Radiating joyful service and promoting Gospel values


We invite you to enter into the spirit of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary — a spirit of joy and simplicity, of warmth and hospitality.  

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Elect New Leadership Team


Sister Mary Ellen Tennity, General Superior

Sister Patricia McDermott, Sister Assistant

Sister M. Stephen Anne Roderiguez, First Councilor

Sister M. Sharon K. Hedrick, Second Councilor

and Sister M. Joanne T. Ralph, Third Councilor

Villa Maria House of Studies
1140 King Road
Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0200
Telephone: 610-647-2160 • Fax: 610-889-0509

Founded in 1845 by courageous pioneers who trusted completely in the Providence of God, the IHM Congregation remains today a sign of hope to the People of God to whom the Sisters strive to bring the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, the Redeemer.