World Day Against
Trafficking in Persons
Today, July 30, 2014, the United Nations marks the first-ever World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The day is aimed at raising awareness around this global issue and to highlight the plight of the millions of women, men and children who are victims of trafficking from all corners of the world, as well as at encouraging people to take action against this crime. For more information visit http://wpfdc.org/blog/society/19125-world-day-against-trafficking-in-persons-30-july-2014
Congregation to Celebrate
Golden Jubilarians in August
S. Dorothy Ann Blatnica is one of six SCs celebrating 50 years of religious life this August. Throughout the month we will spotlight each of these Golden Jubilarians and their years of ministry on our website. To read S. Dorothy Ann’s press release …
"The debt we pay for this beautiful creation and the many enjoyments of this life, is to be borne in some degree by us all. Human life and sorrow are inseparable."
- EAS to Julia Scott, June 1798
S. Barbara Busch to Receive
Women of Influence Award
Congratulations to S. Barbara Busch, who has been selected by the editorial team at Venue Media as a recipient of this year’s Women of Influence Award 2014. The award aims to honor women who have helped shape the success of their organization and have demonstrated leadership, professional achievement and continuous contribution to the workplace and community. S. Barbara is the executive director of Working In Neighborhoods, an organization that empowers people to make informed choices for themselves and their neighborhoods through community building, home ownership, and economic learning. Sister and her fellow honorees will be celebrated on Aug. 20, 2014, at the Newport Syndicate.
First Green Burial Takes Place
at Motherhouse Cemetery
The Sisters of Charity long-standing commitment to preserving and protecting the Earth can now continue even after a Sister’s death. On Tuesday, July 22, S. Mary Pat Wagner was the first Sister of Charity of Cincinnati to have a green burial. Read more…
How Does One Become a Saint?
As we await the next step in the canonization process of S. Blandina Segale, Servant of God, Communications summer intern Megan Moore takes a look at what’s next in Sister’s journey toward sainthood. Read more …
Take a look back at a few of the summer celebrations from the past. Sisters and their family members enjoy the lazy days of summer during various gatherings and picnics in Cincinnati and Bedford in the 1990s.
Vatican to Open Sainthood
Cause for S. Blandina Segale
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are pleased to announce that the cause for the canonization of S. Blandina Segale, SC has been approved. This is the first step towards canonization; the cause is being led by the board of St. Joseph’s Children, Albuquerque, New Mexico, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives. To view a press release… To learn more about S. Blandina...
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. To purchase a copy...
Ministry in Motion
S. Sarah Mulligan is the director of the Daniel Comboni Community Clinic in Mixco, Guatemala. The clinic provides health services and community programs to the large population of indigenous people living in poverty in Mixco.
July Mission Electronic
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. To view ...
Meet Cincinnati Associate Sue Miele. Sue made her commitments with the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati in 2012. Read more …
Food for the Soul
The Sisters of Charity Art Collection contains many beautiful reproductions of masters’ artwork. Some of these paintings are hung in locations not frequented by many. In an effort to make this art more assessable, the Communications Office and the Archives began displaying one of these paintings in the Motherhouse Dining Room each month. Accompanying the painting is an account of how it came to be in the art collection, a brief history of the painting, and of the artist and his style. July's featured artist is Joseph Sibbel. Click here to read more ...
"Women Who Went Beyond"
Visit the Office of Peace, Justice and Care for Creation’s July Prayer Tree to celebrate women, like Mary of Magdala, who through their diverse and prophetic voices, have made the world a better place. Allow them to stir your soul. To view …
She paused at the gardens
along her daily walk
to admire all the flowers.
Today, she thought, it’s time
we introduce ourselves
To see 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 ...
Are you looking to improve your own or others health and healing? Sister of Charity Josetta Marie Chu’s Exercises from East to West offers doable exercises to help one’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Order your copy today! For more info …