Sister M. Judith Ann Moeller, IHM (Formerly Sister M. Martha Francis)

Sister Judith Ann Moeller died on February 5, 2021 in Camilla Hall in the 55th year of her religious life.  After a valiant struggle, Sister succumbed to cancer.  May her beautiful soul rest in peace. Judith was born on March 16, 1947; she was one of six children.  Her parents Frank and Martha (Bispels) Moeller …

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Sister Maureen Catherine Cassel, IHM

Sister Maureen Catherine Cassel died on February 1, 2021 in Camilla Hall.  Sister Catherine was in the 71st year of her religious life.  God rest her beautiful soul. Catherine was born on December 18, 1930.  Sister’s parents Harry and Catherine (Quigley) raised their family of four boys and one girl in St. Francis of Assisi …

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Sister Carol Marie Repholz, IHM

Sister Carol Marie Repholz died in Camilla Hall on January 23, 2021 in the 70th year of her religious life. Caroline Repholz was born on October 9, 1942 in Philadelphia.  Her parents Frank and Annette (Butts) Repholz raised their family of three sons and one daughter in St. Veronica Parish in Philadelphia.  Caroline attended St. …

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Sister Phyllis Ann M. DiRenzo, IHM

Formerly Sister Rose David Sister Phyllis Ann DiRenzo succumbed to the ravages of Covid 19.  Sister died in Camilla Hall on January 21, 2021 in the 51st year of her religious life.  Sister died peacefully with our nursing staff at her bedside. Sister was born on April 27, 1950 in Philadelphia.  In earlier days, Sister’s …

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February 2, 1937 Groundbreaking of Villa Maria by-the-Sea, Stone Harbor, NJ

Retreat House of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary February 2, 1937 Groundbreaking June 29, 1937 Dedication and Corner Stone Laying Early in 1936, Mother Kostka McCormick (Mother General from 1935 to 1940) had a serious challenge; both financial and spiritual in nature. The community had previously owned a retreat house in …

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January 14, 1892 Death of Mother Theresa Maxis, IHM

January 14, 1892 Co-Founder of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary congregation. Mother Theresa died at Villa Maria, West Chester and was buried at St. Agnes Parish Cemetery, West Chester. On August 2, 1965 her remains were transferred to the circle of our Mothers General in the IHM Cemetery at Camilla Hall …

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January 14, 1992 TRI-IHM Proclamation of the Holy Year

This marked the centenary of the deaths of Mother Theresa Maxis, I.H.M. and Rev. Louis Florent Gillet, C.SS.R., Co-Founders of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary congregation. Mother Theresa died on January 14, 1892 and Father Gillet died on November 14, 1892.

Seal of the IHM Congregation

The seal of any organization is its badge of quality –a graphic illustration that tells those who see it just what it stands for. The IHM seal is an icon of the IHM mission statement. The seal of the Congregation is symbolic of the royal heritage of its members as adopted children of God and …

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PIONEER I.H.M. SISTERS’ ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AMERICA DECEMBER 12, 1922

This year on December 12, 2020, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we once again celebrate the Anniversary of our pioneer IHM Sisters’ arrival in Peru on December 12, 1922.  With deep gratitude and loving remembrance, we keep the memory of those first sisters, as well as all of our sisters who served and …

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