Celebrating Earth Day
Sisters, Associates, employees and friends of the Community visited an Earth Day Fair on Tuesday, April 22 in the Motherhouse’s Rose Room. Hosted by EarthConnection and the Office of Peace, Justice and Care for Creation, the fair offered a Farmer’s Market, raffle prizes and easy tips and information in relation to caring for our Earth.
Members of the Company of Charity Formation Personnel (CCFP) began arriving at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse on Wednesday, April 23. About 35 Sisters and Associates who do ministry in the areas of formation, vocation, Associates, novitiate and temporary professed will gather April 23-27 at the Mount to discuss common issues, ideas and concerns. The theme of the gathering is Social Justice in a Life of Charity.
"The greater the work the more important it is to establish it on a solid foundation. Thus it will not only be more perfect; it will also be more lasting.”
(Louise de Marillac)
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati invite you to a Civil War Memorial Day commemoration honoring our Sisters who ministered on the battlefields. Join us at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 in the Cedars auditorium at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. The program will include music performed by the Hills of Kentucky Dulcimers, prayer and a choral reading. To learn more …
Ministry in Motion
S. Barbara Hagedorn continues to walk in the way of Sisters Blandina Segale and Anthony O’Connell in her ministry as the coordinator of client services at the Good Samaritan Free Health Clinic in Price Hill (Cincinnati). The clinic serves adults in Hamilton County with low incomes who struggle with costs of or access to health care.
Associate Spotlight – Alice Graham
Ohio Associate Alice Graham (left), with S. Zoe St. James, became an Associate in Mission on June 18, 2005. To learn more about the journey that led her to the SC Community …
April Mission Electronic
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. To view ...
Food for the Soul
The Sisters of Charity Art Collection contains many beautiful reproductions of masters’ artwork. Some of these paintings are hung in locations not frequented by many. In an effort to make this art more assessable, the Communications Office and the Archives began displaying one of these paintings in the Motherhouse Dining Room each month. Accompanying the painting is an account of how it came to be in the art collection, a brief history of the painting, and of the artist and his style. April's featured artist is Johann Schmitt. Click here to read more ...
OPJCC Prayer Tree
Earth Day is celebrated internationally on April 22. We feel that Earth Day is Every Day! You are invited to “mouse over” a tag on our virtual Prayer Tree for quotes and prayers regarding our Earth. To view the tree ...
From Our Archives
With baseball season officially underway, listen to former Reds broadcaster Waite Hoyt pay tribute to Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Andrew Hanlon.
“The environment is God’s gift to everyone,
and in our use of it we have a responsibility toward the poor,
toward future generations, and toward humanity as a whole.”
- Pope Benedict XVI
Pictures from the Past:
Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati Ohio
S. Judith Metz’s article “Pictures from the Past: Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio” was included in the new online edition of the Vincentian Heritage Journal published by DePaul University (Chicago, Ill.) The article includes many beautiful, color photographs from around the Motherhouse and Mount St. Joseph, and includes historical information written by S. Judith. View it here! If you would like to download the complete book for free, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/vincentian-heritage.
Books Available to Purchase
Living the Charity Charism: 12 Essays exploring the Contemporary Implications of the Vincentian-Setonian Heritage, Vol 3. (Sisters of Charity Federation, 2012). 47 pgs. These essays, written by members of the Charity Connections Group of the Sisters of Charity Federation, explore topics such as advocacy, wholistic balance, charity, resurrection and wise women. Price: $3.75. To view publications available for purchase ...
Are you looking to improve your own or others health and healing? Sister of Charity Josetta Marie Chu’s Exercises from East to West offers doable exercises to help one’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Order your copy today! For more info …