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Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary
(L.S.J.M.) The Little Sisters of Jesus
and Mary are an active-contemplative
community of religious women called
to meet Christ in the poor, in one another, in the
created world and in the Eucharist. Embracing the
spirituality of Charles de Foucauld, our mission is to
Cry the Gospel with our lives. We live in community. Daily Eucharist, morning and evening prayer,
adoration, service and hospitality are hallmarks of
our life. Our apostolate includes a crisis center for
the poor, a soup kitchen, a residential program for
homeless men, a representative payee program and
a good neighbor program. We were founded in 1974
by Sr. Mary Elizabeth Gintling who described our
community as women “loving God together”, and
as “wounded people healing wounded people”.
Please contact: Sr. Marilyn Bouchard, P.O. Box 1755,
Salisbury, MD 21802; (410)543-1645; e-mail: lsjm@
comcast.net; website: www.thejosephhouse.org. See
our web ad at vocationnetwork.org.
See ad on page 127. Code #361.
Little Sisters of the Poor (L.S.P.) We are an international congregation living the Beatitudes in a
spirit of joyful simplicity. Continuing the work of
our foundress, St. Jeanne Jugan, our mission is to
offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a
home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared
for as family and accompanied with dignity until
God calls them to himself. In addition to the vows
of chastity, poverty and obedience, we make a fourth
vow of hospitality, through which we consecrate
our lives uniquely to the aged poor. Through our
vocation we wish to give quiet witness to the humility and merciful love of Christ and to the dignity of
every human life. The Association Jeanne Jugan is
comprised of Catholic lay men and women who
share in our spirit and mission. Visit our website:
www.littlesistersofthepoor.org or contact us at 4200
Harewood Rd, NE Washington, DC 20017; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. See our web ad
See ad on page 19. Code #041.
Marianist Sisters, Daughters of Mary Immaculate
(F.M.I.) The Marianist Sisters are the women vowed
religious in the Marianist Family. We continue the
risk-taking faith of our foundress, Adèle de Batz
de Trenquelléon, as educators in the faith and in
developing faith communities in collaboration with
the laity, and in the service of women, youth, and the
poor. We often work in collaboration with the Society of Mary, the men vowed religious in the Marianist
Family. FMI’s serve in Europe, Asia, Africa, South
America, and the United States (Dayton, OH and
San Antonio, TX). In the United States we still have
much of the pioneer spirit, with “a mission to spread
the Marianist Charism wherever we are.” Vocation
Office: Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI. 1566 Crescent Blvd.,
Kettering, OH 45409; (937) 938-1882; ntrahan@
gmail.com; See our web ad at VocationNetwork.org.
See ad on page 153. Code #105.
Marianites of Holy Cross (M.S.C.) United with
Mary standing at the foot of the cross, we, Marianites
of Holy Cross, are APOS TOLIC religious, women of
PRAYER and COMPASSION. Our mission, energized
by our life in COMMUNITY, is to incarnate the
love and compassion of Jesus Christ. Called to be a
PROPHETIC presence in an ever-changing world,
we resolutely stand with those who are excluded. We
number 200 sisters, and are part of the Holy Cross
Family of Sisters, Brothers, Priests, and Lay Associ-
ates. We minister in the all-inclusive fields of educa-
tion, health care, social work, and parish ministry
in France, the United States, Canada and Burkina
Faso. In prayer, community life, ministry, with fam-
ily and friends, we witness to God’s Spirit dwelling
within us and encourage others to recognize God’s
action in their lives. Sound like you? Contact us!
E-mail: email@example.com; website: www.
Maryknoll Sisters (M.M.) We are women religious missionaries in 22 countries in Asia, Africa,
Haiti, the Pacific Islands and the Americas. Rooted
in the mission of Jesus, we cross boundaries of culture, race, gender, socio-economic-political status
and faith traditions, collaborating with others to
make God’s love and compassion visible. We serve
as pastoral workers, social workers, community
based health workers, doctors, nurses, catechists,
farmers, teachers, theologians, spiritual directors
and advocates for justice and peace, and the preservation of the environment and all creation. Our
journey is shared with the people of all cultures,
especially those who are marginalized and oppressed. Through our mission, we work for truth,
justice, peace and the integrity of creation. Join us.
. . . to help make God’s love visible! Contact: Congregational Vocation Team: Sr. Maureen Hanahoe.
Maryknoll Sisters, P.O. Box 311, Maryknoll, NY
10545-0311; (914) 941-7575 ext. 5612; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website: www.
See ad on page 133. Code #479.
Medical Mission Sisters
(M.M.S.) Medical Mission Sisters are
women full of passion…for wholeness,
for justice, for life. Like our Foundress,
Anna Dengel, M.D., “it eats us up” when individuals and communities are denied the resources and
opportunities they need to live as human beings.
In our broken, wounded world, Medical Mission
Sisters are called to live as a healing presence. We
try to bring about a world where all live in harmony and no one is in want. We try to live as Jesus
did, with care and compassion for all. Our 600
Sisters and 100 Associates partner with others in
17 nations today to help build one world where the
gifts of all people, all cultures, all creation are af-
firmed and celebrated. If you would like more in-
formation about our special call in the Church,
please contact: MMS Vocation Director at voca-
email@example.com. We also invite you to visit
our website: www.medicalmissionsisters.org.
See ad on page 37. Code #042.
Medical Missionaries of Mary (M.M.M.) Inspired
by our Blessed Mother’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth,
the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) follow her
example, bringing Christ’s healing love to those most
in need. Sustained by prayer and community life,
each sister, in self-surrender, seeks God through a lifelong commitment of poverty, celibacy, and obedience
in service to the sick, poor, marginalized and most
neglected of our world. MMM is particularly drawn to
those services that heal and empower women. MMM
presently serve in nine African countries, Brazil and
Honduras ministering in a variety of professional
capacities such as midwives, nurses, doctors, social
services, administrators and various pastoral ministries. The sisters strive to identify, respect and affirm
cultural differences and wisdom with particular regards to health and healing. Primary Health Care, in
continuous dialogue with the local people, is a MMM
priority. Contact: Sr. Nina Underwood, 179 Highland
Ave., Somerville, MA 02143; (617) 666-3223; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.mm-musa.org and www.mmmworldwide.org.
Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart
(M.H.S.H.) Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart are
vowed sisters and lay missioners who strive to bring
the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to all people.
Founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1890, we now
have 48 sisters and 33 lay missioners serving across
the continental US, in Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
Rooted in a spirituality of finding God in all persons
and events, Mission Helpers reach out in loving ser-
vice wherever there is need, especially on the margins.
Sisters serve in any apostolic endeavors to which they
feel called. Presently, our sisters work in the follow-
ing areas: parish work (religious education, pastoral
administration, etc.); spiritual direction; university
education; social work; counseling, health care chap-
laincy; administrative positions in dioceses and other
religious organizations, etc. In whatever ministry we
serve, we strive to “touch hearts and change lives”.
We welcome inquiries about vowed life (women)
and lay missioners (men and women). Inquiries from
older persons welcome. Those interested in vowed
sisters: Sr. Susan Engel, MHSH (443) 824-6170 or
Sr. Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH (617) 974-5010. Lay
Missioners: Sr. Dianne Livingstone, MHSH (443)
226-2598; website: www.missionhelpers.org.
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