As we begin the
Season of Waiting
During this first week of Advent, we remember to slow down and open ourselves to deep listening. “Behold our God will come with power … and will enlighten the eyes of his servants.” Isaiah 40:10;35:5
Did You Know?
S. Anthony O’Connell died this month in 1897. Throughout the Civil War S. Anthony O’Connell was regarded as the leading spirit of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Her great charity, devotion and ability were such that she was described as a “brilliant ornament of her sex,” “a most creditable representative of her religion,” and “the embodiment of humanity and charity.” To read more about S. Anthony …
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. Purchase your copy today!
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Young Sisters of Archdiocese Gather
Over the Thanksgiving weekend young Sisters of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati gathered at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse for fellowship. A total of 17 women attended, coming from seven different congregations and ranging in age from early 20s to 50. This is the second time the group has met. The women’s Congregations represented are: the Congregation of Divine Providence, Marianists, Poor Clares, Sisters of Charity, Sisters of Mercy, and SNDdeNamur.
OPJIC Introduces Prayer Tree
This Advent and Christmas season, pray for our sisters and brothers all over the world. The Office of Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation is introducing its Prayer Tree! Everyone is welcome to choose a tag on this “virtual” tree and remember our sisters and brothers who need prayers. To view the tree ...
Sister Spotlight -
S. Mary Fran Davisson
S. Mary Fran Davisson, a nationally certified massage therapist licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky, currently ministers through the Sisters of Charity Spirituality Center at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. To learn more about Sister’s ministry …
October Mission Electronic
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. To view ...
November Nuns Build a Success
Sisters Peggy Deneweth, Sally Duffy, Tracy Kemme, Andrea Koverman, Carol Leveque, Joyce Richter, Donna Steffen and Pre-Entrant Annie Klapheke headed to New Orleans, La., Nov. 18-22 for the annual Nuns Build. They stayed at the House of Charity along with other Sisters from the SC Federation, joining 62 other women religious to collaborate in the rebuilding of homes and lives in the area.
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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. November's featured artist is S. Augusta Zimmer. Click here to read more ...
“Sisters” is a one-hour documentary film about faith and hope, love and death, seen through the eyes of five Catholic Sisters who have committed their lives to the service of others in the deepest way. Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Monica Gundler is one of the five religious women featured. Gardner Films and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious are providing the film on the LCWR website in its entirety; to view the documentary visit https://lcwr.org/publications/sisters-documentary.
Mine Eyes Have Seen ...
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Mine Eyes Have Seen is a 32-minute film documenting the Sisters’ service during the U.S. Civil War. Click here to order a DVD.
All Creation Sings:
Praying the Psalms with St. Elizabeth Seton
You are invited to experience the wonder of God’s creation, the power of God’s Word, and the wisdom of St. Elizabeth Seton. Let the images and words of this book lead you into a place of peacefulness and prayer. To learn more, or to purchase, contact S. Judith Metz at 513-347-4058. To view other books offered by the Sisters of Charity...