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.  

On August 9, Sister Melissa Marie Mastrangelo, IHM professed her perpetual vows in the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary during the Rite of Perpetual Profession of Vows within a Mass.


(L-R) Sister Marie Anselm Cooper, Sister Patricia McDermott, Sister M. Stephen Anne Roderiguez, Sister Mary Ellen Tennity, Sister Melissa Marie Mastrangelo, Sister Eileen McGuigan, Sister M. Joanne T. Ralph, Sister M. Sharon K. Hedrick, Sister Donna May Shallo with Bishop Schlert in the background.


On August 10, Jennifer O’Neill and Rachael Wilson were received into the IHM Congregation as novices in the Rite of Initiation into Religious Life. Sister Mary Ellen Tennity welcomed the sisters and pronounced their religious names: Sister Jennifer Maria and Sister Rachael Elizabeth.


(L-R) Sisters Koreen Cote, Jennifer Maria O'Neill, Rachael Elizabeth Wilson, and John Evelyn DiTrolio.



On August 10, Sister Christina Marie Roberts, Sister Mary Kathryn Teresa Clemmer, Sister M. Stephanie Gabriel Tracy and Sister Amanda Marie Russell, IHM, renewed the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience they made at their first profession as a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


(L-R) Sisters Eileen McGuigan, Amanda Marie Russell, Stephanie Gabriel Tracy, Christina Marie Roberts, Kathryn Teresa Clemmer, Sharon Hedrick and Mary Ellen Tennity.

Villa Maria House of Studies
1 Our Lady Circle
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
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.