“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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Sharing Our Love of the Earth

The Laudato Si’ Action Platform invites us to become a community of participatory action and advocacy, for the Earth and the poor. Did you know that the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati have 14 people from other countries working at Mother Margaret Hall? In order to learn more about them, the countries they come from and how climate change is affecting their home countries, Sisters Jean Miller and Mary Ann Humbert are interviewing them. In this video we hear from Felicia, originally from Nigeria.