome this week. The General Administration along with Provincial Superiors from the United States, Rome, Poland, Belarus, Australia, Philippines and a Regional...
Honor a sister who taught you

Honor a sister who taught you

Dear Friends of Nazareth, Fall has arrived and that means students and teachers throughout the country are back in their classrooms, including a number of our sisters who serve as educators. What could be more valuable to families (and our troubled world) than...

Sept. 27: Weekly Reflection

Dear Friends, God is a God of surprises and wonder. I can certainly attest to this. When I came to this Women of Wisdom program, in Ocean Grove, NJ, little did I know I would be sharing the experience with Sister Theresa Kane, RSM. The opportunity has been wonderful,...
Sept. 20: Weekly Reflection

Sept. 20: Weekly Reflection

Dear Friends, Presently, I am attending a program called “Women of Wisdom” in Ocean Grove, NJ. During a break one day, I walked over to another Inn and inquired about their facility, just in case a friend was able to come and visit. One thing lead to another and we...

Meet Our Sisters in Education

As temperatures cool, leaves change and students head back to school, we would like to introduce you to three of our Sisters who serve as educators: Sr. Rosalyn Nguyen, a preschool teaching assistant; Sr. Boguslawa Cofala, a high school theology teacher; and Sr....