org. Mantellate Sisters, Servants of Mary, Plainfield,
IL: Sr. Gesuina Bongiorno, O. S. M., Marian Lake Convent,
16949 South Drauden Road, Plainfield, IL 60544; (815)
436-5796; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://
See ad on page 74. Code #159.
Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary (S.S.C.M.) A
religious congregation serving the needs of the church
through parish ministry, health care, teaching, counseling,
and human services. The sisters serve in the dioceses of
Belleville, Chicago, Rockford, Joliet, and Peoria. The heart
of the ministry of the SERVANTS OF THE HOLY HEAR T
OF MARY is the support and challenge of their lives of
PRAYER AND COMMUNITY. It is personal prayer, as
well as through the liturgical prayer of the church, that
the sisters are impelled to ministry and community.
For more information please contact: Vocation Office,
Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, 717 North Batavia
Avenue, Batavia, IL 60510; (630) 879-1296; e-mail: email@example.com; website: http://www.sscm-usa.org.
See ad on page 132. Code #055.
Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
(S.C.I.M.) Better known as Good Shepherd Sisters
of Quebec have at heart to bring about the Kingdom
by communicating God’s love and goodness. Prayer,
Community Life, and Ministry mark the rhythm of
our lives. We are dedicated to the ministry of mercy
and faith education in social services and teaching.
Whether in the United States, Canada, Africa, Haiti, or
Brazil, we primarily serve women, youth and the poor.
In Maine, we help parenting young women with infants,
assist families by providing international and domestic
adoption services, counseling and outreach services.
We help women prisoners transition back into society,
teach and share Scripture with inmates. We seek to touch
hearts and lead them to Jesus, the Good Shepherd. Could
this be that “something more” you’ve been seeking?
Contact: Vocation Director, 11 Aspen Avenue, South
Portland, ME 04106; (207) 775-1128; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.scimsisters.org.
See ad on page 43. Code #309.
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
(I.H.M.)—Immaculata, PA Animated by our charism of
love, creative hope, and fidelity, and in imitation of Mary,
we proclaim the Gospel message in the spirit of Jesus the
Redeemer. Strengthened by a life of vowed consecration,
nurtured by prayer and the Eucharist, and sustained by
community living, we radiate joyful service and promote
Gospel values, offering compassion to all God’s people
through our mission to evangelize, to catechize, and to
teach. In the spirit of St. Alphonsus, we promote peace
and justice in addressing the needs of the most abandoned poor. For information contact Sr. Carmen Teresa
Fernández or Sr. Rose Bernadette Mulligan, Villa Maria
House of Studies, 1140 King Rd. Immaculata, PA 19345-
0200; (610) 889-1553; e-mail: email@example.com; website:
See ad on page 166. Code #187.
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
(I.H.M.)—Monroe, MI We are a progressive, visionary
faith community of 451 sisters, as well as 120 associates,
and volunteers who join our God quest leading us along
new pathways today. Our mission has evolved and grown
in response to the pressing global, social, and ecological
injustices in the world. Those needs offer us various
opportunities in ministry, including traditional and nontraditional education, justice advocacy, spirituality and
sustainability. We build community that sustains us as
individuals, as sisters and as interdependent members of
the entire community of life. We are willing to take risks
for the sake of the future and trust in divine providence.
Contact us at our Membership Office, 610 West Elm Avenue, Monroe, MI 48162; (734) 240-9821; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.ihmsisters.
org. See our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.
See ad on page 63. Code #258.
Sisters of Charity (Federation) The Sisters of Charity
Federation is comprised of 12 religious congregations,
representing more than 4,000 members in the United
States and Canada, who recognize their particular character and spirit in the tradition of Charity founded by St.
Vincent de Paul, St. Louis de Marillac and St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton. Impelled by Christ’s love and joined together
in the mission of Charity they respond to the cries of those
who are poor and marginalized with lives of extravagant
love. To learn more and for contact information for
vocation directors of member congregations visit www.
sisters-of-charity-federation.org. See our web ad at www.
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati (S.C.) We are an active
apostolic congregation, following in the footsteps of our
foundress, St. Elizabeth Seton. For contact information
and to view our DVD “Extravagant Love: The Vocation of
the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati” visit our website at
http://www.srcharitycinti.org/vowed.htm or write to Vocation Coordinator, 5900 Delhi Road, Mount St. Joseph,
OH 45051. See our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.
Sisters of Charity of Halifax (S.C.) The Sisters of Charity of Halifax are seeking young adult women who wish
to make the love of God visible by giving joyful witness!
Our spirituality is rooted in the tradition of Saint Elizabeth
Seton, Saint Vincent de Paul, and Saint Louise de Marillac. We are committed to standing in the fire of Gospel
values and responding to a world wounded by violence
and stripped of hope. While many of us are in Massachusetts, New York, and Nova Scotia, we also serve in other
parts of the United States, Canada, Bermuda, Peru, and
the Dominican Republic. Our ministries include education, pastoral ministry, social service, health care, earth
ministry, social justice, community service, and outreach.
We welcome those whom God calls to share our life of
community, prayer, and service. Considering religious
life? Call Sr. Maryanne Ruzzo at (781) 997-1355; e-mail:
email@example.com; website: http://www.schalifax.ca.
See our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (S.C.L.) We are an
apostolic community of 300 women committed to love the
poor, to love one another, to live simply, and to unite the
whole of our lives in the poor and loving Christ. We serve
in the West (California, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming),
Midwest (Kansas and Missouri), and Latin America
(Peru). We serve in a variety of ministries including:
Health care: hospitals and clinics for the uninsured poor;
Education: college, high school, elementary; Pastoral
ministry: parish administration, religious education,
spiritual direction, campus ministry, youth ministry;
Social services: Catholic Charities, AIDS ministry, social
justice advocates. Sr. Sharon Smith, 4200 South 4th Street,
Leavenworth, KS 66048; (913) 758-6522; e-mail: ssmith@
scls.org; website: http://www.scls.org. See our web ad at
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, K Y (S.C.N.) We are an
international congregation founded in 1812 in Kentucky.
We and our associates are committed to work for justice in
solidarity with oppressed peoples, especially the poor and
women, and to care for the earth. We engage in diverse
ministries in the U.S., India, Nepal, Belize, and Botswana.
Sr. Nancy Gerth, S.C.N., P.O. Box 10, Bardstown, KY
40048; (502) 331-4516; e-mail: snancy@scnazarethky.
org; website: http://www.scnfamily.org. See our web ad
Sisters of Charity of New York (S.C.) An apostolic congregation of women living in community in the tradition
of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. Founded
by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, we are called to reveal God’s
love in our lives with and for all in need, especially with
persons who are poor. We serve particularly in the New
York area, and among the people of Sololá and Quiché in
Guatemala. Our ministries include education, health care,
social services, pastoral care and housing. We collaborate
with organizations working for peace/justice. We invite
women to join us for the sake of the Gospel. To find about
more about us, please visit our website at www.scny.org
or call (718) 543-4898 at the Office of New Membership,
Box 1167, 6301 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. See our web ad at www.
Sisters of Charity of Rolling Hills (S.C.R.H.) The
Sisters of Charity of Rolling Hills were founded in 1964
in Los Angeles, California. Our foundresses envisioned a
community of Sisters working in different professions, living in community, praying together, and sharing a passion
for serving Christ in the poor and needy, principally in the
Los Angeles area. Some of the professions: artists, musicians, microbiologists, teachers, college professors, librarians, office workers. If you see yourself fitting into this,
perhaps you can add to the list..., contact us! Sr. Tracey
Sharp, SCRH, Vocation Director, 28600 Palos Verdes Dr.
East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275; (310) 831-4104 or
(310) 831-5385; e-mail: SCRHVocatn@aol.com.
See ad on page 22. Code #007.
Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (S.C.) Prayer, service,
and life in community are the primary principles upon
which the sisters carry out their mission, which is to reveal
the reality and beauty of God’s love to people in need.
The sisters administer and staff educational institutions
from preschools through universities; serve in Christian