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Celebrating 150 Years in the West
Day 13 of the 25-Day Journey

On Aug. 21, 1865, four Sisters of Charity headed West to Santa Fe, New Mexico, to open St. Vincent’s, the first hospital in the New Mexico Territory. Their journey took 25 days, and was met with many hardships and obstacles. But their determination and faith delivered them safely to their destination. Other Sisters soon followed as the work. One-hundred fifty years later the Community celebrates the many the institutions and individuals served by our Sisters in the West, and we are grateful for those who first dared to risk a caring response. To read an excerpt from S. Catherine Mallon's Journal ...


Forty Years a Saint:
Elizabeth Ann Seton

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the canonization of Sisters of Charity founder Elizabeth Seton, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are taking a look back to 1975 and the excitement that surrounded this monumental event in our history. The following article is reprinted from a 2001 issue of Intercom, the Community’s quarterly magazine …


Associate Spotlight


Alaska Associate in Mission Destiny Sargeant (third from left) made her commitment to the SC Community in August. Read more about Destiny and her commitment to the charism…

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World Day of Prayer
for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis has established Sept. 1 as an annual World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, a time for individuals and communities to "reaffirm their personal vocation to be stewards of creation and to thank God for the wonderful handiwork which has been entrusted to our care.” As members of the Vincentian Family, we are deeply inspired by the connection Pope Francis makes between ecological devastation and those made poor. For a prayer …


September E-VŌc
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E-Vōc is the monthly electronic newsletter of Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Vocations Team.
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July Mission Electronic
Newsletter Available

Mission is the quarterly electronic newsletter dedicated to promoting the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. To view ...


Lift Up Your Hearts!

Have you ever wanted to attend Mass at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse? Are you interested in experiencing new or traditional forms of prayer with the Sisters of Charity? Would you like to learn more about the founder of the Sisters of Charity, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton? The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are inviting the public to share in the joy and richness of a number of prayer experiences on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. To learn more…


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The Violence Against Women: Human Trafficking Symposium will take place Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Xavier University. To register and for more information ...


The Call


S. Paula Gonzalez looks back at her decision to enter the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. To read …


Community Welcomes
New Leadership Team


(front row, from left) Sister Louise Lears, SC, councilor; Sister Marge Kloos, SC, councilor; (back row, from left) Sister Mary Bookser, SC, councilor; Sister Joan Elizabeth Cook, SC, president; and Sister Mary Caroline Marchal, SC, councilor.

On July 1, 2015, Sisters Joan Cook, Mary Bookser, Marge Kloos, Louise Lears and Mary Caroline Marchal began their four-year term to Leadership Council. To learn more about the Community’s newly elected leaders …


Motherhouse A to Z


The Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse – home to the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati since the late 1800s – is considered a landmark in western Cincinnati. From the exquisite Art Room to the intricate design of the Immaculate Conception Chapel, each of the building’s rooms or features has a rich history to tell. To learn more about the Motherhouse and its many gems visit our A to Z guide …


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 rbechtle@scny.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. To view an informational flyer ...


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