“To live according to the
spirit is to do what faith,
hope and love teaches
us, both in spiritual and
secular things.” 

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

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If you are interested in learning more about life as a Sister of Charity we can arrange a time to visit by Zoom or in person. We will accommodate your schedule and particular interests to create an experience that will help your discernment process.

If you find yourself wondering if you might be called to religious life, we are happy to support you in the joys, hopes, anxieties, and questions. CLICK HERE to find some ways you can go deeper in discernment and connect with us:

  • Follow us on social media (@cincyscvocations). You’ll learn about the congregation and find discernment resources. Sometimes you just need to browse and learn first!
  • Sign up to receive E-Vōc, our bimonthly discernment inspiration newsletter. You’ll get reflections from our newest members, helpful resources, and learn about upcoming discernment opportunities.
  • Join our virtual monthly discernment group to journey in community with those who have similar dreams and questions. You are not alone!
  • Connect with our vocation coordinator, Sister Tracy, to chat about whatever would be most helpful for you. She’s happy to answer questions, connect you to resources, or simply be a listening ear. No pressure and no strings attached!

You could be part of the next Generation of Charity. As you discern, you have the support and prayers of all the generations before you. The God who calls has always been and will always be faithful. Imagine the possibilities!


Sister Tracy Kemme
Vocations  Coordinator
cell: 513-400-4628 (feel free to text)
office: 513-347-5471

Generations of Charity

It’s National Vocation Awareness Week! S. Romina Sapinoso and her mentor, S. Mary Ellen Murphy, reflect on the call to religious life in the first of five “Generations of Charity” videos this week.

In celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week, S. Annie Klapheke and her mentor, S. Mary Ann Humbert, continue our series “Generations of Charity” as they reflect on the changes and challenges to their call to religious life.

In celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week, S. Sandy Howe reflects on the influence her mentor, S. Nancy Bramlage, has had to her call to service and the SC mission in the following “Generations of Charity” video.

As we continue our series, “Generations of Charity,” in celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week, S. Tracy Kemme and her mentor, S. Barbara Hagedorn, reflect on their call to religious life and the SC Community.  

In our final “Generations of Charity” video, S. Andrea Koverman and her mentor, S. Brenda Busch, reflect on their call to religious life and those that inspired them along the way.


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Directed Spirituality Retreats
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm

S. Judith Bonini, IHM, has been involved in retreat/spiritual direction for more than 20 years. Presently she is pastoral services director at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse in Monroe, Michigan. Her deep love is spiritual direction and retreat ministry. S. Judith invites the person to name God’s invitation, to reverence and to respond to this mystery as it unfolds in one’s life experiences.

S. Maureen Heverin, SC, received formal training in spiritual direction at the Jesuit Renewal Center in Milford, Ohio, in 1990. Her ministry experience includes elementary and adult education, social service work, spiritual formation, and leadership in the Sisters of Charity. Presently, S. Maureen’s ministry in the Spirituality Center includes spiritual direction, directing retreats and facilitating various spiritual programs.

S. Mary Ann Humbert, SC, participated in the summer Institute in Spiritual Direction out of Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, and studied in the Christian Spirituality program at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. She completed her internship in retreat and spiritual direction at Milford Spiritual Center where she subsequently worked as part of the internship training team. She has conducted prayer classes, retreat opportunities and adult educational sessions for men and women from diverse religious traditions. She is trained in bio-spirituality and focusing and has been journeying with others as a spiritual director since 1973.

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S. Marie Vincentia Roney

Sister Marie Vincentia Roney died June 1, 2023 at the age of  90 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity, Cincinnati, Ohio. Sister Marie Vincentia was born on July 8, 1932 to Edward M. and Josephine (Lerch) Roney in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was one of 13 children, six girls and seven boys. She was a Sister of Charity for 71 years. READ MORE.

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