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The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother

To Bring Fuller Life to Others

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Inspiring Faith Through TEACHING

A deep respect and loving concern for all of creation

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Speaking Out for CHANGE

Promoting social justice, Creating a culture of peace


The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother participate in the mission of Jesus to bring fuller life to others by revealing the love of God for all, especially the poor.

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We are skilled teachers, compassionate caregivers, attentive counselors, caring friends and gentle companions to those in need.

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Inspired by St. Francis, St. Clare & our Foundress, Mother Frances Streitel, we live simply, give generously, and have a deep respect & loving concern for all creation.

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Are you being called to help create a better future for the poor? Do you feel that you may be called to a life of loving service for others, dedicated solely to the Lord?

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Associates are men & women of deep faith who respond to their Baptismal Call to nurture & deepen their spiritual life, embracing the values & ministries of the Sisters.

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