Women Religious Communities

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Adorers of the Blood of Christ
4233 Sulphur Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63109-1517
The Adorers of the Blood of Christ are an international congregation with Generalate in Rome. The US Region includes the US, Guatemala, Bolivia, and Korea. The congregation was founded in Italy by St. Maria De Mattias.

Cenacle Sisters
513 W. Fullerton Parkway Chicago, Illinois 60614-5999
Inspired by Mary amidst the disciples in the first Cenacle, we are members of an international community seeking to awaken and deepen faith for and with the people of our time.

Congregation of the Infant Jesus, Nursing Sisters of the Sick Poor
984 N. Village Ave. Rockville Centre, NY 11570
The Congregation of the Infant Jesus, Nursing Sisters of the Sick Poor, was founded in Brooklyn in 1905 by three Sisters of the Infant Jesus who left France to minister in America. The first daughter house was founded in 1913 at Mercy Hospital in Hempstead to provide training for the sisters and became the first Catholic hospital in Nassau County.

Daughters of Mary
143 Maple Avenue Westbury, New York 11590
Bel-Air Port-au-Prince, Haiti B. P. 1374
Our congregation was born in Belgium, in 1805 our founder is Marie-Therese Paridaens. The “Daughters of Mary” work especially in Education, in Haiti, in the Dominican Republic, in Africa and in Belgium.

Daughters of Wisdom
385 S. Ocean Ave. Islip, NY 11751
“We commit ourselves to the goal of the proclamation of the reign of God through a ministry for justice wherein we focus on enablement of the poor, of the powerless of the oppressed, and of the spiritually deprived people of our times.”

Dominican Sisters of Sparkill
175 Route 340 Sparkill, NY 10976
“We commit ourselves to the goal of the proclamation of the reign of God through a ministry fir justice wherein we focus on enablement of the poor, of the powerless of the oppressed, and of the spiritually deprived people of our times.”

Franciscan Missionaries of Mary
3305 Wallace Ave. Bronx, NY 10467
“We are women religious who come from many countries and live in international communities. Called by the Spirit to cross boundaries of culture, language and belief, we are ready to go to any part of the world to spread the good news of God’s love for everyone.”

Holy Union Sisters
PO Box 410,444 Centre Street Milton, MA 02186
The Holy Union Sisters, an international congregation of women religious, was founded in 19th century France. We are called “to be at the heart of the world revealing God is love.”

Missionary Sister of St. Benedict
350 Cuba Hill Rd. Huntington, NY 11743
“Some Sisters say it is a mystery why women are flocking to their fold, but Sister Benigna Kwapisiewicz, the novice mistress, explained there are three aspects of their community which young people are attracted to. The Missionary Sisters of Benedict wear a traditional black habit and veil which identity them as brides of Christ. Secondly, the Sisters live, work and pray communally in their home, the guest home and chapel. And thirdly, their life is centered on work and prayer.”

Oblate Sisters of the Most Holy Redeemer
290 Babylon Tpke. Roosevelt, NY 11575

Religious of the Sacred Heart Mary
50 Wilson Park Dr. Tarrytown, NY 10591
“Women called to belong totally and undividedly to God, and to channel our energies to God’s desires. We are also known as the RSHM.”

School Sisters of Notre Dame
345 Belden Hill Rd. Willton, CT 06897
“Our mission is to proclaim the good news as School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND), directing our entire lives toward that oneness for which Jesus was sent.”

Sisters of Charity of Halifax
16 Pembroke Street Williston Park, NY 11596
“The mission of the Sisters of Charity – Halifax is to give joyful witness to love: the love of God, of one another, and of all persons.”

Sister of the Cross and Passion
40 Village Green Riverside, Rhode Island 02915
“Our charism, identification with Jesus Christ in the mystery of His Passion, Death and Resurrection, given to us is a gift for the Church and the World. Today, our Passionist Sisters and Associates live out this gift in a spirit of compassion, solidarity and justice, rooted in the Gospel and the crucified of the world. They bring the joy and hope of Resurrection to the pain of the world today.”

Sisters of the Good Shepherd
25-30 21st Avenue, Astoria, New York 11105
The Sisters of the Good Shepherd approach each person with the same care of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. We are guided by the principle that, “One person is of more value than a world.”

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
310 North River Road Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
We, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (CSFN), are an international Roman Catholic congregation of vowed religious women dedicated to spreading the Kingdom of God’s love, particularly within families. We do this by serving families through active ministry in schools, hospitals, parishes, prisons, and social service agencies. We also spread the Kingdom through our daily living in a community of prayers and commitment to God and the Holy Family.

Sister of the Imitation of Christ
1653 High Land Avenue New Hyde Park, New York 11040
The congregation of Sisters of the Imitation of Christ, called BETHANY sisters, was founded by Servant of God Mar Ivanios on September the 8th 1925 in Kerala, India. The congregation was raised to the pontifical status on August the 6th 1956 and now there are five provinces in this congregation. Our missionary activities are extended to four continents: America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Sisters, Lovers of the Holy Cross
43 Crown Lane Westbury, New York 11590

Sisters of Mercy, Mid-Atlantic Community
273 Willoughby Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11205
“Our Challenge – to foster a contemplative spirit, to be moved to conversion of heart and to act in solidarity with our brothers and sisters throughout the earth to bring about a more merciful and just world.”

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
1531 Greenspring Valley Rd. Stevenson, MD 21153
We are an international congregation founded by St. Julie Billiart. Our Sisters were in the ministry of education in Rockville Centre.

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
“Our mission as Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Scranton,
Pennsylvania is to follow Jesus as a community of disciples, aware that we are sent to be a clear and understandable prophetic witness to the presence of God in the world. Our charism calls us to rejoice and to share in Jesus’ redemptive mission to proclaim the Good News of God’s universal love for all and to recreate the face of the earth.”
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Sisters of St. Dominic (Amityville)
555 Albany Ave. Amityville, NY 11701
“As members of the Dominican Congregation of the Holy Cross, we active contemplatives, vowed and bonded members sharing a variety of gifts and cultures.”

Sisters of St. Joseph (Brentwood)
1725 Brentwood Rd. Brentwood, NY 11717
“We are ordinary women you can meet anywhere, any day. Our hope is that we do ordinary things with an extraordinary vision: the love of God and all people.”

SND Base Communities
125 Michigan Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20017-1004

Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk
81-15 Utopia Pkwy. Jamaica, NY 11432
The Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk was founded in Belgium in 1818. We will begin the 200th anniversary in May 2017 and conclude it in May 2018. The United States Province was founded in 1924 in Nativity of The BVM parish in Ozone Park, Queens. In 1935 the sisters moved to Blue Point and it served as the Novitiate for many years and later as a Retreat Center. It is now a retirement home.