Sisters, Associates and Associate Candidates in the Greater Cincinnati area attended the annual Spring Fling, hosted by the Associates, on Saturday, March 23 at the Motherhouse. Following lunch guests had the opportunity to hear S. Winnie Brubach speak about the garden at EarthConnection.
Sisters, Associates and employees gathered in the Motherhouse Dining Room on Tuesday, March 5 for a Mardi Gras celebration. Complete with New Orleans-themed appetizers and refreshments, guests were treated to a parade, music and dancing, and a special guest appearance to mark the coming of Lent.
On Sunday, Feb. 3, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati welcomed S. Christine Okpomeshine to the Community during a special prayer service in the Motherhouse chapel. S. Christine is transferring from the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus to the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. During the service she was formally welcomed by the Community and offered their support, friendship and prayer as she enters into the transfer process.
Sisters Enjoy Winter Tea
Mrs. Carole Williams—wife of Mount St. Joseph University’s president, Dr. H. James Williams—hosted her annual tea with the Sisters last week at Mount St. Joseph. In previous years Mrs. Williams has hosted the Sisters in her home. This year she added the opportunity to serve them in theirs. Sisters from Mother Margaret Hall nursing facility had the opportunity to enjoy tea, hors d’oeuvres and desserts with the Williams’ as well as students and faculty of Mount St. Joseph University.
The annual Mother Margaret Hall Christmas Tea for employees, Sisters and volunteers was held on Wednesday, Dec. 12 in the Motherhouse Dining Room. MMH staff beautifully decorated the Dining Room in holiday décor and served their guests as a thank you and celebration for the efforts and assistance of all throughout the past year.
Members of the Sisters of Charity and the SC Federation are in New Orleans, Louisiana, this week to take part in Nuns Build 2018. The House of Charity is hosting Federation Sisters and participants for the week while the group helps to rebuild New Orleans.
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati celebrated the life of founder Mother Margaret George on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. On the 150th anniversary of Margaret’s death, the Community planned a day of reflection and remembrance that included the Sunday of Reflection, “Margaret George: Living in the Spirit of Vincent, Louise and Elizabeth,” poetry readings and a prayer service with music inspired by Margaret’s life.
Sisters in the Motherhouse and Mother Margaret Hall nursing facility celebrated the season this week. MMH Sisters with employees and their families enjoyed the Fall Carnival on Oct. 27. Visitors had the chance to trick-or-treat and play games with the Sisters and MMH staff. Motherhouse Sisters celebrated Halloween on Oct. 31 with games and treats in the Cedars Auditorium.
The Sisters of Charity Leadership Council joined Sisters in Mother Margaret Hall nursing facility for a special celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Wearing floral corsages those jubilarians celebrating significant vowed commitments of 65, 70 and 75 years gathered for Mass in the MMH chapel followed by a special luncheon provided by the MMH staff.
Community Celebrates Jubilees
The Sisters of Charity Community came together on Saturday, Aug. 18 to honor the anniversaries of Sisters celebrating 25, 50, 60, 65, 70 and 75 years of service in 2018. To view a listing of the names of the Sisters celebrating jubilees, as well as biographies of the silver, golden and diamond jubilarians, click here.
A moving Mary of Magdala celebration was held on Sunday, July 22 at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. The prayer service, co-sponsored by religious organizations and individuals throughout the Cincinnati area, encouraged participants to live lives of truth and love, and to strive to share Mary of Magdala’s fire.
Associates Host Ice Cream Social