“This union of my soul
with God is my wealth
in poverty and joy in
deepest affliction.”

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Associates in Community

Associates in Community are persons who wish to share in the mission, spirit, ministry and lifestyle of the Congregation while living in a local community of Sisters of Charity. They express their relationship on an annual basis.

Requirements:

  • Woman, single, divorced, widowed (no dependents)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Good health: physical, psychological, emotional
  • Christian who has a sense of God’s call
  • Openness to prayer and faith sharing with Sisters
  • Financially independent and willing to contribute to the household
  • Completion of application process
  • Willingness to go through Formation Process

Expectations:

  • Participate in all aspects of community life
  • Attend Congregational Meetings and Gatherings as appropriate
  • Contribute to household expenses
  • Maintain financial independence
  • Meet with Contact sister every month and with Director as needed
  • Participate in evaluation process after 6 months
  • Renew commitment annually for up to 3 years  

Application Process:

  • Submit an application and references
  • Participate in interviews with Director, Advisory Committee Members and Local Community Members
  • Meet with a Contact Sister
  • Prayerfully discern God’s call

Contact the Director of Associates:

To receive an application or for more information about becoming an Associate in Community, contact the Chanin Wilson, director of Associates at 513-347-5473 or at chanin.wilson@srcharitycinti.org

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