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June 17, 2018

First Day of Summer – June 21

Laudato Si Award

As we welcome the summer solstice this week let us take time to recall the reverence and understanding the early people had for the Earth - particularly the sky.

Community Honored

Laudato Si Award

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati were honored at a prayer service Monday, June 18 as one of 13 Laudato Si’ communities of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The Archdiocese recognizes a Laudato Si’ community as a Catholic parish, school or institution that lives out Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ message of caring for God’s creation. Many Sisters and employees contributed to the honor. SC sponsored ministry Mount St. Joseph University was also recognized at the event.

Sisters of Charity Federation Issues Statement
in Support of U.S. Bishops


The leadership of the 13 congregations of the Sisters of Charity Federation, gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, prepared a statement Saturday during their annual meeting in support of the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ recent statement that separation of children from their parents at the U.S./Mexico border is immoral. Let us continue to pray and act in ways that honor the family unit as essential in a just society. READ STATEMENT

Federation Leaders Meet in Halifax


Sisters representing 14 congregations from the Sisters of Charity Federation are gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, for the annual leadership gathering. This year's theme is Creating a Shared Future ... Now is the Time. Meetings will last through Sunday, June 17.

A Prayer for Father's Day - June 17


June 10, 2018

Meet the Associate Regional
Representatives: Pam Korte


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 our second interview we meet Associate Pam Korte. READ MORE

Happy 102nd Birthday


Today we celebrate the 102nd birthday of Sister of Charity Eileen Therese Breslin. S. Eileen Therese marked the milestone with family during a lunchtime celebration in the Motherhouse’s Bedford Room. READ MORE

Remembering Flag Day - June 14


Flag Day, based on recent history, offers differing thoughts among us. It is intended to recall the foundations of our nation's freedom. It is to serve as a symbol of our country's ideals - unity, loyalty and justice. Lately, it seems that we observe less unity and find fewer signs of justice as well.

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. Mary Fran Boyle. READ MORE


May 27, 2018

Continuing to Serve


Most view retirement as a time to slow down, to finally have the time to do the things you’ve always wanted to. 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 Jo Gasdorf. READ MORE

Graduation Blessings

Congratulations Graduates

The Sisters of Charity are proud of the accomplishments of the 2018 graduates of sponsored ministries Mount St. Joseph University, Seton High School and DePaul Cristo Rey High School; all ceremonies occurred in May. We thank the parents, administrators and educators who have made their successes possible.

Meet the Associate Regional Representatives:
Debbie Garland


Associates Debbie Garland (right) with Patrice Harty took part in the
Associate Pilgrimage to Baltimore and Emmitsburg, Maryland, last fall.

In 2017, Regional Representatives were designated for six areas of the country with an Associate (or two) being asked to help stay in touch, provide leadership for and build relationships with Associates in their region. Throughout the next few weeks we will be featuring interviews with the representatives providing an opportunity to better get to know them. Meet Southeast Regional Representative Debbie Garland. READ MORE

Making Music


This weekend members of the Sisters of Charity Drum Circle gathered to celebrate its third anniversary. The Drum Circle, under the direction of S. Shirley Le Blanc and including Sisters, Associates and friends of the SC Community, has been making music using a variety of drum and percussion instruments.

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

Feast of the Visitation - May 31

The Visitation

Mary and Elizabeth were blessed with a deep faith and enduring love. While Mary was carrying Jesus in her womb she was inspired to visit Elizabeth. Let us pray: Mary, we thank you for standing with us in faith. Help us to create a space where God can leap within us and continue to dwell there. Amen.

Flag of Honor
Gifted to Delhi Township


S. Rosaleen Simpleman stands beside the Flag of Honor she
gifted to the Delhi Township Administration Building.

A very special Flag of Honor is now on display at the Delhi Township Administration Building, thanks to the generosity of S. Rosaleen Simpleman. READ MORE

The Love of Chirst Urges Us


The motto of the Sisters of Charity, “The love of Christ urges us,” was embodied in their selfless ministry during the Civil War. The Sisters ministries were never confined solely to one work. Their goal was to go where needed. One such need was Cumberland, Maryland. READ MORE

Honoring the Past


In honor of Memorial Day, Sisters living in Mother Margaret Hall nursing facility had the opportunity to visit the Mount St. Joseph cemetery to honor the Sisters of Charity serving in the Civil War. The Sister-nurses were remembered during a prayer service that was coordinated by the SC Spirituality Center and MMH Activities.

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018


May we move our hearts this day to seek justice and peace, transforming our weapons of destruction into tools of fairness and our words of war into peaceful dialogue.

Remembering Mother Margaret George


On Nov. 12, 2018, the Cincinnati SC Community will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Margaret Cecilia George, the founding mother of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Margaret was known for her scrapbooking and among her many books we found the following, written by Margaret.


May 20, 2018

Archdiocese Recognizes SCs


The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati have been named as one of 13 Laudato Si’ Communities of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. They will be honored at a recognition prayer service in June. The Archdiocese recognizes a Laudato Si’ Community as a Catholic parish, school or institution that lives out Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ message of caring for God’s creation. Many thanks to the Sisters and employees who contributed to this honor. READ MORE

Vincentian Volunteers
Enjoy Charity Hospitality


A group of Vincentian volunteers enjoyed a hike through the woods behind the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse cemetery this week. The group was then treated to dinner at Associate Liz Maxwell’s home where they had the opportunity to further socialize and even dance.

DPCR Breaks Ground


On May 22, 2018, school leaders, students, supporters and representatives of SC sponsored ministry DePaul Cristo Rey High School gathered for a groundbreaking, the ceremonial start of a major construction project. This summer work will begin on a new cafeteria/gymnasium, the first phase of the Clifton campus transformation. Within two years, there will be two new buildings, a reconfigured campus entrance, new parking, and the space and resources to support the academic, social and post-graduation needs of students. READ MORE