Who Are the IHMs?

Sr. Catherine Ward, Meg Fleming, Sr. Barbara Jude Gentry and Sr. Susan Bruno came out to support their fellow sisters who were participating in DFOFS competition under the name of IMH Sister Act, including Sr. Emily Faubion, Sr (2nd from left)The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Immaculata, Pennsylvania, are a religious congregation committed to proclaiming the Gospel message in the spirit of Jesus the Redeemer. Strengthened by a life of vowed consecration, nurtured by prayer and the Eucharist, and sustained by community living, the Sisters radiate joyful service and promote Gospel values, offering compassion to all God’s people through our charism of love, creative hope, and fidelity  and through our mission to evangelize, to catechize, and to teach.

Today more than 600 Sisters comprise the Immaculata branch of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who currently staff schools in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire, and in Peru. The Sisters work in the Congregation’s corporate apostolate of Catholic education as well as in catechetical, pastoral, hospital and prison ministries, parenting programs, counseling, literacy instruction, adult spirituality programs, care of the infirm, retreat work and campus ministry. In their lives and in their work, they continue to offer Praise, Love, and Thanksgiving to God as they carry out the Gospel mandate of Jesus, the Redeemer, “Go and teach all nations.”