"Two disciples followed Jesus. He turned and said to them, 'What do you want?'
They answered 'Rabbi, where do you live?' Jesus replied 'Come and see.'"--John 1: 38-3
Schedule of Events 2012-2013
September 14, 2012 (6-9 PM) Sisters’ Night
October 19 (6 PM) – October 21 (1 PM), 2012 Discernment Retreat
November 16, 2012 (6-9 PM) Sisters’ Night
November 16 (6 PM) – November 18 (1 PM), 2012 Discernment Retreat
December 14 (6 PM) – December 16 (1 PM), 2012 Discernment Retreat
January 11 (6 PM) – January 13 (1 PM), 2013 Discernment Retreat
February 8, 2013 (6-9 PM) Sisters’ Night
February 8 (6 PM) – February 10 (1 PM), 2013 Discernment Retreat
April 12 (6 PM) – April 14 (1 PM), 2013 Discernment Retreat
IU Spirituality Under the Dome
June 7, 2013 (6-9 PM) Sisters’ Night
June 7 (6 PM) – June 9 (3 PM), 2013 Discernment Retreat
July 8 – 12, 2013 (tentative) Service, Vacation Bible School
Opportunities for Women 16 +
Come and See: Sisters’ Night
Young women (16-35) are invited to share informally with the IHM Sisters. The evening offers the opportunity for sharing a meal, enjoying social time and praying together.
Service at Camilla Hall affords the opportunity for young women (18 -35) to join the Sisters in doing service at the infirmary of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Through service at Camilla the women interested in learning about the Congregation can meet and share with our Sisters living at our Powerhouse of Prayer.
Young women (18-35) are invited to join us for this retreat which focuses on the IHM Charism and the importance of listening to God's call and discovering the many ways that God speaks to us. Time will be included for personal and communal prayer as well as the opportunity to interact with the Sisters in Formation.
Any young woman (18 -35) interested in participating in a Discernment Retreat should contact Sister Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-889-1553 ext. 1975.
Summer Service affords the opportunity for young women to join the IHM Sisters in doing service. Activities might include: Camilla Hall Infirmary, an IHM Literacy Center, a vacation bible school program. For information about participating in a summer service opportunity, contact Sister Rose at email@example.com or 610-889-1553 ext. 1975.
Summer retreat days
Vacation Bible School
Join us for a week of service at an inner city parish in Philadelphia. Work with the IHM Sisters in helping to run the activities, crafts, and prayer for the children attending the Vacation Bible School.
For high school students:
High School Day of Reflection
High school students are invited to visit the Motherhouse of the IHM Sisters where they
will learn about God’s call to religious life. Those who attend will have the opportunity to reflect and pray about their vocation as well as enjoy spending time with IHM Sisters especially those in the Formation process.
For junior high school students:
Days of Reflection introduce sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls to the concept of vocation in an informal, enjoyable way.
Sister Rose Bernadette, Sister Mary Jo Ely, and the Sisters in Formation conduct Vocation Awareness Programs. These presentations are conducted at schools, religious education programs or at Villa Maria House of Studies. During the program the Sisters share information about vocations and a Sister shares her vocation story. The students also have the opportunity to ask questions.
from Recent Events
The Sisters and many young women enjoy
a night of fun at Villa Maria House of Studies. Sisters' Night begins
with a social and pizza or hamburger supper. Then the games follow and the crowd
comes alive as a variety of games are played. The group
concludes the evening with the praying of Night Prayer.
For information about these events or to schedule a vocation awareness program contact:
Sister Rose Bernadette Mulligan at 610-889-1553 ext. 1975 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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