Spring 2016 Newsletter

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Christmas 2015 Newsletter

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Ordinandi lie prostrate. Photo by Stephanie Richer.

Four New Priests…Forever!

A HandmaidHPB Vocations, News, PRIESTS

On June 27, 2015, at Bishop Stika’s special invitation, three Handmaids of the Precious Blood had the privilege of representing our community at the ordinations of Father Jesús Guerrero-Rodriguez, Father Michael Hendershott, Father Ray Powell, and Father Scott Russell. Not surprisingly, the Sisters came home ecstatic over the whole wonderful day. Prominent in their observations were not only the ordinations …

Nuns on Social Media?

A HandmaidNews, Charism, HPB Vocations

This article was originally posted May 18, 2015. Scott Maentz, now a permanent Deacon for the Diocese of Knoxville, ministers elsewhere but the role of mediator between our cloister and the world continues through laypeople who assist us in keeping the digital walls in place. We are grateful for all those who have helped us along the way. Cloistered Nuns …

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 …