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Statement on Buffalo, NY Shooting

May 19, 2022 | Posted in Statements
Statement on Buffalo, NY Shooting

We, Sisters of the Humility of Mary, “will use our voice for peace and justice and work to eradicate all traces of racism.” [HM Litany of Hope and Promise 2021]. We cry out in anger and sadness as we witness …


Statement on Ukraine

February 22, 2022 | Posted in Statements
Statement on Ukraine

As Sisters of the Humility of Mary, Associates and Covenant Companions, we have committed ourselves to be “faithful to the message and mission of the Gospel and the words of Jesus” who commanded us to love one another. As we …


Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial

April 22, 2021 | Posted in Statements

God of Truth, We join the many in our country at the announcement of a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. We know that a guilty verdict will not restore George Floyd’s life. We hope that the just verdict …


In Response to Events in Washington

January 8, 2021 | Posted in Statements

As Sisters of the Humility of Mary, committed to Jesus’ mission of bringing more abundant life to our world, to non-violence and compassionate justice, and to courageously speaking the truth, we watched the events unfolding in our nation’s capital this …


Sisters Join Call for an End to Racism & Violence

June 2, 2020 | Posted in Statements

We, Sisters of the Humility of Mary, unite our voices, hearts and prayers with the many groups and organizations that are speaking out against the racism and violence directed to people of color in our own cities and country. “I …


Statement on El Paso & Dayton Shootings

August 2, 2019 | Posted in Statements

As Sisters of the Humility of Mary, we share Jesus’ mission of bringing more abundant life to God’s people. Yet once again, we are overwhelmed with the incomprehensible tragedy of violent death in El Paso and Dayton. As women with …


Land of the Free-Children in Cages

July 23, 2019 | Posted in Statements

The shocking stories and images from our southern border and immigrant detention centers across the United States portray an intolerable reality. The ongoing separation of families at the border and dangerous plight of unaccompanied children violate the Gospel message, the …


Sisters Issue Statement on Immigration

November 19, 2018 | Posted in Statements

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 …


Statement on Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

November 18, 2018 | Posted in Statements

Once again our nation is mourning the senseless loss of life, this time at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Those gathered in worship that morning were celebrating the naming of a child, usually a joy-filled moment of new …


Public Statement on Immigration

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Statements

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 …