Sisters of Charity
Remember Days as Cadet Nurses
S. Pierre Habel (front row, fourth from left) and the late S. Mary Cecilia Eagan (front row, eighth from left) were among the first group of graduates at St. Joseph Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan.
Sisters Pierre Habel and Maura Jean Tapke are among nine Sisters of Charity who were educated by and served in the US Cadet Nurse Corps. To read more…
Sister Spotlights: S. Mary Gallagher S. Katharine Pinto S. Patricia Wittberg S. Anne Darlene Wojtowicz S. Carol Bauer S. Sally Duffy S. Cookie Crowley S. Mary Ann Flannery S. Montiel Rosenthal S. Mary Fran Davisson
Additional Feature Articles:
Remembering President John F. Kennedy
On Friday, Nov. 22, the nation will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A moment in American history that will never be forgotten, our Sisters and Associates share their memories of receiving the news and the events thereafter. To read their remembrances ...
The Denver Spirit (posted November 2013)
A number of native vocations share their memories from their growing-up years in the Mile High City.
Above and Beyond (posted October 2013)
S. Katharine Pinto ministers at Resurrection School in Price Hill (Cincinnati), a school that has had the presence of the Sisters of Charity since 1919.
Sister Sunshine (posted September 2013)
S. Lynn Heper brings her contagious warmth to her ministry at the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation in Cincinnati.
Answering the Call (posted September 2013)
S. Ruth Kuhn serves on the Board of the Ohio Justice and Policy Center.
S. Cheryl Uses Gifts in Volunteer Role (posted August 2013)
S. Cheryl Ann Grenier helps Peaslee Neighborhood Center’s preschool students discover and utilize their creative gifts by playing guitar and encouraging them to sing along.
Associate Participates in Bicycle Adventure (posted July 2013)
Georgia Associate Jane Burdette recently took part in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) with 3,000 bikers aged 3 to 89.
Living Her Faith (posted June 2013)
S. Emily Phelan volunteers three days each week at St. Mary-Corwin where the Sisters of Charity sent her in 1982 to create a spiritual care department.
The Itinerant St. Joseph Statue (posted June 2013)
What started out as a holiday family visit turned into a travelogue for a certain St. Joseph statue.
Inspiring Beauty (posted May 2013)
The late S. Marie Adelaide Bodde freely offered her gifts and talents throughout her 61 years as a Sister of Charity. Gifted in the arts, many of S. Marie Adelaide’s works are displayed throughout the Motherhouse. S. Marie Adelaide’s niece, S. Mary Bodde, shares her memories of her dear aunt.
Spirit Filled (posted April 2013)
S. Sandy Howe recently traveled with a group from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to celebrate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Suyapa on Feb. 3.
Sowing the Seeds of Environmental Awareness (posted Apr. 10, 2013)
Four Sisters of Charity environmental activists have led the way within the community and among those with whom they’ve ministered.
Motherhouse Sisters, Employees Embrace the Mission
We celebrate Earth Day on April 22. For the last decade many actions have been taken at the Motherhouse to conserve energy and to ensure that all those living and working on the grounds assist in the SC mission to care for all creation.
Clifford Bird Observatory Continues to Educate (posted Apr. 2013)
The Clifford Bird Observatory (CBO), opened in the fall 2007, allows the Sisters of Charity and the College of Mount St. Joseph to educate the public, inventory natural areas and become part of the global effort involved in bird conservation.
Celebrating SC Women in History
Charities Renew Acquaintance with Soccer “Great”
S. Mary Bookser recently renewed contact with soccer great Omar Cummings, a former Colorado Rapids forward.
Making 'Forever Families' (Posted Dec. 2012)
Alaska Associate Janet Olmstead and her husband, Steve, have fostered 15 children in the last eight years, adopting four.
Living the Gospel (posted Oct. 8, 2012)
As service coordinator for Seton High School in Cincinnati, S. Sandy Howe arranged several mission trips this summer for students to give them a hands-on experience of serving, loving and understanding.
Remembering the Great Flood of 1937(posted Aug. 21, 2012)
It has been 75 years since the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937 claimed roughly 400 lives and devastated the city of
Twin Sisters Remain Active in Retirement (posted Aug. 21, 2012)
Identical twin sisters, Sisters Therese and Florence Sliva, are a busy twosome around the Motherhouse.
Lending a Hand (posted Aug. 21, 2012)
Associate Marianne Brater has been volunteering with the Western Wildlife Corridor for the last 20 years.
Appreciating Earth's Beauty (posted Aug. 21, 2012)
Associates Liz and Bob Maxwell have a deep interest in environmental issues.
Planting the Seeds (posted Aug. 20, 2012)
In June S. Mary
Barbara Philippartattended the 50th anniversary celebration of Colegio Chino-Peruano Juan XXIII where the Sisters of Charity served from 1962 until 1972. During her stay Sister also visited a number of the programs she helped begin during her more than 20 years on mission in Peru.
Letting Go and Allowing Something New (posted Aug. 12, 2012)
This summer S. Jean Miller (right) had the opportunity to visit two of her former ministries in
New Mexicoand . Nicaragua
Charity Spirit Alive in Texas (posted July 23, 2012)
Associates Mary Ann Perez (center), Viola Elizondo and S. Anne Darlene Wojtowicz of
, traveled the distance to attend the June Caritas Convocation. Weslaco, Texas
'Nuns on the Bus' Drive for Faith, Family and Friends
(posted June 24, 2012)
Meeting Our Grace - S. Glenda Reimer
(posted May 17, 2012)
A Charity Presence - S. Suzanne Donovan
S. Suzanne Donovan is the director of human resources and safe environment coordinator in the Diocese of Wilmington, Del.
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S. Suzanne Donovan was also recognized by the Diocese of Wilmington’s Catholic Youth Ministry with the Father John J. Sheehy Award.
To read more…
Experiencing God's People (posted March 2012)
In March S. Donna Steffen traveled to
to teach English and computer skills to students at Colegio Monte Real, a school for children from ages 4 through ninth grade. Guatemala
Mission to Little Rock (posted March, 2012)
One week each month, S. Mary Barbara Philippart flies to Little Rock, Ark., to help educate deacons and their wives for ministry.
The Great Fire of 1937 (posted February 14, 2012)
The following magazines were produced in 2011-2013. Intercom, the quarterly magazine of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, is available for purchase. To learn more about a subscription to the publication, contact S. Marty Dermody at firstname.lastname@example.org or (513) 347-5764.
The Sisters of Charity Art Collection contains some beautiful reproductions of Renaissance masters’ oil paintings. 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 a program in September of displaying one of these paintings in the Motherhouse Dining Room. 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.
S. Anna Maria Ahl (December 2013)
Artist John Nartker (July and August 2013)
"Madonna della Seggiola" by Raphael Sanzio (January 2013)