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  • Jubilee Celebrations

    Jubilee Celebrations

    Nine Jubilarians joined friends and family in the chapel at Mary’s Woods in Marylhurst, Oregon on Oct. 4 to celebrate their 60, 70 and 80 year anniversaries as Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.

  • Final Vow Ceremonies

    Final Vow Ceremonies

    Feelings of joy and thanksgiving overflowed as the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary celebrated the profession of perpetual vows of their newest member, Sr. Sophia Park, in a ceremony filled with music and laughter.

  • Feast Day of Blessed Marie Rose

    Feast Day of Blessed Marie Rose

    October 6 is the Feast Day of Blessed Marie Rose, our Foundress. Sisters and Associates across the Province gather to celebrate and renew their vows and commitments.

  • Novice Reception Ceremonies

    Novice Reception Ceremonies

    The Novice reception ceremony for Michelle Garlinski was held on July 31, 2015 in the chapel at St. Mary's Academy, Winnipeg. This photo shows the point in the ceremony where all were applauding the new novice!


“In our daily living we share talents, work, leisure, success, failures, sufferings, and joys. Our active participation in building the local community is expressed in community gatherings and celebrations.” —SNJM Constitutions

Celebrations are an ongoing part of community life for the Sisters of the Holy Names. They reflect the gratitude, joy and unity that fill the Sisters’ hearts in times of joy and sorrow alike. Celebrating together helps to renew the vitality of the community and sustains the Sisters in their many forms of ministry.

Golden Jubilarians