“You must realize that
authority is not to be
wielded absolutely,
but charitably.”

St. Louise de Marillac

 

Mother Margaret George 1787-1868

On Nov. 12, 2018, the Cincinnati SC Community will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Margaret Cecilia George, the founding mother of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. It was Margaret’s courage, conviction and leadership that led a small group of Sisters to remain true to the vision of Elizabeth Seton and establish the Cincinnati community in 1852. Margaret followed her heart and the way of pure faith. The following section is devoted to Mother Margaret George, and provides articles, reflections and creative pieces to help others learn more about Margaret George’s spirit and strength.

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Jun
28
Tue
Memorial Mass for S. Catherine Kirby
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:48 pm

You will be able to view the Mass at 10 a.m. by CLICKING HERE or watch the archived mass on the Sisters password-protected section of the website.

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Timeless Treasures

The Sisters of Charity joined the faculty, staff, and 170 students of San Felipe de Neri School in Old Town, Albuquerque, in celebrating the 140th anniversary of the school’s founding. A “timeless treasure” of the founding days in our Archives, is a sepia photograph of S. Pauline Leo with her class of young boys. Read More.