“Charity is certainly
greater than any rule.
Moreover, all rules
must lead to charity.”

St. Vincent de Paul


Congregational Stands

October 2015
As a Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, we believe that the practice of human trafficking should be abolished in law and in practice.

August 2010
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati commit ourselves to be informed about the human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and call our government to do everything in its power to end the violent conflicts there.

February 2008
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati oppose war in Iraq and call for a responsible plan for withdrawal.

October 2000
As a Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, we believe that the death penalty should be abolished in the United States in law and in practice.

April 1999
As a Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, we believe that the debts of poor countries should be relieved and be carried out in such a way as to benefit the most impoverished persons in those countries.

August 1981
The Sisters of Charity publicly announce our call to halt the nuclear arms race. We join with the Sisters of Loretto in endorsing this call by signing and circulating petitions devised by the Loretto Disarmament/Economic Conversion Committee.

January 1981
The Sisters of Charity publicly announce our opposition to U.S. economic and military aid to avoid identification with the repressive government in El Salvador. We actively engage other religious congregations and Church organizations to join us.


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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.