Mission Walk a Success
Friends of the Community came together on Saturday, June 18 to support S. Sarah Mulligan and the Daniel Comboni Community Clinic. The annual Mission Walk at Winton Woods Park supports the health and education programs provided by the clinic in Mixco, Guatemala, where S. Sarah lives and ministers.
Seton Heritage Ministries
Gifts Federation Leaders
Seton Heritage Ministries gifted each of the congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation with a replica of the key presented by President Barack Obama to Pope Francis during the pope’s visit to the White House on Sept. 23, 2015. The original key is from Mother Seton’s home in Emmitsburg, Maryland; the gift celebrated Elizabeth Seton’s - and the pope’s - dedication to opening doors for those who are poor, sick and underserved.
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National Shrine Opens New Exhibit
The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Emmitsburg, Maryland) opened a new exhibit in June. “Sisters Today – A World of Difference” showcases the work that Sisters are doing today across the country and the world. Included in the exhibit is a display of hats that represents the various roles Sisters take on. S. Pat Newhouse’s “Cat in the Hat” hat is featured through her ministry at schools and hospitals in towns around her Michigan home. LEARN MORE
Beloved by the Mount St. Joseph University community, S. Maria Corona Molloy was the school’s first official president. Sister’s sense of charity and mercy extended well beyond her students to those outside the college. READ MORE
S. Nancy Bramlage reflects on her decision to enter religious life and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. READ MORE
SC Ministry Foundation Day
The Sisters of Charity celebrated the 20th anniversary of SC Ministry Foundation – the public grant-making organization promoting the mission and ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati - on June 23 with a special visit from Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley. The mayor presented a proclamation to the SCs calling June 23, 2016 SC Ministry Foundation Day. For two decades SC Ministry Foundation has supported nearly 1,000 nonprofits locally, nationally and internationally. More than $158 million in grants for nonprofits has supported services that promote social justice, address the root causes of poverty, and advocate for better lives for all people through improvements in education, income, and health, while minimizing inequity and racism.
Mount St. Joseph University
Displays Heritage Wall
Sisters of Charity were invited to Mount St. Joseph University last week to view a new display next to Mater Dei Chapel. The Heritage Wall honors the history of St. Elizabeth Seton, the Sisters of Charity and the history of the "College of Mount St. Joseph" to where it is today as a university. The Heritage Wall was a project that S. Nancy Bramlage secured funding to create with the help of many people including graphic designer Tricia Johnson.
Unlocking the Secrets of Regina Hall
Regina Hall is the oldest building on the Mount St. Joseph property, built in the 1880s.
Located on the Motherhouse property stands a gray limestone building with a cottage-like design. Known as Regina Hall, the building has a history as eclectic and intriguing as the people who have spent time there. READ MORE
S. Alice Mengel (1903 – 1980)
This hand-carved wooden statue is the work of Sister of Charity Alice Mengel. As a teacher and artist S. Alice’s work showed the influence of the Indian and Mexican culture, radiating a singular charm. READ MORE
E-Vōc is the monthly electronic newsletter of Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Vocations Team.
April Mission Electronic
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. READ MORE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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