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The Sisters of the Redeemer Mourn Sr. Martina Nicklaus, CSR

January 25, 2024

Sister M. Martina Nicklaus, CSR, 85, a Sister of the Redeemer who was called by God to be a healing presence in a hurting world, died January 21, 2024 at the Sisters’ Magnificat Center in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., where she resided. Baptized Blandina Nicklaus in Üchtelhausen, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Martin...

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Sisters of the Redeemer from Tanzania Arrive in U.S.

January 9, 2024

The Sisters of the Redeemer are excited and blessed to welcome three Sisters from Tanzania to live and minister alongside them in the U.S. Province for three years as part of an intra-congregational experience.  Sisters of the Redeemer, Sr. Secilia Luwongo, Sr. Noela Mkwala, and Sr. Irene Matambwe arrived in late November from Tanzania, where the...

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100th Anniversary of the Sisters of the Redeemer Arriving in North America

December 5, 2023

On Ash Wednesday 1924, 12 Sisters of the Redeemer left their homeland of Germany to travel to America where they were called to serve. Providentially, the Sisters, accompanied by two Superiors, arrived at Ellis Island on March 19, 1924—the Feast Day of their patron saint, St. Joseph. Since arriving in America nearly 100 years ago,...

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Night at the Races is Back!

July 26, 2022

Since arriving in America nearly a century ago, the Sisters of the Redeemer have responded to the needs of poor, sick, and underserved persons. Considering the demands of the times, the Sisters established ministries—one by one—most of them now part of Redeemer Health, formerly Holy Redeemer Health System. Over the years, our ministries expanded beyond...

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The Sisters of the Redeemer Mourn Sister Sophia Galm, CSR

June 22, 2022

Sister M. Sophia Galm, 91, a Sister of the Redeemer who was called by God to be a healing presence in a hurting world, died while in hospice care at St. Joseph Manor on June 20, 2022. Raised in Kirchzell, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helene Galm. She is survived...

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Sisters Break Ground on Barn at Their Redeemer Valley Farm

April 19, 2022

The Sisters of the Redeemer held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 6,500-square-foot barn at Redeemer Valley Farm on April 12, 2022. The barn will be located on 115 acres of land in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., which currently houses the Farm’s community garden as well as the Sisters’ Chapel and former Provincialate. The barn represents...

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The Chosen: Join us for Viewing and Discussion of Season One

March 23, 2022

Led by Sr. Maryanne King, the Sisters of the Redeemer invite you to join us in watching and discussing the TV show, The Chosen. The Chosen is about the story of Jesus Christ and His Ministry with the disciples. The amazing story of God’s love to humanity. It brings out the moments in Jesus Christ’s...

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Join the Sisters for a Triduum Retreat During Holy Week

March 21, 2022

Experience a profound and enlightening Holy Week. The Sisters of the Redeemer offer their beautiful campus and solemn spaces  in Meadowbrook, Pa. for you to experience the Triduum—the three days in the liturgical calendar that commemorate Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection. This extraordinary retreat begins at 4:30 p.m. with a light supper followed by the...

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Sisters: What We Look Like from the Inside

March 11, 2022

During Catholic Sisters Week, women religious become aware of the world looking at us. Some have little experience of Sisters and may envision only “movie nuns” who look like Audrey Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Whoopi Goldberg, or Maggie Smith. Some have only childhood memories of teachers with no other life than their classroom presence. Over the...

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The Sisters of the Redeemer Conclude Province Chapter with Leadership Elections

July 14, 2021

The Sisters of the Redeemer, American Province, concluded their Province Chapter on July 10. Province Chapter is a time during which the Sisters both reflect over the past five years and look towards the future, setting priorities and direction for the next five years. The theme for the 11th Province Chapter was “Drawn by Redeeming...

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