Sisters in the News

Tending Holy Ground

We are looking for help to clean up the graves of our IHM sisters buried at Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton, PA

Celebrating Our 2023 Jubilarians!

On July 30, 2023 we celebrated our IHM Jubilarians with a mass and dinner at the IHM Center.

Warmly Welcomed to Ghana

Sister Kathleen Lunsmann, IHM, was fortunate to participate in an ASEC service learning program in Elmina, Ghana, with students and faculty from Marywood University and Chestnut Hill College.

IHMs Graduate from CTU

Our Sister Rachel Terry, IHM, was among those graduating from the Catholic Theological Union at Chicago on May 25, 2023.

One Sister’s Vocation Efforts in the Classroom

Sister Elizabeth DeMerchant Elizabeth teaches religion at All Saints Academy in Scranton and moderates afterschool clubs. When was asked to teach religion, she said to herself, “Do NOT be boring!”

Sister Elizabeth DeMerchant Professes Final Vows

On April 15, 2023 we celebrated Sister Elizabeth Ann DeMerchant, IHM, who made her life-long commitment as a Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 

Welcome Home, Sister Eileen

The gates of the IHM House of Studies in Sicuani burst open on Sunday afternoon, echoing the words of the psalmist “Go in with glad songs of praise.”

A Mission of Welcome

Sister Maureen Schrimpe, who serves as the University of Maryland Dining Services' quality coordinator and nutritionist, advises students on nutrition and allergens.

Sister John Michele Southwick named Northeast Woman

Sister John Michele Southwick, IHM, named Northeast Woman by The Sunday Times newspaper, January 22, 2023

Studying at CTU

Sister Rachel Terry, IHM, is currently studying at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL.

OSP IHM Border Community Update

An update from the OSP-IHM Border Community in McAllen, Texas

We are all Called to be Missionaries

Each summer Sisters Eileen and Ancilla come back to the U.S. to continue their work to help support their mission in the diocese of Sicuani, Peru. 

IHMs Awarded LCWR's Emergent Future Grant

IHM sisters applied for and were awarded a grant from LCWR's Emergent Future Fund.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Sisters at Our Lady of Peace Residence Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Sister Elizabeth McGill Professes Vows

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, Sister Elizabeth Ann McGill professed temporary vows of chastity, poverty and obedience in Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel in the presence of family, friends, IHM sisters and women religious of various congregations.

IHMs Collaborate at the US-Mexico Border

Reimagining our Ministerial Outreach in the Future… IHM Collaboration at the Border

Celebration of First Profession on the IHM 175th Anniversary

Sister Giovana Fuentes Bendivez celebrated her First Profession of Vows on November 10, 2020.


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