WelcomeThe Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is an international congregation of Catholic Women Religious, Associates and Lay Consecrated who are dedicated to the full development of the human person through education, social justice, contemplation, and the arts.
SpiritualityOur Foundress, Mother Marie Rose Durocher, was a contemplative in action. The fire of Mother Marie Rose that we carry gives life to our SNJM reality.
Our MinistriesWe work in multiple settings for the full development of the human person. These settings include preschools, parishes, tutoring centers or graduate programs; studios, prisons, immigrant centers or clinics; leading processes that guide communities to choose a Gospel path, or directing programs that promote systemic change.
Support Our MissionThe legacy of faith, vision and courage of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is enkindled in our ministries. Through your prayers or financial support, the Sisters continue the work that was begun more than 150 years ago by Blessed Marie Rose Durocher: full development of the human person through education, social justice, contemplation, and the arts.
National Honor Society Induction at Ramona Convent Secondary School
The Ramona Convent Secondary School community recently celebrated the induction of 23 young women into the National Honor Society for being "outstanding in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership and service."
Holy Names University Students Attend Protest
Holy Names University students participated in a vigil and peaceful protest against the School of the Americas (Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation) in Fort Benning, GA. The protest reflects HNU's commitment to social justice.
Mazenod High School in Lesotho
Students at Mazenod High School in Lesotho created a book with Crystal Clark, SNJM that you can read: Shaluza Book.
Prayer of Thanksgiving
We have shared a Prayer of Thanksgiving in our Prayers section at: http://www.snjmusontario.org/who-we-are/spirituality/prayers
Food for Thought Luncheon Breaks Record
St. Mary's Academy's 20th annual Food for Thought luncheon for tuition assistance raised a record-breaking amount. Read more at: http://blog.oregonlive.com/my-portland/2013/11/st_marys_ academys_food_for_tho_2.html.
New Papal Document
The first major exhortation by Pope Francis provides a window into his thinking about the role of the Church now and into the future. You can read the full text at: http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/francesco/ apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20131124_evangelii-gaudium_en.html.