Sisters of Charity Spirituality Center
The Spirituality Center, located near Cincinnati, Ohio, provides opportunities for spiritual enrichment to the community through a wide variety of programs. We offer weekend/overnight retreats, private retreats, days of reflection, evening prayer programs, massage therapy, a labyrinth and provide individual spiritual direction for both men and women. Motivated by the Sisters of Charity vision to share our faith and resources, the mission of Spirituality Center is to provide opportunities for growth by deepening faith life, strengthening efforts toward community building, reaching out to the needs of the community and heightening awareness of Gospel values. Stemming from a belief that all life is sacred, our purpose is to unite faith with life experience in a holistic approach.
Our center has a staff of dedicated professionals who are available to assist you before, during and after your attendance at our programs.
(From left) S. Marty Dermody, S. Maureen Heverin, S. Fran Davisson and Micki Trentman
Sister Marty Dermody’s, SC, (director) ministry experience includes elementary education, preparing students for the Sacraments, and facilitating a student exchange program. For 15 years (2000-2015), she served in the Sisters of Charity Communications Office as staff photographer. S. Marty has a Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Mount St. Joseph University.
Sister Mary Fran Davisson, SC (Massage Therapist), is nationally certified, Ohio-licensed massage therapist. She received her massage therapy training from the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has taken Healing Touch Levels I, II and III, and has training in Compassionate Touch for Those in Later Life Stages and Aromatherapy.
Maureen Heverin, SC, received formal training in Spiritual Direction at the Jesuit Renewal Center in Milford, Ohio in 1992. Her ministry experience includes elementary education and adult education, social service work, spiritual formation and leadership in the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Congregation. Presently Maureen’s ministry in the Spirituality Center includes spiritual direction (individual and group), directing retreats and facilitating various spiritual programs.
Micki Trentman (Secretary) Phone: 513-347-5449
Praying with PaintCircle Dance
Mother Margaret Hall Activities Coordinator Bill Owen helped participants bring their creative juices to life in Praying with Paint on Feb. 21, 2018. The SC Spirituality Center program offered participants an opportunity to reflect, pray and use their creative energy to share ideas through color on canvas.
Louise Lawaree facilitated Circle Dance through the SC Spirituality Center on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Sacred Circle Dancing blends movement and music from both traditional cultures and contemporary life. Circle dance brings participants together to share the fun of moving together, and creates a rhythmic motion in which each dancer can slip into their own meditation.