August 22 – Queenship of Mary
Mary’s faith and obedience were most pleasing to God. We ask to be strengthened in our hope.
SCs, Employees Enjoy Solar Eclipse
Sisters and employees gathered outside the SC Motherhouse on Monday, Aug. 21 to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse sweeping across the United States. Those observing the historic eclipse at the Motherhouse brought their goggles or made their own eclipse viewers.
Begins Canonical Novitiate
Congratulations to Whitney Schieltz who began her canonical novitiate with an evening vespers service on Saturday, Aug. 19 in the Motherhouse Chapel. Whitney began Affiliation with the Community in September 2015 and has lived with the SCs at Casa Caridad since October 2015, volunteering at the Santo Nino Project in Mexico and Villa Maria Home for Women in El Paso, Texas. She recently moved to Mount St. Joseph, and will become a part of the novitiate community at Bayley House.
LCWR Issues Statement Condemning Racism
In the wake of the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in the face of growing violent acts, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious issued a statement to publicly condemn racism, to recommit ourselves to pray for our country, and to continue to use our voice and energy to build God's beloved community. Read the statement at https://lcwr.org/media/lcwr-condemns-racism-all-forms.
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Community Celebrates Jubilarians
It was a celebratory day at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The SC Community, Associates, friends and family came together to honor Sisters celebrating 60, 65, 70, 75 and 80 years of membership with the Community. Congratulations and thank you to the Diamond Jubilarians and to all Sisters celebrating their many years of service to God’s people.
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. Associate Anne Shaffer discusses her encounter with God’s abundant love in an everyday experience. READ MORE
9 Treasures of the Sisters of Charity Vault
The Sisters of Charity Motherhouse vault holds some of the most important and precious documents to the Community, as well as the personal papers and belongings of the Mother Superiors of the Congregation. Here are nine intriguing items found within. READ MORE
LCWR Issues Statement
on the US-DPRK Crisis
As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious met last week in Orlando to consider the invitation to “be the presence of love,” it became clear that participants felt called to make a statement on the deepening crisis between the governments of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. READ MORE
Traveling the Path:
Getting to Know Our SC Spiritual Directors
Each month, a new Sister of Charity spiritual director will be interviewed to learn more about the practice and the women called to companion others on their journey. This month’s Q&A is with S. Carol Brenner. READ MORE
A Sister to All –
Sister Victoria Anyanwu
Meet Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Victoria Anyanwu. While on a recent month-long visit with family in Nigeria, Africa, S. Victoria Anyanwu – who currently ministers at Good Samaritan Hospital and Hammington Hospice in Cincinnati – set up a soup kitchen and food pantry as well as a temporary health clinic to bring healing and hope to the people of the village. READ MORE
E-Vōc is the monthly electronic newsletter of Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Vocations Team.
Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. VIEW HERE.
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 ...
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. READ MORE