News & Events2018-07-11T17:58:32+00:00

July 11, 2018 – Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy awards scholarships to students attending Bishop England High School.

Esmeralda Sanchez Senior Class Scholarship winner

Scholarship recipient
Esmeralda Sanchez
Senior Class

Daniel Infante, 2016 Scholarship Winner

Scholarship recipient
Daniel Infante
Junior Class

Sophomore Class scholarship winner Lily Woods.

Scholarship recipient
Lily Woods
Sophomore Class

Scholarship recipient
Darby Merrill
Freshman Class

June 2018-Immigration Protest

Immigration Protest gathering June 2018. Sister Carol holding sign saying Kids need their parents.

Sister Carol attending immigration protest gathering at US Customs House in Charleston.

Crowd gathered on the steps of the Customs House in Charleston to protest unjust immigration policy.

Crowd gathered on the steps of the Customs House in Charleston to protest unjust immigration policy.

February 6, 2018 - Visitors To The Heritage Room

Visitors to the Heritage Room on February 6, 2018

Sister Mary Joseph Ritter, OLM, Sister Grace Hartzog, SC-SH, Sister Judy Laffey, SC-SH, and Sister Anne Francis Campbell, OLM taking a tour of the OLM Heritage Room.

Sisters visit Neighborhood House

Sister Carol Wentworth, OLM, Sister Mary Joseph Ritter, OLM, Sister Judy Laffey, SC-SH, Sister Grace Hartzog, SC-SH, Sister Lisa Steigerwald, RSM, and Vonceil Mitchell, Kitchen Manager of the Neighborhood House enjoy time together.

Sisters of Charity Federation Communicators Meeting

Sisters of Charity Federation Communicators Meeting October 2, 2017, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

October 2, 2017  |  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Pictured standing left to right:  Tanya Mullin, CSM Communicator; Donna Sartor, SC-NJ Communicator; Diane Curtis, SC-Nazareth Communicator; Sister Carol Wentworth, OLM; Claire Meyerhoff, DC-St. Louise Communicator; Sister Grace Hartzog, SC-Seton Hill; Jane Strittmatter, SC-Seton Hill Communicator; Spalding Hurst, SC-Nazareth Communicator; Sister Joanne O’Regan, CSM; Belinda Davis, DC-St. Louise Communicator.  On screen:  top left, Katie Zeller, DC-St. Louise Communicator; and Kristen Blacksher, SC-Federation Communicator.

2017 Jubilee Celebration

Pictured Left to Right:

Msgr. James Carter, Sister Donna Lareau (50 years), Sister Stella Maris Craven (65 years), Bishop Robert Guglielmone

Jubilee Celebration was held August 15, 2017 at the Motherhouse.

April 4, 2017-Nutrition Education

Clinical Dietician Andrea Zalno, a 2010 Graduate of Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, provided very useful nutrition informtion to the sisters.  Seton Hill is run by the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, a member congregation of the Sisters of Charity Federation. Sisters Anne Francis Campbell, Mary Joseph Ritter, Carol Wentworth, Rosemary Boyd, Maureen Tzinieris and Mary Thomas Neal enjoyed the program.

April 1, 2017-Cooper River Bridge Run

Becky Crichton, our Nurse Manager, participated in the 40th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run. Congratulations Becky!

February 23, 2017-OLM Sisters visit Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Neighborhood House, their sponsored ministry on the East Side of Charleston.

Tour of Heritage Room

Ericka Plater, Executive Director of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, Inc. visits with OLM Sisters during the Open House.

Tour of Heritage Room

Erica Plater with Sister Maureen Tzinieris and Sister Mary Thomas Neal.

Tour of Heritage Room

OLM Sisters Stella Maris Craven, Anne Francis Campbell, Maureen Tzinieris, Mary Cyril Murray, Carol Wentworth, Mary Thomas Neal, Mary Joseph Ritter and Bridget Sullivan enjoying a tour of the Neighborhood House.

May 16, 2015 - Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to Sister Mary Joseph Ritter, General Superior of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy.

William K. Thierfelder, President of Belmont Abbey College | Sister Mary Joseph Ritter, O.L.M. | Abbot Placid Solari, O.S.B., Chancellor

August 15, 2016 – Jubilee Celebration at May Forest Motherhouse celebrating 305 years of service to the Diocese of Charleston.

2016 Jubilarians

Jubilarians celebrating 305 years of combined service.

Jubilarians with Bishop Robert and Father Kevin.

Sister Rosemary, Sister Maureen, Sister Veronica, Bishop Guglielmone, Sister Mary Cyril, Sister Bridget and Father Kevin at the Jubilee Mass.