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July 8, 2018

Continuing to Serve

Many Sisters of Charity after reaching retirement age either continue their full-time ministry, or they immerse themselves in multiple volunteer ministries. This series highlights a few of the many Sisters of Charity continuing to serve. Meet S. Helen Berson. READ MORE

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. In this “Tending Your Soul” video S. Donna describes how the blessing of a friend helped her to look at the tensions of life and death in a new way.

History Lesson

Sisters Donna Steffen, Judith Metz, and Whitney Schieltz traveled to  Vincennes, Indiana, this weekend to view one of Elizabeth Seton's two personal Bibles, now housed at the Old Cathedral Library & Museum in Vincennes. It was at Mount St. Mary’s in Emmitsburg, Maryland, that Elizabeth developed a close, life-long friendship with Simon Bruté (pictured statue), who became the first bishop of Vincennes.

Remembering Sister Annina Morgan

On Monday, July 16, the Sisters of Charity Community will say goodbye to wisdom-figure S. Annina Morgan. At 102, S. Annina continued to teach us and to offer strength, encouragement and friendship. The following article was written at the time of S. Annina’s 100th birthday celebration. READ MORE

Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha
July 14, 2018

God desired that the virgin St. Kateri Tekakwitha would flower among Native Americans. “I am not my own; I have given myself to Jesus. He must be my only love.”

Remembering Sister Loretto Burke

Please pray for the repose of the soul of S. Loretto Burke, who died Monday, July 2, 2018. To view S. Loretto's obituary ...

Meet the Associate Regional Representatives:
Destiny Sargeant

Throughout the next few weeks we will be featuring interviews with SC Associate Regional Representatives providing an opportunity to better get to know them. In this interview we meet Alaska Associate Destiny Sargeant. READ MORE

The Bruin Movement Project


(From left) DePaul Cristo Rey High School media specialist, Nancy Schroeder, Religion teacher and head of the Bruin Movement Project, Jessica Ebert, and four students participate in the Price Hill litter cleanup as part of the students’ Bruin Movement Project.

Sisters of Charity sponsored ministry DePaul Cristo Rey High School’s semester-long project challenges and inspires freshman students to make a difference. READ MORE


July 1, 2018

Community Welcomes New Associate

Fr. Bill Morton

Congratulations to Fr. Bill Morton, who made his commitment as an Associate in Mission of the Sisters of Charity on July 3 in New Mexico. Father Bill first met the Sisters of Charity ministering at the U.S./Mexico border in 1996 and has been sharing ministry, mission and community since.

Continuing to Serve

Mary Barbara Philappart

Many Sisters of Charity after reaching retirement age either continue their full-time ministry, or they immerse themselves in multiple volunteer ministries. This series highlights a few of the many Sisters of Charity continuing to serve. Meet S. Mary Barbara Philippart. READ MORE

SCs March for Families to Belong Together

Sisters of Charity and Associates joined thousands across the nation on Saturday, June 30 to take part in the National Day of Action Against Family Separation. Families Belong Together marches were organized to educate others on the reality of immigration and support the work of local and national groups who are fighting for immigrant justice. In Cincinnati, more than 800 attended the event in Washington Park.

Sacred Encounters

Throughout our life experiences, God’s divine fingerprint is clearly impressed in the everyday shaping of our heart and soul. The following reflection is a springboard to your own stories – hopefully, assisting you to uncover the sacred encounters hidden in the midst of your everyday circumstances. READ MORE

Fourth of July Prayer


June 24, 2018

A Curbside Caper


(From left) S. Phyllis Kemper, OSU, S. Joan Elizabeth Cook,
SC president, Veronica Buchanan, Sisters of Charity archivist

This month the original grave marker for S. Mary Oswald O’Connell was returned to the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati after being rescued by the Clermont County Sheriff’s Department. READ MORE

Mission Walk A Success

Mission Walk

This past weekend Sisters of Charity and Associates came out to support the 2018 Mission Walk to benefit the health and education programs provided by the Daniel Comboni Community Clinic in Guatemala where S. Sarah Mulligan ministers and Colegio Monte Real School.

Meet the Associate Regional Representatives: Carla Rush

Throughout the past few weeks we have been featuring interviews with SC Associate Regional Representatives. This week get to know Sisters of Charity Associate in Mission Carla Rush, the Northeast Regional Representative. READ MORE

Discerning Your Call

Are you exploring the call to religious life? Canonical Novice S. Whitney Schieltz gives us a glimpse into the steps of formation through the eyes of our young Sisters.

Pilgrimage to Emmitsburg

Faculty and staff from Mount St. Joseph University, Bayley, Seton High School, Cincinnati Good Samaritan Hospital and DePaul Cristo Rey High School traveled to Emmitsburg, Maryland last week to visit the place where Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph's, the first native-sisterhood of religious women to be established in the U.S. Sister of Charity Judith Metz led the trip which included group discussions, reflection time, and tours of The Stone House, The White House, Gettysburg, Lutheran Seminary and more.

Community Welcomes New Associates

Congratulations to Nellie Derrenkamp, Therese Frye, Patricia Plogmann and Carina Stout, who made their commitments as Associates in Mission on Sunday, June 24 in the Motherhouse chapel. In addition, the Community celebrated the Lifetime Commitment of Associate Christine Hicks during the service.