“God demands
first of all heart,
and then the work.”

St. Vincent de Paul

 

 

Seton Enablement Fund

“Empowering Through Responsible Sharing”

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The Seton Enablement Fund is named after Saint Elizabeth Seton, the first American-born saint and the foundress of the Sisters of Charity. Imitating Elizabeth’s ability to serve the needs of her day, the Sisters of Charity strive to respond locally and globally to the urgent unmet needs of God’s people.

The Seton Enablement Fund is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, who through their Vision Statement are “committed to live simply in a complex world, committed to the healing of our global home, and to learn from and stand in solidarity with people living in poverty

The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati have a long tradition of responding in faith to human needs. The Seton Enablement Fund, a low-interest revolving loan fund, is a contemporary expression of this faith commitment.

Since 1979 a portion of the congregation’s unrestricted funds has been set aside to provide low-interest loans to organizations and projects unable to qualify for conventional financing. This Seton Enablement Fund assists not for profit organizations in the United States and abroad.

Through the Seton Enablement Fund the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati hope to enable the economically disadvantaged to develop themselves and their communities. The simple living and wise stewardship of many generations of Sisters of Charity make this sharing of resources possible.

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Aug
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Mass for the Motherhouse Sisters
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Mass at the Motherhouse will temporarily be for the Motherhouse Sisters only but will livestreamed for everyone. You will be able to view the mass at 10 a.m. EDST by CLICKING HERE or watch the archived mass on the Sisters password-protected section of the website. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Jim Meade

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Celebrating Our Jubilarians – Sister Jean Marian Crowley

Most know her as S. Cookie and all are grateful for her joy, witness and sharing of life with us. Meet Diamond Jubilarian Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Cookie Crowley. Please join us in congratulating S. Cookie on 60 years of faith-filled service. …