New CSA Leadership Team

On May 8th, 2021, Bishop Edward C. Malesic offered a special Mass for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, and was present for the Congregation’s elections. Through the grace of the Spirit, the following Sisters were elected to leadership: Sr. Judith Ann Karam, Sr. Mary Dorothy Tecca, and Sr. Kathy Andrews. Sr. Judith Ann was re-elected and will continue …

Welcome, New Associates!

CSA was elated to finally welcome Debby Brilla, Christine Horne, and Janice Murphy as Associates during a virtual Acceptance Ceremony on Sunday, March 28th, 2021. These women have been waiting almost a year for their installation. Their original welcome date was April 26, 2020–but the pandemic necessitated its postponement. During the uncertainty of covid-19 and the long months of waiting, …

Happy Feast of St. Augustine!

Wishing you a most blessed Feast of St. Augustine! Though COVID-19 caused our celebration to look very different this year, we are grateful to be able to safely share the day with our Sisters and Associates. Those who could not be with us in person were able to share both our prayer service and Mass over Zoom. Those who could …

Caritas Service Award Recipient

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine are pleased to announce that a selection has been made for the recipient of the 2020 Caritas Service Award. The Award is given by the Congregation every four years. The intention of this recognition is: To highlight the charism of Charity of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA); To honor an …

CSA Statement Against Racism

The Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine condemn the racism that continues to impact the lives of most Americans, particularly those who belong to the African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American communities. We particularly grieve over the recent senseless killing of George Floyd and we mourn with George’s family and friends. As Christians we are called to love and respect …

CSA Mourns Bishop George Murry, SJ

On behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, we mourn the loss of Bishop George Murry, S.J., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown.  Our response is, “Well done good and faith-filled servant.”  We are so grateful for his care for the Sisters of Charity ministries, his support of religious women, the pastoral approach with which he led the …

Hermitage Indefinitely Closed

Due to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the CSA Hermitage is only accepting reservations from CSA Sisters. Outside guests are unfortunately not permitted. Our top priority is the health of our Sisters, residents, staff, and guests. As standards and procedures continue to change, we will also continue to adapt. The Hermitage will reopen only when it is safe to …

Core Circle, 2020

On Saturday, February 15, the Core Circle of Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine met for the first meeting of 2020. The agenda for discussion included vital topics for the congregation, such as community life, the forthcoming Chapter of Affairs, and elections. As part of the community life discussion, the sisters developed a vibrantheart collage. Each sister received a puzzle …

Assembly 2019

God led us on a path of discernment, prayer and hope as we concluded the Assembly, 2019 on Saturday, October 26th.  For several months this year we, in Core Circle, prayed and reflected on the theme for CSA planning as “Sustaining Our Love.”  Goals involving Identity, Mission and Stewardship enabled us to go holistically deeper in the essential elements of …

Successful Picnic at Mt. Augustine

Sisters, Associates, family, and friends celebrated the Feast of St. Augustine with a picnic on Sunday, August 25th. The day featured excellent food prepared by the kitchen staff, balloon animals, door prizes, and an abundant dessert table. Good food and good company were enjoyed by all. We thank all who participated in making the Feast of St. Augustine a success. …