Press Releases

HM Sisters' Annual Tradition Celebrates Jesus' Birth Around the World

VILLA MARIA, Pa. (Nov. 19, 2018)–Celebrate the holiday season by joining the Sisters of the Humility of Mary for their annual Nativity Display, an indoor Advent tradition featuring hundreds of nativity sets from around the world. The Villa Maria Nativity Display will be held from 12 to 5 p.m., Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 at Villa Maria Community Center, 225 Villa Marie Road, Villa Maria, Pa. Admission and parking are free.

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HM Sisters Encourage Understanding and Advocacy in Response to Recent Headlines

VILLA MARIA, Pa. (Nov. 6, 2018)–The Sisters of the Humility of Mary have long stood in solidarity with and advocated for the human dignity of all persons. Their mission of bringing more abundant life to all God’s people has been the driving force behind their congregation’s words and witness going back to their founding in France in 1854. 

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Sisters of the Humility of Mary Condemn Racism

VILLA MARIA, Pa. ‒ The Sisters of the Humility of Mary wish to add our collective voice to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), and all the individuals, groups and organizations that condemn racism in all its forms.

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Sisters of the Humility of Mary Release Public Statement on Immigration

VILLA MARIA, Pa. ‒ In the spring of 1864, the entire congregation of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary left behind their lives in France to immigrate to the United States in response to a request from Father Louis Hoffer, a French missionary in Louisville, Ohio, who needed sisters to serve his French-speaking parishioners.

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