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We are women of the Word.

Jesus Christ empowers us with purpose in our work in schools, hospitals, clinics, parishes, prisons and communities.

We invite you to partner with us and share our mission.


photo of Sister Gloria Marie JonesWe are an international congregation of women who:

  • follow in the footsteps of our foundress, Mother Pia Backes,
  • care for “the young, the poor and the vulnerable,”
  • shape our service to the changing needs of our times,
  • embrace Jesus Christ as the center of our lives,
  • search for the Lord together – “one soul and one heart in God.”