Our Core Values

...you did it to me. Matt. 25:40

Our Core Values are based on Scripture and the heritage and tradition of the Sisters of Nazareth.
It is expected that all who are associated with the work of Nazareth House demonstrate a commitment to these values.


Love


Let your love for each other be
real and from the heart.
 1 Peter 1:22

Love motivated the care provided to the old and the young by Victoire Larmenier.
Unselfish concern for the good of others, shown through patience, kindness, trust, hope, endurance, truth and a strong affection.


Compassion


Be compassionate as your heavenly Father
is compassionate.
 Luke 6:36

Victoire Larmenier showed compassion by seeking to relieve the existing suffering of those with whom she came in contact.
Being open and attentive to the whole person, spiritually, physically and emotionally, we show empathy for the suffering of others and try to relieve that suffering.


Patience


Blessed are the gentle for they shall
possess the earth.
 Matt 5:5

Victoire Larmenier was an example of patience to all who knew her. She encountered and overcame amazing difficulties.
In all circumstances we persevere calmly and with understanding and endurance.


Justice


Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for Justice
for they shall be satisfied.
 Matt. 5:6

Victoire Larmenier was fair and impartial with everyone, even when people or issues were difficult or challenging.
We uphold what is fair, decent and right. We appreciate each person, respecting his/her rights in a balanced and fair manner.


Hospitality


I was a stranger and you welcomed me.
Matt. 25:37

Victoire Larmenier welcomed everyone in a spirit of friendship and acceptance.
We welcome and receive all into a warm, friendly and open atmosphere.


Respect


As often as you did it to one of these...
you did it to me.
 Matt. 23:40

Victoire Larmenier showed consideration, appreciation and regard for the rights, values and beliefs of all.
The unique dignity of each person is held in high esteem and with special consideration. Without exception, we show thoughtfulness, courtesy and care.