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Deep Faith. Couragous Spirit.
Action for Justice.

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, are Catholic women drawn together in community and bound together in faith. Urged by the love of God, we respond to the pressing needs of our time as we pursue justice, peace and a sustainable way of life. Remaining faithful to our roots, we continue to educate and serve in a variety of ways.

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Summer in Review

Nature beckons us to enjoy the gifts of creation and each other. Cheers to summer 2021!

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Detroit Youth Choir concert

The Detroit Youth Choir concert concluded an extended year of events celebrating the founding of the IHM in Monroe. The concert was held on Sunday, Sept. 12 at St. Mary’s Park, the site where Sister Theresa Maxis Duchemmin established the congregation in a log cabin in 1845. Everyone in attendance enjoyed the talented, spirited group that performed various songs of different genres.

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Garden Almanac – Aug./Sept. 2021

Check out our recent edition of the Garden Almanac, a monthly spring and summer newsletter highlighting ecology programs, events, and the latest Community Garden news.

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IHMs in Ministry

Sr. Anne talks about how the IHM ministry grant assists her and the River Raisin Institute team in their mission.

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Livestreaming Available

The Liturgy of the Eucharist will be Livestreamed from the IHM Motherhouse Chapel. Please note that at this time, the Motherhouse Chapel is not open to the public. We are being extremely cautious in ensuring the health and safety of our residents and staff, as well as the faithful community who worship with us.

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Order Now!

“Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters of Michigan” highlights the history and accomplishments of the IHM Sisters since 1845. Researched and written by award-winning journalist Patricia Montemurri, the book is full of both archival and modern photos.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 12, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Detroit Youth Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (DYC)

Detroit Youth Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (DYC) appearing in concert to help celebrate the 175th anniversary with the people of Monroe.

Saturday, October 23, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

God’s Dream of a Non-Violent Humanity Webinar

In this Webinar, we will explore the elements of a spirituality of non-violence, prayer and peace. Drawing from ancient traditions of non-violence and the person of Jesus, we will discover the essential elements of active non-violence and peacemaking. Presenters: IHM’s; Judith Bonini, Joan Kusak and Elizabeth Walters Joan Kusak, IHM, has also served in campus ministry, […]

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Working at the IHM Motherhouse

The IHM Sisters offer a totally renovated building with a home-like, peace-filled setting, located on a beautiful campus.

Come join us as part of the IHM or IHM Senior Living Community team.

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IHM Senior Living Community

IHM Senior Living Community (IHM SLC) is a sponsored ministry of the IHM Sisters and is housed within the IHM Motherhouse. The area’s only Life Plan Community, we provide complete accommodations for aging with grace—that means independent living with the confidence that if more advanced support is ever needed, it can be provided onsite.

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Season of Creation 2021

A home for all?
Renewing the Oikos of God
Join us in this worldwide celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home. As followers of Christ from around the globe, we share a common role as caretakers of God’s creation. We recognize and honor that our wellbeing is interwoven with its wellbeing and rejoice in this opportunity to care for our common home and the sisters and brothers who share it.

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Spirituality Centers

The IHM community has Spirituality Centers in Monroe, Riverview and Bloomfield Hills Michigan. Each provides an atmosphere of respect to all persons who are engaged in the quest for God. A variety of programs are offered to assist in transformational learning and spiritual growth as well as retreat opportunities and spiritual direction,

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Published quarterly, highlighting news and events of the IHM Sisters as well as offering articles for reflection and contemplation. It is available by subscription or online.

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Banquet and Conference Facility

Our banquet and conference center is located on the Motherhouse campus and offers businesses, schools, organizations and families a place to gather for a variety of purposes.  Whether it’s for a conference, reunion, wedding or special banquet, our events team will help you coordinate your event from start to finish.

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Joining the Mission

We live the redeeming mission of Jesus in a variety of ways as sisters (vowed members) and as associates (men and women who make a non-vowed commitment to share in the life and ministry of the community).

Give, Donate, Support

IHM Sisters are in this together – with each other, and with you. We invite you to consider new ways to get involved.