Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Elect New Leadership Team
Delhi Township, Ohio – The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati announced that the delegates of the 2019 Chapter elected Sister Patricia Hayden as president of the Congregation. Sisters Monica Gundler, Marge Kloos, Joanne Burrows and Teresa Dutcher were elected as councilors. The newly elected Leadership Team will serve a term of four years, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2023.
The election took place on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse where Sister delegates and Sister and Associate collaborators met all week for the 2019 Chapter: Going Deeper Into Divine Mystery. This important time in the Congregation’s history is meant to set the direction of the Congregation for the next four years as well as elect new leadership to implement the direction chosen and carry the Congregation through the next Chapter.
Installation of the newly elected team will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse. The Community continues to ask for prayers and ongoing support during this time of transition.
The Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, an apostolic Catholic women’s religious community, exist to carry out the Gospel of Jesus Christ through prayer and service in the world. Sisters, using their professional talents in the fields of education, health care, social services and environmental justice, live and minister in 26 U.S. dioceses and in Guatemala, Mexico and the West Indies. They also sponsor institutions to address education, health care and social service needs, with particular concern for direct service to the poor. Approximately 320 Sisters are joined in mission by 206 Associates (lay men and women). Visit the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati website at www.srcharitycinti.org.