Historical Photos

 Leadership Team 1968

Government and Structures

From the beginning of the congregation, the government remained centralized until 1970, when it expanded to provide for a more participative electorate.

 Novices in class 1944


IHM membership includes all sisters who have professed vows under the Constitution of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

 Sisters with "our Marie"


Since 1845, IHMs have always responded to the urgent needs of the times. Today, we meet the critical needs of people throughout the United States and Latin America through our ministries of education, health care, social services to the marginalized, and pastoral/spiritual ministries.

 Upper Marlboro, MD 1961

Religious Life & Spirituality

The greatest gift the sisters give to each other and to those they serve is a sharing of a life of personal holiness rooted in prayer.

 Sacred Heart Window

Chapel Windows

The stained glass windows in the Chapel of Our Lady of Lourdes in the IHM Center are mouth-blown antique glasses from various glass plants. Subjects of the screens and symbols are of the Blessed Virgin Mary.