Sister Michelle and children in Mexico 

We are engaged in ministries that focus on:

building communities of justice and love — by assisting in the formation and facilitation of right relationships between and among individuals and groups;

eradicating material poverty — by addressing the systemic causes and effects of poverty;

ending gender discrimination against women — by working to transform or to bring to an end those systems and structures which oppress women and to collaborate with others in the creation of just and inclusive systems and structures.

Sisters of the Holy Cross are:

  • educators
  • nurses
  • administrators
  • counselors
  • social workers
  • parish and campus ministers
  • retreat leaders
  • writers
  • attorneys
  • advocates for social justice and systemic reform 

Serving throughout the world in:

  • schools Sisters in Jinja, Uganda, visit an elderly woman.
  • hospitals
  • social service agencies
  • churches and parishes
  • retreat houses and centers of prayer
  • community organizations

To learn more about some of the congregation's ministries and projects, see Global Ministries.

Sisters of the Holy Cross minister in eight countries on four continents around the world.


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