Vocations Snapshot

A Snapshot of our Vocation for Priests We are dedicated to the sanctification of priests and live an intense life of prayer centered around the Eucharist. Visit Number in Community: 13 Professed Foundation: May 25th, 1947 (Pentecost Sunday) 
by Father Gerald M.C. Fitzgerald, s.P. Represented in US Diocese: Knoxville, TN with our motherhouse located in New Market, TN. Mission Statement/Description: The Handmaids …

Living In Adoration

  How are We Living in Adoration? By cultivating the privilege of constant adoration of Our Lord Himself, our life is tied, anchored and focused in the Blessed Sacrament. In these precious hours, we pray for the burdens of the priesthood and offer every prayer intention we receive, as well as all the needs of souls everywhere, to Christ the …

Contact Us

Social Media While we share information on Facebook, we prefer to communicate with individuals by email. (See Nuns on Social Media.)   Messages, posts, notifications, etc. will be received but not necessarily answered within social media venues. It’s best to use the contact form below or any of our links found on the website for vocations, our oblate program, adopting priests, …

Contemplative Nuns are Evangelical?

A Handmaid HPB Vocations

“…if it is true that only a contemplative disciple can hand on the Good News, then a life entirely devoted to contemplation is by its very nature evangelical.” Archbishop José Rodriguez Carballo, OFM From a speech given on Pro Orantibus Day 2013 On this day of Prayer Pro Orantibus, a day dedicated to all those who have chosen a wholly contemplative life …

Archbishop Sheehan blesses Rev. Mother Marietta after her re-election.

Chapter of Elections

A Handmaid HISTORY, HPB Vocations

Handmaids Chapter of Elections On October 2nd, 2013 the Handmaids of the Precious Blood all gathered at Cor Jesu Monastery in Jemez Springs, NM for a Chapter of Elections. Handmaids of the Precious Blood from all three houses (Benton, Tennessee; Jemez Springs, New Mexico; Lake Villa, Illinois) participated. Rev. Mother Marietta was re-elected for a second term as the Reverend …