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Mission Statement

The Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, religious organization incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1845 in Monroe, Michigan by Sister Theresa Maxis, the Sisters of IHM established the foundation in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1871. With nearly 500 Sisters in vowed membership, each one has a profound commitment to religious life. Inspired by the spirit and purpose of Saint Alphonsus, the Sisters of IHM participate in the redeeming mission of Jesus by celebrating and proclaiming the Good News of God?s unconditional love for all people. The Sisters of IHM seek to establish peace sites where dialogue can take place, to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor, and to promote justice for all persons in local and global dimensions.

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With a profound commitment to religious life, the Sisters of IHM proclaim God's inconditional love for all by channeling their energies to foster respect for diversity.

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friendsofthepoorscranton.org

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