Sisters of the Redeemer Virtual Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

January 22, 2021

Informed by the Sister of the Redeemer’s mission to be a healing presence in a hurting world, this book club provides an opportunity to open one’s mind and heart, to learn about and gain new perspectives and inspire us to incorporate these learnings into our everyday lives. We invite you to join us on Sunday,...

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Praying for Peace and Unity in our Nation

January 20, 2021

On Inauguration Day, we pray for a peaceful transition for all. Below you will find a prayer service used this week in the Sisters’ Chapel to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His life and legacy need not be nor should not be limited to one day and his message of peace, unity, and non-violence, it...

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Repairing our Democracy: Standing with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

January 7, 2021

As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, we, the Sisters of the Redeemer, stand with the other more than 1300 leaders of Catholic sisters nationwide as we make this statement: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) joins with the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence and lawlessness yesterday in...

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Everyday Redeeming Love: Refreshing, Replenishing and Renewing Your Spirit

November 11, 2020

Like a dry, weary land without water, the psalmist gasps a soul thirst toward God (Psalm 63). Pandemic and politics, viruses of body and body politic, drying up my spirit and our spirit, depleting our reserves in a time of scarcity, even aridity, in daily life as it is now. The biblical world of land...

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The Sisters of the Redeemer Mourn Sr. Mary Alphonse Hamel

September 10, 2020

Sr. Mary Alphonse Hamel, 86, a Sister of the Redeemer for 63 years, died September 8, 2020. Sister was born Lorraine Therese Hamel in Laconia, N.H., and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., by her parents, the late Doris and Lorenzo Alphonse Hamel. She is survived by her beloved brother Frank; nieces Margaret Hamel-Daymon (James) and Theresa...

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Everyday Redeeming Love: A Virtual Celebration of Blessed Alphonse Maria

September 10, 2020

Zoom in on September 9 to celebrate! Zoom down starting with God’s love story in creation. Zoom further to Jesus’ love story in the flesh and blood of time and space in redemption. Zoom way down like a Google Earth picture, to Niederbrönn, France to a singular love story with a still-silent annunciation at the...

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Celebrate the Feast of Blessed Alphonse Maria Eppinger

September 9, 2020

Today, September 9th, we celebrate the Feast of Blessed Alphonse Maria Eppinger, our Founder, and a woman of deep faith and active compassion for others’ suffering. This date, which is also her birthday, was assigned by the Vatican upon her beatification in 2018. Her legacy of caring for sick, poor, and vulnerable persons continues to...

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Newsletter – September 2020

September 8, 2020

Upcoming Events Currently our regular public events are on hold as the world experiences this Pandemic.  We look forward with hope to the time we can gather again to celebrate the gift of community and faith. Feast of our Foundress, Blessed Alphonse Maria Eppinger, – September 9th. Elizabeth Eppinger was born in Niederbronn (Alsace) on...

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Everyday Redeeming Love: Powerful WORDS

September 2, 2020

Useless is the horse for safety; despite its great strength, it cannot be saved. The biblical context: a victory psalm of the power of God’s word in creative design contrasting with the plots of kings wreaking destruction with armies. This man Leroy’s context: the early 80’s as the Bishop of Amarillo, Texas, with the nation’s...

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The Sisters of the Redeemer Mourn Sr. Barbara Deitrich

July 25, 2020

Sr. Barbara Mary Deitrich, 72, a Sister of the Redeemer who was called by God to be a healing presence in a hurting world, died July 22, 2020. Sr. Barbara was born and raised in Pottsville, Pa. and was the daughter of the late John and Julia Deitrich and the beloved and devoted sister of...

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