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  • Welcome

    The 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.
  • Spirituality

    Our 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 Ministries

    We 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 Mission

    The 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.
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Recent News

Susan M. Maloney, SNJM Publishes Article in the U.S. Catholic Historian

The U.S. Catholic Historian, a scholarly journal devoted to the history of the Catholic Church in the United States, selected an article by Dr. Susan M. Maloney, SNJM, "Obedience, Responsibility and Freedom: Anita M. Caspary, IHM, and the Post-Conciliar Renewal of Catholic Women Religious" to be published in their Vatican II anniversary issue (Fall, 2014 vol.32. no.4). Based on original research, this article is part of a larger biographical project, which includes documentation of Caspary's influence on the development of religious life for women in the United States.

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Walk to Raise Awareness about Human Trafficking

Sisters and Associates in Southern California gathered recently at the Southern California Partners for Global Justice and the Coalition Against Slavery & Trafficking in LA's Walk to Raise Awareness about Human Trafficking. Students and faculty from Ramona Convent Secondary School joined them as well.

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Candlelight Vigil for Trafficking Awareness

Sisters and Associates from the Spokane Mission Centre Justice Focus group recently joined more than a hundred people at the citywide Candlelight Vigil for Trafficking Awareness at Riverfront Park in Spokane. City officials, victims, artists and supporters participated. The vigil is sponsored annually by Lutheran Family Services, which takes the lead in anti-trafficking resources and awareness.

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