By Erin Schurenburg Only one diocesan inquiry for sainthood has happened in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Blessed Frances Schervier (1819-1876), the European-born founder of a new Franciscan community, lived a life of holiness and service. In 1844, she became a secular Franciscan. The next year, she and four companions established
In describing her ministry to the Navajo people, Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Zoe Brenner simply said, “I’m just doing what God is calling me to do.” But there is much more to it for the Reading, Ohio, native who entered religious life in 1966. Her community, founded by St.
Delhi Township, Ohio – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Romina Sapinoso pronounced First Vows during a ceremony September 22, 2018, in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. During the liturgy Novice Director Sister Donna Steffen presented Sister Romina for First Vows. Romina committed herself for three
December 25th- Christmas Day 2017 (Begin this day by asking the Holy Spirit for a heightened awareness of Christ’s presence). Christmas invites us to recognize what it means to be most deeply human. Whether by welcoming people who have no one to share this feast with to our tables; or
St. Francis de Sales in Lebanon hosted a gathering for young women who are discerning a call to the consecrated life on April 26th. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was in attendance to meet young women discerning one of the varied Consecrated Life options present in the Archdiocese. Here are some photos
ROME — The leaders of the world’s communities of Catholic women religious were warned against accepting an “entitlement creep” that numbs them from confronting poverty and environmental destruction. At the opening session of a triennial assembly of the International Union of Superiors General in Rome, U.S. Sister Carol Zinn, a a member
September 2013 By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph LYNCHBURG — It might be a family who has fallen on hard times due to the tough economy and needs assistance with the necessities or one who has lost everything in a fire or flood. Regardless of their situation, residents of
Press Release Two hundred Ursuline Sisters, their associates, friends and co-workers, along with members of the Companions of St. Angela (Merici, Ursuline foundress) from Chatham, Ontario, and members of the Company of St. Ursula gathered for the North American Ursuline Convocation July 4-7 in Cincinnati at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph Two Cincinnati women will become sisters in the same religious order in Ann Arbor, Mich., when they enter the community in August.
By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph Christine Grote is a lot like other young women her age. She likes the band Mumford and Sons, enjoys Facebook and Instagram and has a mountain of college loan debt. Where she differs from her peers is how she’s paying off that