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Deep Faith. Courageous 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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Laudato Si’ Week

Our pledge to participate in the Vatican initiated Laudato Si’ Action Platform, named after Pope Francis’ groundbreaking 2015 encyclical Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home).

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2024 Water Festival

On Tuesday, May 14 the River Raisin Institute hosted the Lake Erie Water Festival. This daylong event, held annually for 6th grade students living in Monroe County, provides hands-on activities for students to learn about the local environment.

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OSP-IHM Border community update

How are the OSP-IHM sisters, associates and friends responding to the plight of migrants from our own backyard?

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For whom the bell tolls

Join our endeavors to oppose the death penalty with this national initiative. 

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IHM Founders’ Day exhibits

The Archives staff assembled an engaging and impressive body of work that reflects the heritage of the IHM Community. Take a peek!

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Streaming Available

We welcome the public to join us for Liturgy at the Motherhouse Chapel.
Our Liturgies are also Livestreamed if you would like to watch from home.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, May 20 - Sunday, July 14, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

MCCC Fine Art Club Exhibit

May 20 – July 14, 2024 The Monroe County Community College (MCCC) Fine Art Club is a student-led group. We incorporate multiple varieties of art from students of all ages and degrees. we work through different walks of life and together, we bring different perspectives on mixed media. The exhibit, a free and open event, […]

Friday, May 31, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reflections from Mark’s Gospel

Reflections from Mark’s Gospel Presenter:  Mary Ellen Sheehan, IHM 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. IHM Motherhouse Maxis Community Room Register Here  

Sunday, August 11 - Saturday, August 17, All Day

Enter the Quiet 2nd retreat

A Weeklong Directed Retreat Spiritual Directors: Margaret Hoey, SMR and Marcell Clancy CSJ The retreat begins on Sunday in the late afternoon and ends at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Maxis IHM Spirituality Center is located in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by woodlands. Take time away and enter the quiet with a silent, directed retreat. A […]

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Featured Content

IHM Senior Living Community

IHM Senior Living Community (IHM SLC) is a sponsored Community by Saint Therese of Minnesota 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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IHM Sisters, from time to time, will have full-time and part-time positions available for all interested parties. Applicants may send their resumes and cover letters for review. At IHM Sisters, hard work does not go unnoticed. We value the skills and professionalism of staff and appreciate all they do for us. We offer competitive wages […]

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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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IHM Altar Bread Ministry

The IHM Sisters became a distributor of altar bread products in September 2017, when the Sisters of Mary Reparatrix transferred this long-time ministry to the IHMs. We felt honored to be asked to continue the Altar Bread Ministry and are grateful to the Sisters of Mary Reparatrix for entrusting this ministry to us.

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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. Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Michigan, is a 501(c) (3) organization.