Mother in 2005.

Mother David Marie, HPB

A HandmaidHISTORY, News

Mother David Marie of Our Mother of Sorrows Entered 2 February 1955 First Vows 10 July 1958 Final Vows 10 July 1961 Mother General 1978 – 1995 As a means of allowing priests, deacons, religious, and laity a way to share in our charism of prayer and sacrifice for priests, Mother established the Oblates of the Precious Blood in 1981 …

Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity, HPB

A HandmaidNews, Diamond Jubilee, HISTORY

Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity Our First Handmaid Of the first three women who came to New Mexico to begin the Handmaids of the Precious Blood, only Sister Elizabeth persevered in her vocation until death. A victim of childhood polio at age 11, she was paralyzed below the waist, but was so undeterred in her pursuit of God that our …

Praying for the deceased.

Funeral and Interment


Funeral for Mother David Marie, H.P.B. and Interment for Handmaids of the Precious Blood at New Home in Tennessee Throughout the summer, we were working to move our entire cemetary in NM to our new house in TN. Ultimately 40 remains needed to be disinterred and transported across the country. While some were able to be shipped by normal means, …

Happy to be with our Shepherd, Bishop Richard F. Stika of Knoxville, TN.

Diocese of Knoxville Eucharistic Congress


Diocese Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Jubilee With Eucharistic Congress We had the great privilege and blessing to attend the Diocese of Knoxville’s Eucharistic Congress on 14 Sept 2013 at the invitation of Bishop Stika. The Congress helped begin the celebration of Diocese’s 25th anniversary and brought together over 5,000 fervent Catholics from all over. We enjoyed presentations by Dr. Scott …

The U Haul follows the Sisters as they arrive on May 6th at their new home.

Heading East to Tennessee


Handmaids Head East to Tennessee The beginnings of our historic move to the Diocese of Knoxville, Tennessee with a small contingent of Sisters from Jemez Springs, New Mexico. God willing, more will follow later.