Community Celebrates Jubilarians
It was a celebratory day at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The SC Community, Associates, friends and family came together to honor Sisters celebrating 60, 65, 70, 75 and 80 years of membership with the Community. Congratulations and thank you to the Diamond Jubilarians and to all Sisters celebrating their many years of service to God’s people.
LCWR Issues Statement
In the wake of the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in the face of growing violent acts, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious issued a statement to publicly condemn racism, to recommit ourselves to pray for our country, and to continue to use our voice and energy to build God's beloved community. Read the statement at https://lcwr.org/media/lcwr-condemns-racism-all-forms.
Sisters, Friends, Family
Gather to Celebrate S. Sally Duffy
The Cedars Auditorium at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse was filled on Monday, Aug. 14 as Sisters, community members, friends and family gathered to say thank you to S. Sally Duffy, who retired after 16 years of dedicated service with SC Ministry Foundation. During S. Sally’s tenure, she guided the Foundation to become a philanthropic leader locally, regionally and nationally. S. Sally will continue her involvement as a volunteer and board member for several community organizations with initiatives such as the Child Poverty Collaborative, the revitalization of Price Hill, comprehensive immigration reform and immigrant integration, and others.
"Trust in the Lord and following His example, always act humbly, gently and in good faith. You will see everything will go well."
- St. Vincent de Paul
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Community Welcomes New Associate
Congratulations to Jenny Brady, who made her initial commitment as an Associate in Mission with the Sisters of Charity on Sunday, Aug. 13 in the Motherhouse Chapel. Following Mass, Cincinnati Associates and candidates hosted the annual summer picnic in Regina Hall. The gathering began with prayer followed by lunch and fellowship.
Tending Your Soul
God works in mysterious ways. Each one of us lives and witnesses to “God’s voice” in our lives minute by minute. Associate Anne Shaffer discusses her encounter with God’s abundant love in an everyday experience. READ MORE
9 Treasures of the Sisters of Charity Vault
The Sisters of Charity Motherhouse vault holds some of the most important and precious documents to the Community, as well as the personal papers and belongings of the Mother Superiors of the Congregation. Here are nine intriguing items found within. READ MORE
August 15 – Assumption of Mary
Mary’s faith and obedience were most pleasing to God.
We ask to be strengthened in our hope.
LCWR Issues Statement
on the US-DPRK Crisis
As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious met last week in Orlando to consider the invitation to “be the presence of love,” it became clear that participants felt called to make a statement on the deepening crisis between the governments of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. READ MORE
Communications intern Carolyn Kesterman (pictured on right with Barb Letts) visits the campus of SC sponsored ministry DePaul Cristo Rey High School, the former home of Concordia Lutheran Church and School, where Carolyn and her family have many fond memories. READ MORE
Saying ‘Yes’ to the Call of Aging
Join the Sisters of Charity Spirituality Center for Saying ‘Yes’ to the Call of Aging, a workshop designed to help older adults live in hope as they respond in faith to the deeper invitations of each phase of discipleship throughout life’s journey. Session themes include: Aging: Your call is waiting; A way of transformation: Spiritual tasks of aging; Reclaiming the wonder: Tools for the journey; and Mission: Sharing the legacy. FOR MORE INFORMATION ...
Traveling the Path:
Getting to Know Our SC Spiritual Directors
Each month, a new Sister of Charity spiritual director will be interviewed to learn more about the practice and the women called to companion others on their journey. This month’s Q&A is with S. Carol Brenner. READ MORE
A Sister to All –
Sister Victoria Anyanwu
Meet Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Victoria Anyanwu. While on a recent month-long visit with family in Nigeria, Africa, S. Victoria Anyanwu – who currently ministers at Good Samaritan Hospital and Hammington Hospice in Cincinnati – set up a soup kitchen and food pantry as well as a temporary health clinic to bring healing and hope to the people of the village. READ MORE
E-Vōc is the monthly electronic newsletter of Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Vocations Team.
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. VIEW HERE.
Books Available to Purchase
Santa Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton is a 4-page brochure written in Spanish, with Mother Seton's life and litany prayer to her. Price: $.50 for 1 copy, $.40 a piece for 6-10 copies, $.30 a piece for 11 or more copies. Free shipping. Order from Regina Bechtle, SC by calling 718-879-5271 or emailing email@example.com. To view publications available for purchase ...
At the End of the Santa Fe Trail recounts the lively experiences of Sister Blandina Segale on her missions in Colorado and New Mexico from 1872 to 1892. READ MORE