“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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Associate Relationships

Sisters of Charity Associate Regional Representatives were together in September 2018 for the Fall Congregational meetings at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse.  

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are joined by Associates who are lay women and men and reside throughout the United States. The Sister/Associate relationship was established in 1973 so that individuals could partner with the Sisters in responding to the Gospel in the spirit of St. Elizabeth Bayley Seton.

Three opportunities are available to those who feel called to become formally associated with the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati:

Where We Are

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are joined by 204 Associates, lay women and men, who reside throughout the United States. The Sister/Associate relationship was established in 1973 so that individuals could partner with the Sisters in responding to the Gospel in the spirit of St. Elizabeth Bayley Seton. Click on the icons below to read more about our Associates. Use your mouse to move the map to different locations.

For more detailed information about our Associates and the states and cities they live in, view a larger map by clicking here.

Associate Representatives

Chanin Wilson, Associate Director

Chanin Wilson, Associate Director

Chanin Wilson is the Director of Associates for the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. She became an Associate in 2014 in Colorado.

Mary Hirsch, Regional Representative

Mary Hirsch, Regional Representative

In 2010, Mary Hirsch made her commitment as an Associate in Mission of the Sisters of Charity with the encouragement of Sisters Joyce Brehm and Margaret Marie Anthony.

Carmen Ferguson, Regional Representative

Carmen Ferguson, Regional Representative

Carmen Ferguson is one of three Tri-State Associate Regional Representatives living in Cincinnati, Ohio. Carmen first became acquainted with the Sisters of Charity in the fall of 2006 when she was hired as a fitness specialist at the Fitness Club at Bayley, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.

Pat Grubelnik, Regional Representative

Pat Grubelnik, Regional Representative

Presently residing in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Pat Grubelnik is the Southwest Regional Representative for the Sisters of Charity Associates in Mission.

Destiny Sargeant, Regional Representative

Destiny Sargeant, Regional Representative

“Life is short and sometimes hard; wherever we can sow love and service and do it with a cheerful heart is a great thing,” says Destiny Sargeant, the Pacific Northwest Associate Regional Representative for the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.

Pam Korte, Regional Representative

Pam Korte, Regional Representative

“This feels like a blessed time of life to walk an intentionally deeper spiritual path,” says Regional Associate Representative, Pam Korte.

If you are interested in becoming an Associate with the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati and would like more information, contact Chanin Wilson, Director of Associates, 513-347-5473 or by email chanin.wilson@srcharitycinti.org

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